|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
20 countries with the largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 8:24:05 AM
Foreign exchange reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign currencies ... China has become one of the world's fastest-growing major economies. As of 2013, it is the world's second-largest economy by both nominal total GDP and ...
Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
In the past, during the Bretton Woods system — an international monetary system formed after the second world war, foreign exchange reserves were used by countries through their ... comprise foreign currency assets, gold and special drawing rights ...
The Bank of Russia will not waste all its reserves
Vestnik Kavkaza - 10/17/2014 11:56:42 PM
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The 10 Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves In The World
The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 10:22:14 AM
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Philippines sheds foreign exchange for a ninth month
interaksyon.com - 10/20/2014 2:56:16 PM
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Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/24/2013 11:58:56 PM
What is a reserve currency? Countries all over the world hold financial reserves, in bonds or money market instruments denominated in some other currency. They also hold gold and Special ... heavily invested in their foreign exchange reserves.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
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Foreign investment falls by 26pc in Jul-Sept
Pakistan Defence - 10/19/2014 1:21:25 AM
KARACHI: Foreign investment further fell in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, reflecting a highly disappointing situation. The government is inviting investors from the entire world ... country is unable to improve its foreign exchange reserves ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 10/4/2014 9:56:07 PM
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.
Top 12 Countries with Highest Foreign Exchange Reserves
Silicon India - 5/13/2013 4:54:50 AM
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Forex reserves to improve further by December end: Dar
Business Recorder - 10/20/2014 1:23:13 PM
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China speeds up transformation of yuan into global currency after crisis
South China Morning Post - 10/20/2014 5:23:36 AM
As US long bond yields dip below 2 per cent, we are reminded once again that when the world gets nervous ... up from 900 in 2011. Dozens of countries hold yuan in their foreign-exchange reserves. Global banks are thrilled; they practically swoon as ...
Russia And China Want Gold To Diversify Massive Foreign Exchange Reserves
Seeking Alpha - 8/5/2013 7:14:25 PM
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Swiss central bankers get hit by gold movement
Gulf News - 10/16/2014 7:08:34 AM
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Tighter Grip Needed On Switzerland’s Gold?
Value Walk - 10/19/2014 12:31:18 AM
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