|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 Buys More Dollars to Replenish Currency Reserves
The Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2015 10:29:21 AM
Rather, they are designed to rebuild the country’s gold and foreign-exchange reserves which fell to around $385 billion in early 2015 from some $510 billion a year earlier. The bank’s latest currency purchases so far amount to $981 million.
PBOC Gold Purchases: Separating Facts from Speculation
GoldSeek - 5/21/2015 5:14:23 AM
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Will gold monetization scheme work for depositors, banks?
Live Mint - 5/19/2015 11:53:27 PM
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Chinese Gold Standard Would Need a Rate 50 Times Bullion’s Price
Bloomberg - 5/20/2015 11:16:28 PM
A move to a gold ... yuan as a reserve currency, and backing it with gold would help attract foreign capital inflows, the Bloomberg research unit wrote. Theoretically, to create an exchange rate of one ounce of gold for every $64,000, the country would ...
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The Business Insider - 5/21/2015 12:59:40 PM
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Protecting the Future of Trade in Asia
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2015 4:55:54 PM
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Gold and currency rates in UAE today: Gold steady above $1,200
Emirates247 - 5/21/2015 5:14:23 AM
Gold held above $1,200 an ounce on Thursday as minutes from the Federal Reserve's policy meet showed the ... Outflows in SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, continue to undermine investor sentiment. Holdings of the ...
Bank of Russia Buys $200 Million for Foreign Exchange Reserves
NASDAQ - 5/20/2015 3:21:02 AM
MOSCOW--The Bank of Russia bought $200 million on Monday to replenish the country's depleted foreign-exchange reserves ... the value of its currency but designed to build up reserves. Russia's gold and forex reserves fell to around $385 billion in early ...
Low Oil Prices Pressuring Producing Countries
Think Advisor - 5/21/2015 5:21:32 AM
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Banks fined $5.7bn over foreign exchange rigging - live updates
theguardian.com - 5/20/2015 2:55:23 PM
RBS is paying $395 million to the DoJ and $274 million to the Federal Reserve to resolve the investigations ... to announce fines against some of the world’s largest banks, over their role in the foreign exchange-rigging scandal. We believe thats ...
Central Bank of Russia : International Reserves of the Russian Federation (Weekly values as of the end of accounting date)
4 Traders - 5/14/2015 11:59:22 PM
A country's international ... International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity: Guidelines for a Data Template (2012). The international reserves consist of foreign exchange, SDR holdings, reserve position in the IMF and monetary gold.
Gold monetisation scheme: It’s not shiny enough
The Times of India Blogs - 5/21/2015 11:15:17 PM
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Gold prices steady ahead of minutes from the US Federal Reserve
Economic Times - 5/20/2015 2:48:14 PM
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Russian Central Bank buys dollars to replenish foreign reserves
RUSSIA BEYOND THE HEADLINES - 5/21/2015 2:54:12 PM
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