|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
The foreign exchange reserves question
Live Mint - 4/15/2014 1:02:47 PM
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The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 12:23:56 PM
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Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
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The Economic Times - 4/11/2014 11:01:40 PM
KOLKATA: India's foreign ... of the country's GDP. The reserves had hit an all-time high of $321 billion in September 2011. In contrast, China's foreign exchange reserves stood at $3.66 trillion as of end 2013, the highest in the world.
Make Way for China Gold Buying Frenzy
The Daily Reckoning - 4/17/2014 3:23:35 PM
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10 Countries Hoarding Enormous Stockpiles Of Gold
The Business Insider - 1/15/2013 11:56:56 PM
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Rediff India Abroad - 11/15/2010 4:03:03 AM
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Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
jagranjosh.com - 8/8/2010 11:54:12 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.
No Forex reserves large enough to ward off external shocks says Rajan
NDTV - 4/11/2014 1:33:11 AM
Reserve Bank Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan has said though the country has enough ... China's foreign exchange reserves stood at a staggering $3.66 trillion as of end 2013, making it the largest in the world, while at the best of times, India could not ...
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Post - 4/12/2014 10:50:21 AM
Mumbai: India's foreign exchange ... April 4, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed. The forex reserves have soared past 300 billion USD mark for the first time since December 2011. This is the sixth consecutive week of increase in the country's forex ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/24/2013 11:58:56 PM
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Eyeing on $15 billion FE reserves
Pakistan Observer - 4/17/2014 9:14:20 PM
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Russia And China Want Gold To Diversify Massive Foreign Exchange Reserves
Seeking Alpha - 8/5/2013 11:17:48 PM
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China Gold Demand Rising 25% by 2017 as Buyers Get Wealthier
Bloomberg - 4/15/2014 4:34:33 AM
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