|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
C/A deficit and foreign exchange reserves
Business Recorder - 4/21/2014 10:28:20 PM
It looks odd, if not altogether confusing, that foreign exchange ... rise in reserves and claims that the estimate was made on the basis of likely inflows that the country would receive from various sources, especially from the IMF, the World Bank and ...
Economic Times - 4/16/2014 11:53:01 PM
RBI's foreign exchange reserves in gold fell 15% in value between March & Sept last yr, & yield on reserves fell 2 basis points amid low interest rates across developed world. China needs ... government post election. The country's foreign exchange ...
Russian President coy on reserves plans, says some countries diversify investment
voiceofrussia.com - 4/24/2014 10:57:35 AM
Putin did not say how the Central Bank of Russia planned to invest its reserves, but he did say there was a tendency for countries to diversify that investment. "Too much exposure leads to a certain loss of sovereignty. Take gold and foreign-exchange ...
Lao central bank replenishes foreign reserves
Xinhua News Agency - 4/23/2014 7:38:20 AM
The announcement follows a report by the World ... level of foreign reserves will help to stabilize the exchange rate for the Lao kip. It is hoped that the measures will maintain strong business performance and investor confidence in the country.
The 10 Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves In The World
The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 12:23:56 PM
We put together a list of the countries with the biggest official gold holdings as reported by the World Gold Council (WGC ... for a very small percent of China's $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, compared with the international average of ...
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 ...
10 Countries Sitting On Enormous Mounds Of Gold
The Business Insider - 12/14/2013 1:18:38 PM
Gold looks like it is on its way to its first annual drop in 13 years. This is bad news for central banks that have been diversifying their foreign reserves to ... according to the World Gold Council. In May 2000 the country began selling 1,300 tonnes ...
20 nations with largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 11/15/2010 4:03:03 AM
Forex reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign ... rates to create a favourable economic environment. The world's fastest growing economy, China saw its foreign-exchange reserves rise to a record $2.65 trillion by the end of ...
Preparing For A Reset Of The World's Reserve Currency
investing.com - 4/22/2014 3:57:37 AM
Willem Middelkoop and Terence van der Hout of the Netherlands-based Commodity Discovery Fund believe that when the world's reserve ... should also go higher. Countries like China and Russia are also growing their gold reserves enormously.
Zimbabwe boosts search for new mineral reserves
Mineweb - 4/24/2014 7:30:00 AM
Zimbabwe has the world’s biggest platinum and chrome reserves after South Africa. It also has deposits of gold, coal and iron ore. Mining is the biggest source of foreign exchange ... Companies that operate in the country include Anglo American Platinum ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 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.
Make Way for China Gold Buying Frenzy
The Daily Reckoning - 4/17/2014 3:23:35 PM
Just nine days earlier, in fact, Reuters wrote: “Chinese economists are urging Beijing to quadruple its gold reserves to 2,500 tonnes from the current 600 tonnes, because the country foreign exchange reserves had become the world’s largest, an official ...
Zimbabwe Seeks New Mineral Reserves Through State Mining Company
Bloomberg - 4/23/2014 9:57:20 PM
Zimbabwe has the world’s biggest platinum and chrome reserves after South Africa. It also has deposits of gold, coal and iron ore. Mining is the biggest source of foreign exchange, with platinum group metals and gold leading tobacco as the nation’s ...
Chinese demand for gold expected to increase by 25 percent over next four years
Examiner - 4/22/2014 3:43:18 AM
Chinese demand for gold is expected to increase by 25 percent over the next four years as the country’s citizens become wealthier, according to a new report from the World Gold Council ... China’s first gold-backed exchange-traded products.
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/24/2013 11:58:56 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.