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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.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Reserves of foreign exchange and gold varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2019

See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold bar chart

 

CountryReserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)Year
China3,235,999,907,8402017
Japan1,264,000,040,9602017
Switzerland811,200,020,4802017
Saudi Arabia496,400,007,1682017
Taiwan456,700,002,3042017
Russia432,699,998,2082017
Hong Kong431,399,993,3442017
India409,800,015,8722017
Korea, South389,199,986,6882017
Brazil373,999,992,8322017
Singapore279,899,996,1602017
Thailand202,600,005,6322017
Germany200,100,003,8402017
Mexico175,300,001,7922017
France156,399,992,8322017
Italy151,200,006,1442017
United Kingdom150,800,007,1682017
Czech Republic147,999,997,9522017
Indonesia130,200,002,5602017
United States123,300,003,8402017
Iran120,600,002,5602017
Poland113,299,996,6722017
Israel112,999,997,4402017
Turkey107,700,002,8162017
Malaysia102,400,000,0002017
Algeria97,890,000,8962017
United Arab Emirates95,370,002,4322017
Canada86,680,002,5602017
Philippines81,569,996,8002017
Denmark75,249,999,8722017
Libya74,709,999,6162017
Spain69,409,996,8002017
Australia66,580,000,7682017
Norway65,920,000,0002017
Peru63,829,999,6162017
Sweden62,220,001,2802017
Lebanon55,419,998,2082017
Argentina55,330,000,8962017
South Africa50,719,997,9522017
Vietnam49,500,000,2562017
Iraq48,880,001,0242017
Colombia47,130,001,4082017
Romania44,430,000,1282017
Chile38,980,001,7922017
Nigeria38,769,999,8722017
Netherlands38,440,001,5362017
Egypt35,889,999,8722017
Kuwait33,699,999,7442017
Bangladesh33,419,999,2322017
Kazakhstan30,749,999,1042017
Bulgaria28,380,000,2562017
Hungary28,000,000,0002017
Morocco26,269,999,1042017
Belgium26,160,001,0242017
Portugal26,109,999,1042017
Turkmenistan24,910,000,1282017
Austria21,570,000,8962017
New Zealand20,679,999,4882017
Macau20,170,000,3842017
Croatia18,819,999,7442017
Ukraine18,809,999,3602017
Pakistan18,460,000,2562017
Angola17,290,000,3842017
Oman16,090,000,3842017
Uzbekistan16,000,000,0002017
Uruguay15,960,000,5122017
Jordan15,559,999,4882017
Qatar15,009,999,8722017
Cambodia12,199,999,4882017
Serbia11,909,999,6162017
Guatemala11,770,000,3842017
Cuba11,349,999,6162017
Finland10,510,000,1282017
Bolivia10,259,999,7442017
Venezuela9,660,999,6802017
Nepal9,091,000,3202017
Trinidad and Tobago8,892,000,2562017
Sri Lanka7,959,000,0642017
Paraguay7,877,000,1922017
Greece7,807,000,0642017
Ghana7,554,999,8082017
Botswana7,490,999,8082017
Kenya7,353,999,8722017
Belarus7,314,999,8082017
Afghanistan7,186,999,8082017
Costa Rica7,150,000,1282017
Dominican Republic6,872,999,9362017
Azerbaijan6,680,999,9362017
Iceland6,567,000,0642017
Bosnia and Herzegovina6,473,999,8722017
Cote d'Ivoire6,256,999,9362017
Mauritius5,984,000,0002017
Tunisia5,593,999,8722017
Tanzania5,301,000,1922017
Burma4,924,000,2562017
Honduras4,707,999,7442017
Latvia4,614,000,1282017
Lithuania4,449,999,8722017
Ireland4,412,000,2562017
Jamaica3,780,999,9362017
Uganda3,654,000,1282017
Slovakia3,622,000,1282017
Albania3,590,000,1282017
El Salvador3,567,000,0642017
Brunei3,488,000,0002017
Mozambique3,360,999,9362017
Cameroon3,235,000,0642017
Georgia3,039,000,0642017
Mongolia3,016,000,0002017
Ethiopia3,012,999,9362017
Moldova2,803,000,0642017
Macedonia2,801,999,8722017
Nicaragua2,758,000,1282017
Panama2,703,000,0642017
Namibia2,432,000,0002017
Ecuador2,395,000,0642017
Haiti2,360,999,9362017
Bahrain2,348,999,9362017
Armenia2,313,999,8722017
Kyrgyzstan2,176,999,9362017
Zambia2,082,000,0002017
Senegal1,827,000,0642017
Papua New Guinea1,735,000,0642017
Madagascar1,600,000,0002017
Bahamas, The1,522,000,0002017
Niger1,314,000,0002017
Tajikistan1,292,000,0002017
Laos1,270,000,0002017
Bhutan1,206,000,0002017
Fiji1,116,000,0002017
Montenegro1,076,999,9362017
Rwanda997,600,0002017
Gabon981,600,0002017
Slovenia889,900,0322017
Luxembourg878,000,0002017
Mauritania875,000,0002017
Malta833,000,0002017
Malawi780,200,0002017
Benin698,899,9682017
Lesotho657,699,9682017
Mali647,800,0002017
Cape Verde617,400,0002017
Palau580,899,9682015
Guyana565,400,0002017
Swaziland563,100,0322017
Djibouti547,699,9682017
Seychelles545,200,0002017
East Timor544,400,0002017
Congo, Republic of the505,700,0002017
Sierra Leone478,000,0002017
Liberia459,800,0002017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the457,500,0002017
Zimbabwe431,800,0002017
Suriname424,400,0002017
Solomon Islands421,000,0002016
Syria407,300,0002017
Vanuatu395,100,0002017
San Marino392,000,0002014
Saint Kitts and Nevis365,100,0002017
Guinea-Bissau356,400,0002017
Estonia345,000,0002017
Guinea331,800,0002017
Saint Lucia321,800,0002017
Belize312,100,0002017
Central African Republic304,300,0002017
Barbados264,500,0002017
Yemen245,400,0002017
Eritrea236,700,0002017
Dominica212,300,0002017
Comoros208,000,0002017
Grenada199,100,0002017
Tonga198,500,0002017
Sudan198,000,0002017
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines182,100,0002017
Gambia, The170,000,0002017
Samoa133,000,0002017
Burundi97,400,0002017
Togo77,800,0002017
Sao Tome and Principe58,950,0002017
Burkina Faso49,000,0002017
Equatorial Guinea45,500,0002017
Somalia30,450,0002014
Chad22,900,0002017
Kiribati8,370,0002010