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Europe Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold, % of GDP

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. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Malta 50.55% 2007
2 Russia 36.65% 2007
3 Moldova 30.3% 2007
4 Cyprus 29.79% 2007
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina 29.61% 2007
6 Bulgaria 27.14% 2007
7 Romania 23.61% 2007
8 Croatia 23.04% 2007
9 Ukraine 22.76% 2007
10 Slovakia 22.57% 2007
11 Albania 20.2% 2007
12 Latvia 20.02% 2007
13 Lithuania 19.74% 2007
14 Czech Republic 19.16% 2007
15 Armenia 18% 2007
16 Hungary 17.67% 2007
17 Poland 15.46% 2007
18 Estonia 14.87% 2007
19 Norway 14.59% 2006
20 Georgia 13.38% 2007
21 Azerbaijan 12.93% 2007
22 Slovenia 12.01% 2007
23 Iceland 11.92% 2007
24 Turkey 11.82% 2007
25 Denmark 11.07% 2006
26 Switzerland 9.45% 2006
27 Belarus 9.42% 2007
28 Sweden 5.58% 2006
29 France 5.13% 2006
30 Portugal 4.98% 2007
31 Italy 4.43% 2007
32 Germany 4.1% 2007
33 Austria 3.91% 2006
34 Belgium 3.59% 2007
35 Netherlands 3.45% 2007
36 Finland 3.41% 2007
37 United Kingdom 2.03% 2007
38 Spain 1.32% 2007
39 Greece 1.2% 2007
40 Luxembourg 0.546% 2006
41 Ireland 0.378% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Economy/Reserves-of-foreign-exchange-and-gold,-%-of-GDP

Europe Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold, % of GDP

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