|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
Russia Reserves Fall $7.9 Billion, Biggest Drop Since May
Bloomberg - 10/23/2014 11:17:58 AM
“So far this level isn’t critical although the trend of falling reserves isn’t optimistic,” Vladimir Tikhomirov, chief economist at BCS Financial Group in Moscow, said by phone. The foreign currency and gold holdings have slumped about 13 percent ...
Central Bank of Russia : International Reserves of the Russian Federation (Weekly values as of the end of accounting date)
4 Traders - 10/23/2014 10:56:29 AM
A country's international reserves are those external assets that are readily ... reserve position in the IMF and monetary gold. Foreign exchange includes foreign currency; balances on nostro corresponding accounts including unallocated gold accounts ...
World Bank Paper Urges India to Get Ready for Bumpy Ride
The Wall Street Journal - 10/22/2014 9:53:15 AM
As Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan gets the country ready to face the end of the easy ... The rupee hasn’t fallen as the dollar rises, foreign exchange reserves slid only modestly, and growth projections have been revised up.
November Vote: Do the Swiss Believe in Gold?
allaboutalpha.com - 10/22/2014 11:36:27 PM
A “yes” vote will mandate the repatriation of foreign-held gold owned by the Swiss National ... with the Swiss government’s bear-market sale of half of the country’s gold reserves between 1999 and 2003, a period when gold was selling for between ...
Armenian MP: Armenia has crossed the red line of economic security
arminfo.info - 10/23/2014 7:50:22 AM
He said that a country's foreign reserves should exceed imports ... ArmInfo's experts report that five years ago Armenia's gold and foreign exchange reserves covered more than half of its foreign debt but in the last years the debt has grown.
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.
First Poll Shows 'Yes' Side has Upper Hand Ahead Of Swiss Gold Referendum
Forbes - 10/22/2014 1:42:19 PM
(Kitco News) - A slim majority of Swiss citizens said they would vote yes to force the Swiss National Bank to increase and hold on to their gold reserves, according to the country’s first ... about 7.8% of its foreign reserves. By Neils Christensen ...
Swiss gold referendum holds risks for franc
Reuters - 10/23/2014 9:23:26 AM
LONDON/ZURICH, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The Swiss franc has been a haven of relative calm in choppy currency markets in recent weeks, but a referendum next month on "saving" Switzerland's gold reserves ... have considerable foreign-exchange implications going ...
India’s forex reserves up $945.6 mn
The Hindu Business Line - 10/24/2014 11:38:15 AM
India’s foreign exchange (forex ... which form a bulk of the reserves, rose $914.1 million to $287.79 billion in the reporting week. Gold reserves remained unchanged at $20.01 billion. Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) and the country’s reserve position ...
Putin: 'Global Economy Would Suffer If Oil Prices Remain At $80 Per Barrel'
The Business Insider - 10/17/2014 12:58:08 PM
Putin attempted to dismiss concerns surrounding the currency saying: Russia is among the world's leading countries in terms of foreign exchange and gold reserves. We have enough to adjust the rate of the ruble if necessary. However, this argument has ...
Swiss ‘Yes' and ‘No' Gold Initiative Campaigns Compete at Launches in Bern
Forex Street - 10/24/2014 11:23:56 AM
Schlüer said that this was not true, and that one alternative would be for the SNB to reduce the size of its balance sheet, bringing down the absolute level of foreign exchange ... than other countries, for example, Germany. Since gold reserve holdings ...
The World Bank’s optimism on Pakistan
The Express Tribune - 10/23/2014 6:56:06 PM
The World ... import cover of foreign exchange reserves (of two months as compared with more than five months of Bangladesh, eight months of India and six months of Sri Lanka). Despite the unfavourable comparison with other South Asian countries, the ...
Venezuela's Gold Appears To Be Still In Venezuela But For How Long?
GoldSeek - 9/24/2014 11:52:21 AM
An arbitration court of the World Bank ruled that Venezuela needs to ... whose gold holdings represent such a high percentage of total foreign exchange and gold reserves, the other countries being the US, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal.
Gold ends higher on dollar drop, China growth prospects
CNBC - 10/13/2014 2:54:26 AM
gold contracts on Monday, the latest Asian country to start exchange-traded contracts with the aim of providing a regional benchmark price. The launch comes as Asia, home to the world's top two gold buyers, China and India, has been clamoring to gain ...
Rigged Gold Price Distorts Perception of Economic Reality
Global Research - 9/23/2014 2:45:21 PM
China is considering a gold-backed yuan, which would make the Chinese currency highly desirable as a reserve asset ... which to support the dollar with purchases in the foreign exchange market. Other countries, such as Switzerland, will print their ...