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European Union 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 Cyprus 29.79% 2007
3 Bulgaria 27.14% 2007
4 Romania 23.61% 2007
5 Croatia 23.04% 2007
6 Slovakia 22.57% 2007
7 Latvia 20.02% 2007
8 Lithuania 19.74% 2007
9 Czech Republic 19.16% 2007
10 Hungary 17.67% 2007
11 Poland 15.46% 2007
12 Estonia 14.87% 2007
13 Slovenia 12.01% 2007
14 Denmark 11.07% 2006
15 Sweden 5.58% 2006
16 France 5.13% 2006
17 Portugal 4.98% 2007
18 Italy 4.43% 2007
19 Germany 4.1% 2007
20 Austria 3.91% 2006
21 Belgium 3.59% 2007
22 Netherlands 3.45% 2007
23 Finland 3.41% 2007
24 United Kingdom 2.03% 2007
25 Spain 1.32% 2007
26 Greece 1.2% 2007
27 Luxembourg 0.546% 2006
28 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/European-Union/Economy/Reserves-of-foreign-exchange-and-gold,-%-of-GDP

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

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