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Sub-Saharan 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Africa $50.70 billion 2012
2 Nigeria $46.41 billion 2012
3 Angola $33.41 billion 2012
4 Botswana $7.63 billion 2012
5 Kenya $5.71 billion 2012
6 Ghana $5.71 billion 2012
7 Equatorial Guinea $4.40 billion 2012
8 Tanzania $4.05 billion 2012
9 Cote d'Ivoire $3.93 billion 2012
10 Cameroon $3.43 billion 2012
11 Ethiopia $3.27 billion 2012
12 Uganda $3.17 billion 2012
13 Mauritius $3.05 billion 2012
14 Zambia $3.04 billion 2012
15 Mozambique $2.77 billion 2012
16 Gabon $2.37 billion 2012
17 Senegal $2.08 billion 2012
18 Namibia $1.74 billion 2012
19 Democratic Republic of the Congo $1.63 billion 2012
20 Mali $1.29 billion 2010
21 Madagascar $1.19 billion 2012
22 Chad $1.17 billion 2012
23 Burkina Faso $1.02 billion 2012
24 Rwanda $847.80 million 2012
25 Niger $760.30 million 2010
26 Lesotho $749.40 million 2012
27 Swaziland $741.00 million 2012
28 Benin $712.80 million 2012
29 Zimbabwe $575.60 million 2012
30 Togo $441.60 million 2012
31 Sierra Leone $409.00 million 2010
32 Liberia $399.80 million 2010
33 Cape Verde $376.00 million 2012
34 Seychelles $318.70 million 2012
35 Burundi $308.80 million 2012
36 Mauritania $280.00 million 2010
37 Malawi $246.00 million 2012
38 The Gambia $236.20 million 2012
39 Djibouti $230.60 million 2010
40 Sudan $192.60 million 2012
41 Central African Republic $186.00 million 2010
42 Eritrea $174.40 million 2012
43 Guinea $174.30 million 2012
44 Guinea-Bissau $168.60 million 2009
45 Comoros $146.10 million 2010
46 Sao Tome and Principe $51.59 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Economy/Reserves-of-foreign-exchange-and-gold

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

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