|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
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rcinet.ca - 2/11/2016 4:05:17 PM
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customstoday.com.pk - 2/10/2016 7:23:55 AM
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Market Watch - 2/11/2016 5:49:40 AM
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The Guardian - Nigeria - 2/11/2016 11:00:28 PM
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Channel News Asia - 2/11/2016 9:02:57 AM
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Reuters - 2/10/2016 3:20:32 AM
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The Wall Street Journal - 2/11/2016 1:06:20 PM
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