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Heavily indebted countries 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 Japan $1.27 trillion 2012
2 Singapore $259.10 billion 2012
3 Germany $248.90 billion 2012
4 France $184.50 billion 2012
5 Italy $181.70 billion 2012
6 United States $150.20 billion 2012
7 United Kingdom $105.10 billion 2012
8 Israel $75.91 billion 2012
9 Canada $68.55 billion 2012
10 Netherlands $54.82 billion 2012
11 Lebanon $52.50 billion 2012
12 Spain $50.59 billion 2012
13 Hungary $44.67 billion 2012
14 Belgium $30.77 billion 2012
15 Austria $27.21 billion 2012
16 Portugal $22.66 billion 2012
17 Morocco $17.54 billion 2012
18 Egypt $14.93 billion 2012
19 Serbia $14.40 billion 2012
20 Jordan $8.83 billion 2012
21 Greece $7.25 billion 2012
22 Sri Lanka $7.11 billion 2012
23 Iceland $4.19 billion 2012
24 Jamaica $1.98 billion 2012
25 Ireland $1.71 billion 2012
26 Cyprus $1.19 billion 2012
27 Barbados $839.70 million 2012
28 Malta $704.90 million 2012
29 Zimbabwe $575.60 million 2012
30 Cape Verde $376.00 million 2012
31 Seychelles $318.70 million 2012
32 Belize $288.90 million 2012
33 Malawi $246.00 million 2012
34 Saint Lucia $206.30 million 2010
35 Sudan $192.60 million 2012
36 Eritrea $174.40 million 2012
37 Saint Kitts and Nevis $168.90 million 2010
38 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $111.00 million 2012
39 Dominica $94.56 million 2012
40 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://148.251.51.235/country-info/group-stats/Heavily-indebted-countries/Economy/Reserves-of-foreign-exchange-and-gold

Heavily indebted countries Compared by Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

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Interesting observations about Economy > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • China ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold globally in 2012.
  • Russia ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Europe in 2012.
  • Switzerland ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Christian countries in 2012.
  • India ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Former British colonies in 2012.
  • Germany ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst European Union in 2012.
  • Japan ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2012.
  • Brazil ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Catholic countries in 2012.
  • South Africa ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
  • Mexico ranked first for reserves of foreign exchange and gold amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2012.
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