|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
Serbia’s gold reserve 17.44 tons
InSerbia - 11/26/2014 2:23:43 AM
With this amount, Serbia ranks 62nd in the world ... name of the country is an official secret according to the rules of the NBS. The NBS does not consider selling the gold, which amounts to 4.85 percent of the total foreign exchange reserves, but it ...
Gold prices may surge if Swiss vote on reserves passes
USA Today - 11/25/2014 3:46:38 PM
GENEVA — Global gold prices may surge in the coming week if Swiss voters approve a controversial measure that would force their country's ... according to the World Gold Council. The United States has the world's largest reserves at 8,133.5 tons.
Gold Games: follow or refrain?
Azer News - 11/27/2014 6:36:04 PM
"Azerbaijan has certain limits, according to which part of the foreign exchange reserves are directed to the purchase of gold." Currently ... it to enter the list of top dynamic growing countries of the world. “That’s why it’s difficult to predict ...
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 ...
France may be next in line to bring its gold back
Mining - 11/26/2014 12:46:29 PM
The leader of the far-right Front National party also demanded a gradual reallocation of a portion of foreign ... on The World Gold Council's latest central bank holdings report, the country has 2,435.4 tonnes of gold, accounting for 65% of its reserves.
Active Investing: Opportunity In Gold
Seeking Alpha - 11/26/2014 8:35:57 AM
China, Russia, India, Korea and Japan combined hold around two-thirds of all foreign exchange reserves ... are held by countries considered the developing world it seems to me that these cultures may be much more comfortable with gold over paper.
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 ...
Foreign reserves dip $2bn in one month
NATIONAL MIRROR - 11/24/2014 10:28:41 PM
Foreign exchange ... reserves to Yuan. Xiaojie said it demonstrated the closeness between both countries, which currently have an annual bilateral trade volume of 13 billion dollars. “Nigeria is among few countries, or two or four countries, in the ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/24/2011 11:56:31 AM
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.
Full of holes
The Economist online - 11/27/2014 12:23:50 PM
All this has alarmed many Swiss, who have a particularly soft spot for gold. The Swiss franc was explicitly backed by gold until 2000, long after most rich countries had switched ... s profits would fall. Foreign-exchange reserves are typically held ...
The 10 Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves In The World
The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 10:22:14 AM
We put together a list of the countries with the biggest official gold holdings as reported by the World Gold Council (WGC ... a very small percent of China's $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, compared with the international average of ...
$15b reserves target nears as govt raises $1b by selling Sukuk bonds
customstoday.com.pk - 11/27/2014 7:01:42 AM
With the proceeds, the country’s foreign exchange reserves are ... the country is set to cross the $15bn reserves barrier and will be eligible to benefit from the concessionary development lending window of the World Bank – International Bank for ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
Countries all over the world hold financial reserves, in bonds or money market instruments denominated in some other currency. They also hold gold ... for foreign currencies. Most countries are now pretty heavily invested in their foreign exchange reserves.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Forex reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign currencies ... India ranks 5th in the world with a foreign exchange reserves of $262 billion as of June 2009. So let's find out which are the 10 nations with the largest foreign ...
Losing faith in U.S. gold
Resource Investor - 11/24/2014 3:19:11 PM
The repatriation movement has been driven by suspicion that the Federal Reserve and other central banks may have leased or sold gold it was holding on behalf of other countries to bullion ... euro and pound foreign exchange reserves and adding to their ...