|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 touch a life-time high of $ 363.8 billion
Economic Times - 6/24/2016 6:19:51 PM
MUMBAI: Foreign exchange reserves hit a life-time high ... pound and yen held in the reserves. Gold reserves remained unchanged at $ 20.3 billion. The country's special drawing rights with IMF dipped by $ 1 million to $ 1.5 billion and the reserve position ...
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 ...
India's forex reserves touch life-time high of $363.8 bn
SME Times - 6/25/2016 7:48:44 AM
Country's foreign exchange reserves hit a life-time high of USD 363.8 ... pound and yen held in the reserves. Gold reserves remained unchanged at USD 20.3 billion. The country's special drawing rights with IMF dipped by USD 1 million to USD 1.5 billion ...
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 ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/23/2011 11:53:32 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.
Buoyed by Brexit vote, more EU countries talk of exit
Times of India - 6/24/2016 8:28:42 PM
The result shocked investors, and stock markets plummeted around the world ... country has ever invoked Article 50, so there is no roadmap for how the process will work. Authorities ranging from the International Monetary Fund to the U.S. Federal Reserve ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
What is a reserve currency? Countries all over the world hold financial reserves, in bonds or money market instruments denominated in some other currency. They also hold gold and Special ... heavily invested in their foreign exchange reserves.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Forex reserves include a country's gold holdings ... of foreign currency allow a government to manipulate exchange rates -- to stabilise the foreign exchange rates to create a favourable economic environment. India ranks 5th in the world with a foreign ...
Exclusive: Nigeria's Dangote shifts focus from cement to oil and gas
Reuters - 6/24/2016 7:21:18 AM
The IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank, has lent $150 million. Dangote also has plans for a gas pipeline through West Africa. Nigeria has the world's ninth largest proven gas reserves ... due to central bank foreign exchange restrictions ...
Asian, European markets drop on news of Britain's EU exit
Los Angeles Times - 6/24/2016 4:58:08 AM
As of early Friday morning in Britain, 52% of British voters had chosen to leave the EU and 48% to remain, marking a stunning victory for the country’s “leave ... unfold," said Trevor Charsley of the foreign-exchange trading firm AFEX.
The Enormous Political Risk of Saudi Arabia's Oil Reform
The National Interest - 6/24/2016 6:27:01 PM
To do so, the plan’s architect, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, intends to create the world’s largest sovereign wealth ... In past years, the kingdom could have invested its massive foreign exchange reserves into the same schemes it now ...
Top 10 Countries With The Largest Gold Reserves
investing.com - 5/25/2016 12:50:22 PM
With the largest holding in the world, the U.S. lays claim to nearly as much gold as the next three countries combined. It also has one of the highest gold allocations as a percentage of its foreign reserves ... the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
10 Countries with Highest Gold Reserves
Silicon India - 4/20/2013 11:58:48 PM
has 3,391.3 tonnes of gold reserves, which are valued at about $125.01 billion. According to the World Gold Council, Germany’s gold coffers account for 72.1 percent of total foreign reserves. Under CBGA 1 and 2, Germany sold gold in order to mint ...
World markets roiled by Brexit as stocks, pound drop; gold soars
Ogden Standard-Examiner - 6/24/2016 4:00:52 AM
Treasury yields had their biggest drop in more than four years and gold rallied above $1,300 an ounce ... Bank said it will give banks all the funding they require. The Federal Reserve said it was “carefully monitoring” financial markets.