|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
Korea's Foreign-Exchange Reserves Hit Record High in February
MENAFN - 3/6/2014 8:28:06 AM
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PH forex reserves rebound in February on firmer price of gold
interaksyon.com - 3/7/2014 9:09:52 AM
MANILA - The country's gross international reserves (GIR) in February rebounded from a three-month slump on the back of higher gold prices, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said today. In a statement, the BSP said the country's foreign ...
Japan's foreign reserves up USD11b
MENAFN - 3/8/2014 8:40:03 AM
The appreciation of the euro against the US dollar pushed the value of euro-denominated assets of the Japanese government. The country's foreign exchange reserves consist of securities and deposits denominated in foreign currencies and gold.
Forex reserves rise $ 954.6 million to $ 294.3 billion: RBI
The Economic Times - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
MUMBAI: The country's foreign exchange reserves rose by $ 954.6 million to $ 294.36 billion on account of gains in the value of gold reserves, the Reserve Bank said today. In the previous reporting week, the reserves had dipped by $ 383.7 ...
PDAC: Is China Buying Gold to Eliminate US Dollar as World Reserve Currency?
Gold Investing News - 3/4/2014 7:57:40 PM
“If you think it’s all about money, if you think it’s all about gold — you’re right. But in the world that we live in ... watchers speculate that the Asian country’s end goal is to make the yuan a reserve currency, Goodman sees it differently.
Forex reserves rise USD 954.6 mn to USD 294.3 bn
Money Control - 3/7/2014 12:51:47 PM
The country's foreign exchange reserves rose by USD 954.6 million to USD 294.36 billion on account of gains in the value of gold reserves, the Reserve Bank said today. In the previous reporting week, the reserves had dipped by USD 383.7 million to USD 293 ...
Japan's foreign exchange reserves increase in Feb.
China - 3/7/2014 4:59:20 AM
Japan's foreign exchange reserves are made up of securities and deposits denominated in foreign currencies and gold, as well as reserve positions and special drawing rights Japan holds at the International Monetary Fund. Endi
10 Countries Sitting On Enormous Mounds Of Gold
The Business Insider - 12/13/2013 11:56:54 PM
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Zimbabwe says its only reserves are $500,000 in gold coins
Yahoo News - 3/6/2014 5:57:47 AM
The cash-strapped and impoverished country ... World Bank over outstanding arrears and lack of foreign investment, Zimbabwe is struggling to grow the economy with its own meagre resources. Finance Investment & Company Information Zimbabwe gold ...
February International Reserves Hit Record-high Level of $352 Bil.
Korea IT Times - 3/6/2014 12:42:49 AM
Meanwhile, other holdings such as deposits, gold reserves ... As of the end of January, Korea's foreign exchange reserve level is seventh highest in the world. The country with by-far the largest foreign reserves is China at $3,821.3 billion, followed ...
Biggest losers of 2013: Countries that lost the most on gold
mining.com - 12/29/2013 11:59:24 PM
American economist Paul Krugman recently noted that in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, "hundreds of thousands of gold bars sit, doing nothing in particular." That's also true in pretty much every country in the world. Central banks hold foreign ...
foreign currency assets
Times Internet - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
Indian Bank revises interest rates on foreign currency ET Public sector Indian Bank has revised the interest rates on foreign currency non-resident (banking) term deposits with immediate effect.
S.Korea's foreign reserves hit new high for 8 months
Xinhua News Agency - 3/5/2014 1:26:57 AM
The country ... of gold bullion, 3.49 billion dollars of special drawing rights and 2.5 billion dollars of International Monetary Fund positions. As of the end of January, South Korea was the world's seventh- largest holder of foreign reserves ...
Korea's FX reserves hit record high in Feb.
Global Post - 3/2/2014 11:56:16 PM
SEOUL, March 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's foreign-exchange reserves rose to a record high in February on the rise in value of non-dollar assets and investment profit, the central bank said Wednesday. The country's foreign reserves totaled a record US$351.79 ...
Who Has The Largest Gold Reserves?
ETF Daily News - 3/4/2014 3:11:21 PM
And yet China needs more gold. Its foreign exchange reserves, the world’s largest, rose to $3.82 trillion at the end of 2013. Much of that is in dollar-denominated U.S. Treasurys. China needs something real to balance out all that paper.