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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Libya 110.86% 2007
2 Lebanon 82.01% 2007
3 Algeria 81.44% 2007
4 Jordan 46.34% 2007
5 Yemen 35.93% 2007
6 Morocco 32.86% 2007
7 United Arab Emirates 29.92% 2007
8 Iraq 28.88% 2007
9 Iran 24.19% 2007
10 Egypt 24.04% 2007
11 Oman 22.73% 2007
12 Bahrain 22.2% 2007
13 Tunisia 20.22% 2007
14 Israel 17.07% 2007
15 Syria 14.96% 2007
16 Kuwait 14.63% 2007
17 Qatar 12.26% 2007
18 Saudi Arabia 8.18% 2007

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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Economy/Reserves-of-foreign-exchange-and-gold,-%-of-GDP

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold, % of GDP

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