|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 announces they will be setting new gold price by end of year
Pakistan Defence - 7/3/2015 10:35:37 AM
US won't be able to suppress the price of gold to support the dollar anymore ... is used for 45% of global payments, 44% of foreign exchange market and 65% of global reserves. This is because the rest of the world pays for its trade (exports and imports ...
Foreign exchange: SBP’s reserves cross $13 billion
The Express Tribune - 7/3/2015 7:53:58 PM
Foreign ... World Bank, the SBP said. Total liquid foreign reserves held by the country, including net reserves held by banks other than the SBP, stood at $18,201.5 million while net reserves held by banks amounted to $5,113.3 million. In April, foreign ...
Appreciating Dollar, Greece Crisis Dent India's Foreign Reserves
The New Indian Express - 7/4/2015 9:51:29 AM
MUMBAI: An appreciating dollar, coupled with international currency volatility due to Greece crisis, saw India's foreign exchange ... of the forex reserves declined by $216.6 million and stood at $330.50 billion. The country's gold reserves were stagnant ...
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 ... 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 ...
China clamours to set global gold prices
Al JAZEERA - 7/2/2015 11:05:26 AM
It's a mid-June afternoon at the Shanghai Gold Exchange ... gold in the country. "Before that, the SGE had a small number of foreign investors, and they could participate only if they had local banking licenses," said Roland Wang of the World Gold Council.
Gold monestisation scheme: How to make it work
Money Control - 7/5/2015 7:55:46 AM
One is use of mobilised gold deposits by banks for buying foreign exchange and making loans to exporters ... the legal tender currency is the US dollar. The reserves are prescribed in the currency of the country concerned. Gold is certainly not the legal ...
The ‘not valid for foreign exchange’ list
Punch - 7/6/2015 3:51:12 AM
The foreign ... dwindling foreign exchange reserves. It is imperative that Nigerians and policy makers understand the precarious situation we find ourselves and devise responses based on what is most reasonable and will work for the country in the long ...
IMF loans conditioned on bigger role for market
Times of India - 7/5/2015 11:33:30 PM
It was formed as an international organisation to facilitate economic cooperation by regulating international payments and exchange ... reserve asset belonging to the depositing countries, and member countries can add it to their foreign currency and gold ...
SWOT Analysis: Shanghai Gold Exchange Will Allow Foreign Currency and Bonds as Collateral for Gold Transactions
GoldSeek - 7/6/2015 12:55:13 PM
The Shanghai Gold Exchange will allow use of foreign currencies ... for China to develop the world bullion market. Another report, by Yao Yudong from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), argues for the need of a new reserve currency. Please visit ...
Forex Reserves Down $237 Million at $355 Billion: RBI
NDTV - 7/4/2015 3:06:27 PM
Mumbai: Foreign exchange reserves dipped by a marginal $237.5 million ... pound and the yen, held in the reserves. The country's gold reserves remained unchanged at $19.34 billion. Special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were ...
What is the Richest Country in the World? (Hint: It’s Not America)
The Motley Fool - 6/24/2015 3:32:37 PM
There are a number of ways to measure a country's wealth ... which leads with the largest foreign exchange reserves, or Russia, which holds the world's largest known natural resource reserves, are also deserving candidates for the richest in the world.
Reserves reach $18.2 billion mark
Business Recorder - 7/2/2015 11:22:44 PM
The country's liquid foreign exchange ... SBP's liquid forex reserves increased by $772 million to $13.088 billion, compared to $12.316 billion in the previous week. This increase is mainly attributed to receipts of $756 million from the World Bank.
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
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Beware of Delilah in your ranks, Pervaiz cautions Khan
Pakistan Today - 7/3/2015 11:57:21 PM
“I pray that the PAT chief returns safely to the country of his nationality ... journals while Pakistani stock exchange was amongst the top 10 stock exchanges of the world. He said Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves had reached the highest mark ...
King dollar reserve currencies and financial panics
MENAFN - 7/5/2015 7:55:46 AM
Seignorage is the ability of a nation whose currency acts as the world’s reserve currency ... Dick ended Bretton Wood’s gold-dollar link. The US dollar has depreciated more than 90 per cent since the Federal Reserve was created lack when Woodrow ...