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European Union Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Germany $248.90 billion 2012
2 France $184.50 billion 2012
3 Italy $181.70 billion 2012
4 Poland $108.90 billion 2012
5 United Kingdom $105.10 billion 2012
6 Denmark $89.70 billion 2012
7 Netherlands $54.82 billion 2012
8 Sweden $52.23 billion 2012
9 Spain $50.59 billion 2012
10 Romania $46.71 billion 2012
11 Czech Republic $44.88 billion 2012
12 Hungary $44.67 billion 2012
13 Belgium $30.77 billion 2012
14 Austria $27.21 billion 2012
15 Portugal $22.66 billion 2012
16 Bulgaria $20.50 billion 2012
17 Croatia $14.81 billion 2012
18 Finland $11.08 billion 2012
19 Lithuania $8.53 billion 2012
20 Latvia $7.52 billion 2012
21 Greece $7.25 billion 2012
22 Slovakia $2.52 billion 2012
23 Ireland $1.71 billion 2012
24 Cyprus $1.19 billion 2012
25 Luxembourg $991.00 million 2012
26 Slovenia $951.90 million 2012
27 Malta $704.90 million 2012
28 Estonia $300.70 million 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/European-Union/Economy/Reserves-of-foreign-exchange-and-gold

European Union Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

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  • South Africa ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
  • Mexico ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2012.
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