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

DEFINITION: Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. Data are in current U.S. dollars.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Nigeria 45.51 billion 2009
2 South Africa 39.6 billion 2009
3 Angola 13.66 billion 2009
4 Botswana 8.7 billion 2009
5 Kenya 3.85 billion 2009
6 Cameroon 3.71 billion 2009
7 Tanzania 3.47 billion 2009
8 Cote d'Ivoire 3.27 billion 2009
9 Equatorial Guinea 3.25 billion 2009
10 Uganda 2.99 billion 2009
11 Mauritius 2.32 billion 2009
12 Ghana 2.27 billion 2006
13 Senegal 2.12 billion 2009
14 Namibia 2.05 billion 2009
15 Gabon 2.01 billion 2009
16 Zambia 1.89 billion 2009
17 Ethiopia 1.78 billion 2009
18 Mozambique 1.66 billion 2008
19 Mali 1.6 billion 2009
20 Burkina Faso 1.3 billion 2009
21 Benin 1.23 billion 2009
22 Madagascar 1.14 billion 2009
23 Sudan 1.09 billion 2009
24 Swaziland 958.87 million 2009
25 Rwanda 742.74 million 2009
26 Togo 703.16 million 2009
27 Lesotho 658.4 million 2006
28 Niger 655.54 million 2009
29 Chad 628.8 million 2009
30 Sierra Leone 404.96 million 2009
31 Cape Verde 366.21 million 2009
32 Burundi 323.09 million 2009
33 Djibouti 241.83 million 2009
34 Mauritania 237.86 million 2009
35 The Gambia 224.18 million 2009
36 Central African Republic 222.69 million 2009
37 Seychelles 190.55 million 2009
38 Guinea-Bissau 168.59 million 2009
39 Malawi 163.28 million 2009
40 Liberia 160.86 million 2008
41 Zimbabwe 131.69 million 2002
42 Comoros 112.66 million 2008
43 Guinea 97.14 million 2005
44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 77.73 million 2008
45 Eritrea 57.9 million 2008
46 Sao Tome and Principe 39.33 million 2007
47 Somalia 23.11 million 1989

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Reserves of gold and foreign currency. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Economy/Reserves-of-gold-and-foreign-currency

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