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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, 2018

See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold bar chart

 

CountryReserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)Year
China3,193,999,982,5922017
Japan1,216,999,981,0562016
Switzerland679,299,973,1202016
Saudi Arabia508,999,991,2962017
Taiwan468,099,989,5042017
Russia418,499,985,4082017
India407,200,006,1442017
Hong Kong398,299,987,9682017
Brazil377,100,009,4722017
Korea, South374,799,990,7842017
Singapore266,299,998,2082017
Thailand193,500,004,3522017
Mexico189,200,007,1682017
Germany185,299,992,5762016
France146,800,001,0242016
Italy135,999,995,9042016
United Kingdom134,999,998,4642016
Iran132,599,996,4162017
Indonesia122,499,997,6962017
United States117,300,002,8162016
Poland115,000,000,5122017
Israel112,999,997,4402017
Turkey107,500,003,3282017
Algeria97,669,996,5442017
Malaysia97,439,997,9522017
United Arab Emirates89,789,997,0562017
Canada85,600,002,0482017
Philippines81,530,003,4562017
Libya69,349,998,5922017
Denmark68,800,004,0962017
Spain63,139,999,7442016
Peru61,340,000,2562017
Norway60,450,000,8962016
Australia60,300,001,2802017
Sweden59,390,001,1522016
Lebanon53,099,999,2322017
Argentina52,970,000,3842017
South Africa48,179,998,7202017
Iraq47,019,999,2322017
Colombia46,400,000,0002017
Romania45,070,000,1282017
Chile39,110,000,6402017
Vietnam38,749,999,1042017
Netherlands36,130,000,8962016
Egypt34,019,999,7442017
Bangladesh33,660,000,2562017
Kuwait33,130,000,3842017
Kazakhstan31,439,998,9762017
Nigeria31,079,999,4882017
Bulgaria27,520,000,0002017
Hungary27,019,999,2322017
Portugal25,130,000,3842016
Belgium23,569,999,8722016
Austria23,360,000,0002016
Morocco22,969,999,3602017
Ukraine21,799,999,4882017
Turkmenistan20,600,000,5122017
Pakistan20,020,000,7682017
Oman19,960,000,5122017
Macau19,490,000,8962016
New Zealand18,319,998,9762017
Angola18,100,000,7682017
Qatar16,890,000,3842017
Uzbekistan16,000,000,0002017
Jordan15,980,000,2562017
Croatia15,530,000,3842017
Uruguay14,279,999,4882017
Cuba12,800,000,0002017
Cambodia11,290,000,3842017
Finland10,800,000,0002017
Serbia10,789,999,6162017
Guatemala10,049,999,8722017
Azerbaijan8,885,999,6162017
Nepal8,668,000,2562017
Trinidad and Tobago8,659,999,7442017
Bolivia8,287,000,0642017
Kenya7,592,000,0002017
Costa Rica7,522,999,8082017
Paraguay7,504,000,0002017
Botswana7,475,999,7442017
Ghana7,344,999,9362017
Greece6,893,000,1922016
Venezuela6,696,000,0002017
Sri Lanka6,632,000,0002017
Afghanistan6,477,000,1922016
Dominican Republic6,232,999,9362017
Iceland6,140,000,2562017
Tunisia5,698,999,8082017
Bosnia and Herzegovina5,369,999,8722017
Mauritius5,068,000,2562017
Belarus5,058,999,8082017
Burma5,032,000,0002017
Cote d'Ivoire4,688,000,0002017
Honduras4,460,000,2562017
Tanzania4,174,000,1282017
Ecuador3,935,000,0642017
Panama3,888,000,0002017
Latvia3,595,000,0642017
Ireland3,591,000,0642016
Albania3,273,999,8722017
Ethiopia3,147,000,0642017
Slovakia3,132,999,9362017
Jamaica3,100,000,0002017
El Salvador3,067,000,0642017
Uganda3,044,999,9362017
Georgia2,944,999,9362017
Macedonia2,793,999,8722017
Lithuania2,601,999,8722016
Nicaragua2,520,999,9362017
Zambia2,425,999,8722017
Kyrgyzstan2,411,000,0642017
Cameroon2,356,999,9362017
Moldova2,300,000,0002017
Armenia2,241,999,8722017
Mozambique2,192,999,9362017
Bahrain2,166,000,1282017
Haiti2,044,000,0002017
Namibia1,948,999,9362017
Papua New Guinea1,800,000,0002017
Madagascar1,140,999,9362017
Rwanda1,026,000,0002017
Luxembourg1,000,000,0002017
Laos989,800,0002017
Lesotho983,000,0002017
Fiji966,800,0002017
Bahamas, The922,099,9682017
Slovenia911,200,0002017
Gabon834,899,9682017
Congo, Republic of the813,400,0002017
Malta671,100,0322017
Tajikistan642,400,0002017
Malawi613,500,0322017
Guyana607,699,9682017
Montenegro599,600,0002014
Cape Verde589,100,0322017
Palau580,899,9682015
Swaziland576,600,0002017
Seychelles538,800,0002017
Sudan504,900,0002017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the444,600,0002017
Guinea416,100,0002017
Barbados407,600,0002017
Syria407,300,0002017
San Marino392,000,0002014
Estonia389,800,0002017
Suriname381,100,0002016
Zimbabwe374,000,0002017
Belize368,300,0002017
Vanuatu288,900,0002017
Yemen245,100,0002017
Eritrea236,600,0002017
Togo215,100,0002017
Grenada207,700,0002016
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines160,000,0002017
Senegal151,800,0002017
Dominica150,000,0002017
Equatorial Guinea140,900,0002017
Tonga131,900,0002017
Samoa99,310,0002016
Burundi79,300,0002017
Chad74,200,0002017
Sao Tome and Principe64,000,0002017
Benin60,200,0002017
Burkina Faso45,300,0002017
Somalia30,450,0002014
Gambia, The22,800,0002017
Kiribati7,479,0002015