|Rank||Country||Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)|
|31||United Arab Emirates||53,590,000,000|
|75||Trinidad and Tobago||10,210,000,000|
|86||Congo, Republic of the||5,886,000,000|
|92||Papua New Guinea||4,445,000,000|
|96||Bosnia and Herzegovina||4,150,000,000|
|140||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||755,700,000|
|160||Sao Tome and Principe||51,470,000|
Definition: This entry gives the dollar value for the stock of all financial assets that are available to the central monetary authority for use in meeting a country's balance of payments needs as of the end-date of the period specified. This category includes not only foreign currency and gold, but also a country's holdings of Special Drawing Rights in the International Monetary Fund, and its reserve position in the Fund.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold map
Austria to repatriate large gold reserves from Britain
AsiaOne - 5/28/2015 2:38:45 PM
VIENNA - Austria's central bank announced on Thursday it would repatriate a large part of its gold reserves currently stored in Britain, after auditors warned of the risk of bulk storing in a foreign country. Until now the Austrian National Bank has kept ...
China Launches Gold Fund Exclusive For Countries Along Ancient Silk Road
morningnewsusa.com - 5/25/2015 12:33:27 PM
China has launched a gold ... Exchange (SGE). About 60 of the 65 total nations along the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road have invested in the fund. Many of the countries found along this route were identified as important ...
Depreciating dollar, RBI investment returns hike foreign reserves
Webindia 123 - 5/23/2015 12:07:11 PM
According to the data furnished by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its weekly statistical supplement, India's total foreign exchange reserves grew by ... 329.12 billion in the week under review. The country's gold reserves remained stagnant at $19.33 ...
Dawn - 5/25/2015 1:42:03 AM
QATAR, the world’s largest exporter of ... on infrastructure such ports and railways. Foreign exchange reserves, currently around $42bn, provide an import cover of over seven months. In addition, the country’s sovereign wealth fund, managed by the ...
Keen observations: IMF warns country at delicate turn, says reforms must continue
The Express Tribune - 5/28/2015 9:59:34 AM
Unlike the other way around, it is usually the country that approaches the fund either to shore up its depleting foreign exchange reserves or raise money to ... emerging economies’ of the world. In response to a question about the sale of profitable ...
Why are EM forex reserves in a sustained decline?
Financial Times - 5/28/2015 3:57:29 PM
Emerging market (EM) official foreign exchange (FX ... biggest percentage reductions in FX reserves since the beginning of 2014 have been in Nigeria, Russia, Malaysia, Romania, South Africa, and Hungary. In all countries, a degree of valuation change ...
China Creates Gold Investment Fund For Central Banks
GoldSeek - 5/25/2015 11:32:01 PM
China has announced the establishment of a new international gold fund with over 60 countries as members ... and yet gold buying remains small when compared to the huge foreign exchange reserves built up in the last 20 years. For 17 consecutive quarters ...
Central Bank of Russia : International Reserves of the Russian Federation (Weekly values as of the end of accounting date)
4 Traders - 5/21/2015 11:58:14 PM
A country's international ... International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity: Guidelines for a Data Template (2012). The international reserves consist of foreign exchange, SDR holdings, reserve position in the IMF and monetary gold.
Sudan: The Land of Golden Opportunities
theworldfolio.com - 5/28/2015 2:10:07 PM
Sudan – the country which prides itself ... capable of feeding the whole of the Arab world – but abundant gold and mineral resources capable of becoming major foreign exchange earners, while oil reserves are also still ripe for further exploitation.
Forex reserves at all-time high of $354 bn
Rediff India Abroad - 5/22/2015 4:33:14 PM
India's foreign exchange ... the yen held in the reserves. The gold reserves remained stable at $19.335 billion. The special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund were up by $27.8 million to $4.090 billion, while the country's reserve ...
Gold and currency rates in UAE today: Gold flat @ $1,185
Emirates247 - 5/28/2015 5:56:11 AM
Gold fell 1.7 per cent on Tuesday, its sharpest one-day drop since April, as investors believed the robust data would prompt the Federal Reserve to soon raise ... by the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group. Foreign Exchange Rates The Foreign Exchange Rates ...
Austria repatriation of Gold not due to Brexit talks – ECB’s Nowotny
Forex Street - 5/28/2015 11:11:09 AM
Instead, the Governor said the move reflects the trend among central banks, including Bundesbank, to repatriate gold to the home country. The Austrian National Bank, which administers Austria's 280 tonnes of gold reserves, said by 2020 50 percent of the ...
India launches cash for gold scheme
worldfinance.com - 5/26/2015 10:09:06 AM
After fuel, the precious metal is the country’s largest import, with nearly 900 tonnes of gold imported annually, making it the world’s ... institutions cash reserve, allowing it to increase lending as well as being exchanged for foreign currency.
The irresistible rise of the renminbi and the IMF
Japan Times - 5/27/2015 9:03:29 AM
The renminbi is already a major currency for world ... international reserve system’s inadequacy when it comes to ensuring sufficient liquidity for emerging economies. Although emerging economies have since accumulated larger foreign-exchange reserves ...
What India’s Gold Monetization Program Means for You
The Wall Street Journal - 5/27/2015 2:36:56 AM
If the government is able to put the stockpiles of idle gold to use, it could help curb imports, which currently stand at nearly 1,000 tons annually and reduce the country’s need for foreign exchange reserves. What’s the rate of interest? The rate will ...