|Rank||Country||Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)|
|33||United Arab Emirates||58,040,000,512|
|76||Trinidad and Tobago||10,069,999,616|
|94||Congo, Republic of the||5,239,000,064|
|95||Bosnia and Herzegovina||5,001,999,872|
|108||Papua New Guinea||2,926,000,128|
|127||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||1,582,000,000|
|164||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||115,000,000|
|166||Micronesia, Federated States of||75,060,000|
|167||Sao Tome and Principe||46,600,000|
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, 2014See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold map
Forex reserves dip $1.8 billion in July on valuation changes
Economic Times - 7/31/2015 3:03:03 PM
... euro's depreciation of euro against dollar make India's foreign exchange reserves poorer by about $1.8 billion in the last five weeks. Euro and gold are important contributors to the country's forex reserves and a change in valuation affect the total ...
20 countries with the largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 1:53:22 PM
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 ...
Forex reserves up $322 million: RBI
Times of India - 8/1/2015 10:15:32 AM
The growth in the reserves came after international markets stablised with Greece reaching an agreement with its creditors. MUMBAI: After four consecutive weeks of decline, India's foreign exchange ... The country's gold reserves were stagnant at ...
Forex reserves up USD 321.7 million to USD 353.648 billion
Money Control - 7/31/2015 5:04:45 PM
Country's foreign exchange reserves rose by 321.7 million to USD ... pound and the yen, held in the reserves. The country's gold reserves remained unchanged at USD 19.074 billion. The special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund were up ...
Analysts see naira rescue in keeping more FX reserves in Chinese Yuan
Businessday - 7/30/2015 11:58:08 AM
Central banks all over the world ... reserves, says Essien Usoro, head research, Greenwich Trust Limited. Besides, the reduction of export of the nation’s major foreign exchange earner, oil, to the US, due to the introduction of the shale gas in that ...
India moves in as euro zone lags, emerges top buyer of US bonds
Financial Express - 7/31/2015 4:54:36 AM
India has emerged as the top buyer of US treasury paper with aggregate holdings growing 63% y-o-y as of May-end as RBI seems to have invested the entire increase in foreign exchange reserves ... custodian of the country’s forex reserves, is the largest ...
Dawn - 8/3/2015 1:59:15 AM
The country has the second largest number of poor in the world after India. Rapid economic growth ... at a strong rate and the economy was about to take off with foreign exchange reserves rising, currently estimated to be an all-time high at $355bn.
Foreign currency deposits grow
Ghana Web - 7/30/2015 5:53:03 AM
gold and cocoa -- three commodities that always guarantee significant inflow of foreign exchange for the country. More so, some of the banks are believed to have used their excess reserves to purchase and hoard foreign exchange, which contributed to ...
SNB Reports Huge Loss as Strength of Swiss Franc Erodes Value of Euro Reserves
Wall Street Journal - 8/1/2015 9:25:26 AM
The deficit was almost entirely caused by declines in the value of its huge foreign-currency positions, which are dominated by the euro, and which amounted to 47.2 billion francs. The bank also recorded a 3.2 billion franc loss on its gold holdings ...
Cato University Day Five: Foreign Policy and the Future of the Liberty Movement
Heartland - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
According to Preble, some misconceptions about American foreign policy are that counterterrorism requires nation building, most security threats are imminent, allies reduce the country ... were backed by gold and fixed exchange rates.
Gold And The Efficacy Of SA Comments As A Forward Indicator
Seeking Alpha - 8/3/2015 6:59:54 AM
Since my original piece, Fed Reserve assets have grown another 25%, yet gold has declined ... credit spreads all over the world. External factors that are not captured by these US-centric factors are often captured by the exchange rate.
China's gold buying spree to continue, say analysts and traders
The Economic Times - 7/21/2015 4:33:39 PM
Keep Buying "Their motivation is reserve diversification ... would affect a gold market that's small in comparison to its foreign-exchange holdings. The country is the world's largest gold producer and vies with India as the top consumer.
Capital outflows reignite debate between China bulls and bears
Financial Times - 8/1/2015 11:58:44 PM
China’s foreign exchange reserves have ... stance towards the world's largest economy. For those who believe China’s economic slowdown is worsening and risks from spiralling debt and wasteful investment are propelling the country toward a financial ...
Gold Is On Sale Says The Rational Investor – U.S. Global Investors
Guru Focus - 8/3/2015 2:16:33 PM
Besides the investors gobbling up American Gold Eagles, central banks around the world continue to buy, hold and repatriate bullion. The U.S. Federal Reserve ... country’s money supply growth rate fell for the fourth-straight month. The Jakarta Stock ...
Europe must wake up before Iran falls into the arms of Russia and China
Financial Times - 8/3/2015 2:38:01 PM
Everybody seems to be greedily eyeing potential business deals with Iran after the nuclear deal reached with six world powers ... oil and gas reserves are the jewels in the crown. European companies expect to be at the forefront of the gold rush.