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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Saudi Arabia $656.90 billion 2012
2 Algeria $191.60 billion 2012
3 Libya $118.60 billion 2012
4 Israel $75.91 billion 2012
5 Iran $74.06 billion 2012
6 Iraq $70.33 billion 2012
7 Lebanon $52.50 billion 2012
8 United Arab Emirates $47.04 billion 2012
9 Qatar $33.19 billion 2012
10 Kuwait $29.00 billion 2012
11 Morocco $17.54 billion 2012
12 Egypt $14.93 billion 2012
13 Oman $14.40 billion 2012
14 Jordan $8.83 billion 2012
15 Tunisia $8.36 billion 2012
16 Yemen $6.16 billion 2012
17 Bahrain $5.21 billion 2012
18 Syria $4.79 billion 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Economy/Reserves-of-foreign-exchange-and-gold

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