|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
China will soon own the Largest Gold Reserves in the World
commoditytrademantra.com - 2/17/2017 5:05:11 PM
The US government remains the world’s largest gold owner. It has 8,133 tonnes – amounting to more than 70% of US foreign exchange reserves – most of which ... In 2014, China added the UK to the list of countries it imports from and in 2015, Australia.
This Country Wants Everyone to Have 100 Grams of Gold
Bloomberg - 2/16/2017 3:54:47 PM
“We are hopeful that our country’s population will ... latest data compiled by the London-based World Gold Council. With Kyrgyzstan’s output at about 20 tons a year, the central bank uses the national currency, the som, to buy gold mined locally ...
Why Do All Developed Countries Have Gold Reserves?
thedailycoin.org - 2/20/2017 9:09:11 AM
If you look at the data, with very few exceptions, all of the developed countries have gold reserves. Why ... can hear for yourself Alan Greenspan discussing gold and silver as currency. You can hear for yourself how Mr. Greenspan really feels ...
Fed’s Spillovers And Periphery’s Spillbacks: New Game In Town?
Eurasia Review - 2/20/2017 1:12:34 PM
On December 15, the WSJ Dollar Index of the currency’s value against ... including a functional use of their countries’ riches. In this new trend should be read gold purchases, and the redeployment of FX reserves in a more functional portfolio-like ...
Celente: A World On The Edge Of Chaos As Gold, China, France, Bitcoin & The Middle East May Erupt
kingworldnews.com - 2/9/2017 3:24:19 AM
With the price of gold surging above $1,240 level, the top trends forecaster in the world, Gerald Celente ... s jump was largely attributed to the news that China’s foreign-exchange reserves continued to shrink. They fell for the seventh consecutive ...
World's 2nd Largest Stockpile Of Gold Leaves The United States
zerohedge.com - 2/14/2017 7:50:24 AM
Germany was among the first out the door. Even as early as 2013, the German government announced that they would bring back at least half of their country’s gold reserves (the second largest in the world) by the end of 2020. They’re ahead of schedule.
Foreign Exchange and Gold Reserves By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Currently, around two-thirds of the world’s reserves of foreign currency are held in Asia, particularly among the reserves of China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and South Korea. The gold reserves of a country are also very important for the security of its ...
Of Debt, Detriment, And Exorbitant Privilege
econintersect.com - 2/16/2017 11:54:24 PM
This privilege, maintained as the dollar took the place of gold ... Foreign exchange reserves account for half of China's foreign assets, of which around 40 percent are invested in low-yielding U.S. Treasury securities, making China the world's largest ...
Germany reclaims gold hidden from Soviets in New York vaults
CNN Money - 2/10/2017 10:54:06 AM
But it's also a recognition that times have changed: Germans are no longer worried about preventing their gold reserves from ... exchange international currency in an emergency. Both countries use the euro. In the wake of World War II, Germany gradually ...
Top 10 Countries With The Largest Gold Reserves
Forbes - 5/26/2016 3:12:21 PM
In seventh place is Switzerland, which actually has the world’s largest reserves of gold per capita. During World War II, the neutral country became the center of the gold trade in Europe, making transactions with both the Allies and Axis powers.
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/24/2011 12:39:28 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.
Central banks are buying gold... you should, too
thecrux.com - 2/15/2017 7:45:03 PM
In some countries, like Japan and Switzerland ... And 65% of those reserves were backed by gold. Today, world foreign currency reserves are about $11 trillion. Currently, 12% of those reserves are backed by gold. If central banks tried to reach the ...
China's holdings of Treasuries dropped in 2016 by most on record
gata.org - 2/16/2017 12:38:32 AM
The People's Bank of China, owner of the world's biggest foreign-exchange reserves, has burned through a quarter of its war chest since 2014 in an effort to underpin the yuan and deter capital from fleeing the country ... Kainantu Gold Mine in Papua ...
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