|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
Still Paying the Price of Keynesian Currency
Wall Street Journal - 10/7/2015 11:58:01 PM
It is true that the international monetary system since 1971—when Richard Nixon ended the dollar’s convertibility to gold—has been corrupted, as in the 1930s, by countries devaluing ... replacing official foreign-exchange reserves with gold reserves ...
Foreign exchange reserves
The Express Tribune - 10/9/2015 3:05:56 PM
RAWALPINDI: Never in the history of Pakistan have our foreign exchange reserves ... pray that all these reserves are ours and ours alone and not loaded with foreign debts from the World Bank, IMF, ADB, some consortium or any donor country, for which ...
Chinese foreign exchange reserves fall again
THE PREFACE - 10/8/2015 6:53:12 AM
Data published on Wednesday showed that China's reserves, the world's largest ... according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System. The value of China's gold reserves stood at $61.2 billion at the end of September, down from $61.8 billion at the ...
China Boosts Gold Reserves 1% in August, Diversifying Assets
Yahoo Finance - 9/30/2015 3:49:25 AM
China, which rivals India as the world’s largest bullion consumer, boosted central bank gold holdings by 1 percent in August as the country sought to diversify its foreign exchange reserves. The hoard rose to 54.45 million troy ounces from 53.93 ...
Forex reserves up $827.4 million to $350.8 billion
Zee News - 10/9/2015 3:13:06 PM
Mumbai: Country's foreign exchange reserves jumped by USD 827.4 million to ... pound and the yen, held in the reserves. The gold reserves increased by USD 116.5 million to USD 18.151 billion in the reporting week. India's special drawing rights with ...
Singapore's foreign reserves rise to $357.8b
Asiaone Business - 10/9/2015 2:05:41 AM
The increase was a result of a rise across all three components of the reserves - gold and foreign exchange reserves ... The MAS, as the central bank of Singapore, manages country's official foreign reserves. They make up more than 90 per cent of the ...
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 ...
China's forex reserves continue to dip for fourth month
Money Control - 10/7/2015 5:45:48 PM
China's foreign exchanges reserves ... China, the world's second largest economy, is currently trying to ramp up its domestic consumption in order to halt the slowdown. Also the country's gold reserves fell from USD 61.795 billion at the end of August ...
China foreign exchange reserves fall $43.3B in September
KSL - 10/8/2015 5:20:09 AM
HONG KONG (AP) — China's foreign exchange reserves shrank again last month in a sign the country's central bank continues to ... That still leaves China with the world's biggest hoard of foreign currency reserves, at $3.514 trillion.
People's Bank of China continues to add to gold reserves in September
Platts - 10/9/2015 11:52:40 AM
"The low levels of China's official gold holdings as a percentage of foreign exchange reserves strongly suggest there is likely ... central banks to increase their holdings. China is the world's largest gold producer and vies for the top consumer ranking ...
China's forex reserves continue to fall in September
Xinhua News Agency - 10/7/2015 7:11:42 PM
The country's gold reserves fell from 61.795 billion U.S. dollars at the end of August to 61.189 billion U.S. dollars at the end of September. China's foreign exchange reserves decreased by 42.5 billion U.S. dollars in July. In the third quarter ...
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 ...
China foreign exchange reserves fall $43.3B in Sept. as Beijing continues to support yuan rate
Canadian Business - 10/8/2015 4:58:40 AM
HONG KONG – China’s foreign exchange reserves shrank again last month in a sign the country’s central bank continues to ... That still leaves China with the world’s biggest hoard of foreign currency reserves, at $3.514 trillion.
When China Sells Reserves, It's Selling Treasurys
Seeking Alpha - 10/8/2015 7:53:27 PM
Yesterday, we got another confirmation that China is selling more foreign exchange ... bonds, gold: everything is possible, because we don't know how China is investing its reserves. Goldman Sachs estimates that the country is keeping roughly 70 percent ...
UPDATE 1-China FX reserves fall $43.3 bln in Sept as cenbank steps up yuan support
Reuters - 10/7/2015 4:09:45 AM
China's reserves, the world's largest ... trickles out of the country due to fears of a deepening economic slowdown and prospects of rising U.S. interest rates. Analysts expect the reserves to fall further. "The decline in China's foreign reserves ...