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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, 2017

See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold bar chart

 

CountryReserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)Year
China3,010,000,060,4162016
Japan1,232,999,940,0962015
Switzerland602,699,988,9922015
Saudi Arabia553,700,032,5122016
Taiwan434,199,986,1762016
Brazil373,300,002,8162016
Korea, South371,099,992,0642016
Russia365,500,006,4002016
India359,099,990,0162016
Hong Kong342,699,999,2322016
Singapore249,700,007,9362016
Mexico176,400,007,1682016
Germany173,700,005,8882015
Thailand171,899,994,1122016
France153,900,007,4242016
Iran135,499,997,1842016
Italy130,600,001,5362015
United Kingdom129,599,995,9042015
United States117,600,002,0482015
Indonesia116,399,996,9282016
Turkey115,000,000,5122016
Algeria113,399,996,4162016
Malaysia97,379,999,7442016
Israel97,220,001,7922016
Poland90,210,000,8962016
United Arab Emirates84,930,002,9442016
Canada82,500,001,7922016
Philippines80,690,003,9682016
Denmark61,800,001,5362016
Peru60,409,999,3602016
Sweden59,830,001,6642016
Norway57,459,998,7202015
Libya56,149,999,6162016
Australia54,300,000,2562016
Spain53,970,001,9202015
Lebanon47,739,998,2082016
Colombia46,699,999,2322016
South Africa44,600,000,5122016
Iraq44,150,001,6642016
Romania39,859,998,7202016
Netherlands39,030,001,6642016
Chile36,790,001,6642016
Qatar36,030,001,1522016
Vietnam34,659,999,7442016
Argentina32,110,000,1282016
Hungary31,619,999,7442016
Kazakhstan30,100,000,7682016
Bangladesh29,770,000,3842016
Kuwait28,720,001,0242016
Austria25,219,999,7442017
Bulgaria25,130,000,3842016
Morocco24,669,999,1042016
Belgium24,099,999,7442015
Nigeria23,470,000,1282016
Pakistan20,529,999,8722016
Angola20,430,000,1282016
Portugal19,399,999,4882015
Macau18,890,000,3842015
New Zealand18,549,999,6162016
Ukraine16,010,000,3842016
Jordan15,180,000,2562016
Egypt15,059,999,7442016
Uruguay14,849,999,8722016
Oman14,540,000,2562016
Uzbekistan14,499,999,7442016
Croatia14,460,000,2562016
Cuba13,100,000,2562016
Serbia12,940,000,2562016
Turkmenistan10,899,999,7442016
Finland10,599,999,4882016
Venezuela10,430,000,1282016
Nepal10,170,000,3842016
Bolivia10,080,000,0002016
Trinidad and Tobago9,393,999,8722016
Burma8,913,000,4482016
Guatemala8,803,000,3202016
Cambodia8,477,000,1922016
Costa Rica7,960,000,0002016
Botswana7,681,999,8722016
Latvia7,506,999,8082014
Azerbaijan7,453,000,1922016
Kenya7,374,000,1282016
Dominican Republic6,924,000,2562016
Sri Lanka6,542,000,1282016
Tunisia6,321,999,8722016
Afghanistan6,232,000,0002015
Ghana6,136,999,9362016
Paraguay6,058,999,8082016
Greece6,025,999,8722015
Cote d'Ivoire4,952,000,0002016
Bosnia and Herzegovina4,800,000,0002016
Mauritius4,526,000,1282016
Iceland4,412,000,2562016
Belarus4,206,000,1282016
Panama3,878,000,1282016
Honduras3,846,000,1282016
Ecuador3,800,000,0002016
Tanzania3,771,000,0642016
Bahrain3,260,000,0002016
El Salvador3,238,000,1282016
Albania3,092,999,9362016
Ethiopia2,956,000,0002016
Jamaica2,900,000,0002016
Georgia2,855,000,0642016
Uganda2,851,000,0642016
Macedonia2,732,000,0002016
Slovakia2,656,999,9362016
Nicaragua2,441,999,8722016
Cameroon2,416,000,0002016
Moldova2,206,000,1282016
Ireland2,203,000,0642015
Senegal2,172,999,9362016
Zambia2,046,000,0002016
Congo, Republic of the1,988,999,9362016
Haiti1,936,000,0002016
Kyrgyzstan1,838,000,0002016
Namibia1,762,000,0002016
Lithuania1,696,999,9362015
Papua New Guinea1,628,999,9362016
Gabon1,584,999,9362016
Mozambique1,540,999,9362016
Armenia1,512,000,0002016
Madagascar1,076,000,0002016
Laos1,024,000,0002016
Bahamas, The1,020,000,0002016
Luxembourg1,000,000,0002016
Fiji884,000,0002016
Lesotho812,499,9682016
Congo, Democratic Republic of the774,000,0002016
Rwanda756,300,0322016
Slovenia753,000,0002017
Swaziland696,300,0322016
Togo647,600,0002016
Benin645,500,0322016
Yemen639,600,0002016
Chad627,500,0322016
Equatorial Guinea621,900,0322016
Barbados608,099,9682016
Malawi605,900,0322016
Montenegro599,600,0002014
Seychelles590,499,9682016
Palau580,899,9682015
Guyana547,699,9682016
Malta529,000,0002016
Syria504,600,0002016
Estonia475,500,0002016
Cape Verde447,600,0002016
Tajikistan416,900,0002016
Belize409,300,0002016
Suriname393,000,0002016
San Marino392,000,0002014
Burkina Faso333,400,0002016
Zimbabwe326,300,0002016
Vanuatu251,900,0002016
Guinea243,600,0002016
Eritrea213,100,0002016
Grenada198,000,0002015
Tonga180,700,0002016
Sudan167,300,0002016
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines165,000,0002016
Samoa139,400,0002015
Burundi100,200,0002016
Dominica100,000,0002016
Gambia, The91,700,0002016
Sao Tome and Principe68,300,0002016
Somalia30,450,0002014
Kiribati8,370,0002010