|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
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Bloomberg - 3/14/2013 1:12:30 AM
China is likely to limit its gold holdings to 2 percent of its total foreign exchange reserves ... That’s about 1.8 percent of its total reserves, according to data from the World Gold Council. “If the Chinese government were to buy too ...
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jagranjosh.com - 8/8/2010 11:54:12 PM
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HispanicBusiness.com - 12/6/2013 4:12:45 PM
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