|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
ALGERIA: Gold reserves reached 173.6 tons in 2014
Medafrica Times - 3/1/2015 11:32:36 PM
... of gold reserves in the world. The WGC publishes each semester on global ranking official gold reserves held by States, drawing its data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Currently, only foreign exchange reserves (foreign currencies) are ...
$17 billion is next target for foreign exchange reserves: Dar
Business Recorder - 2/25/2015 2:54:48 PM
"Our team has set a new target and that is to take our foreign exchange reserves to $17 billion and with the help of the Allah Almighty we shall make every possible effort to achieve this target", Ishaq Dar said in a meeting with Country Director World ...
Forex reserves continue to jump, hit new high at $334.2 billion
Economic Times - 2/27/2015 6:34:20 PM
MUMBAI: The foreign exchange reserves have touched a new ... pound and yen, held in the reserves. Reflecting the stagnant prices of the yellow metal, the country's gold reserves continued to remain unchanged at $ 20.183 billion for the reporting week.
The Bank of England and the London Gold Fixings in the 1980s
GoldSeek - 2/28/2015 9:46:25 PM
In the 1990s while still at the Bank, Smeeton was also the Bank of England’s representative on the G-10 Gold and Foreign Exchange Committee ... most of the large gold holding countries maintained static gold reserve holdings throughout the 1980s which ...
Seized gold goes to central bank
The Daily Star - 3/1/2015 6:17:38 PM
Since independence, 2.2 tonnes of seized illegal gold worth around $90 million has been added to the ... central bank's reserves and 25.31 kg in June, they said. The central bank now has gold reserves of 14 tonnes with the foreign exchange reserves ...
20 countries with the largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 8:02:37 AM
Foreign exchange reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign currencies ... It figured in the National Power Index list of 20 most powerful countries. The country has the world's second largest oil reserves and the world's sixth ...
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 ...
Opportune time for withdrawal of restrictions on gold: Economic Survey 2015
Financial Express - 2/27/2015 3:13:54 PM
The country’s overall trade performance signals an opportune time for removal of restrictions on gold, says the Economic Survey. “The financial inflows in excess of the financial requirements has helped shore up foreign exchange reserves (USD 328.7 ...
The 10 Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves In The World
The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 10:22:14 AM
We put together a list of the countries with the biggest official gold holdings as reported by the World Gold Council (WGC ... a very small percent of China's $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, compared with the international average of ...
Economic Survey: Opportune time for removal of gold import restrictions
Money Control - 2/27/2015 7:17:17 PM
Citing prevailing favourable factors boosting the ... on gold imports. The robust external-sector outcome in the current year of moderate trade and current account deficits, abundant financial flows, a build-up of foreign exchange reserves and broadly ...
India's foreign exchange reserves rise to $328.7 bn: Economic Survey
Daijiworld - 2/27/2015 12:14:56 PM
"The financial inflows in excess of the financial requirements has helped shore up foreign exchange reserves," the survey said. According to the report card on the state of country's economy the reserves had risen to $304.2 billion at end-March 2014 as ...
Time is ripe to demat gold
Bangalore Mirror - 2/27/2015 8:21:42 PM
... must move to introduce a gold-like paper investment instrument and save the country's foreign exchange India is the largest importer of gold in the world. We spend roughly 50 billion dollars every year to get the yellow metal. This is a significant ...
Economic Survey 2014-15: Opportune time for withdrawal of restrictions on gold
Post - 2/27/2015 9:44:37 AM
"The financial inflows in excess of the financial requirements has helped shore up foreign exchange reserves ... gold imported had to be mandatorily exported before bringing in new lots. Gems and jewellery exports contribute about 15 percent to the country ...
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 ...
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.