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Country Comparison :: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold
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 Reserves of foreign exchange and gold Date of Information
1 China
$ 2,876,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
2 Japan
$ 1,063,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
3 Russia
$ 479,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
4 Saudi Arabia
$ 445,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
5 Taiwan
$ 387,200,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
6 Korea, South
$ 291,600,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
7 Brazil
$ 288,600,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
8 India
$ 287,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
9 Switzerland
$ 270,300,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
10 Hong Kong
$ 268,700,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
11 Singapore
$ 225,700,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
12 Germany
$ 216,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
13 Thailand
$ 176,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
14 France
$ 166,200,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
15 Algeria
$ 162,900,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
16 Italy
$ 158,900,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
17 United States
$ 132,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
18 Mexico
$ 120,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
19 Malaysia
$ 106,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
20 Libya
$ 99,840,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
21 Indonesia
$ 96,210,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
22 Poland
$ 93,490,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
23 Turkey
$ 86,080,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
24 United Kingdom
$ 82,410,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
25 Denmark
$ 76,500,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
26 Iran
$ 75,060,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
27 Israel
$ 70,910,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
28 Philippines
$ 62,370,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
29 Canada
$ 57,200,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
30 Norway
$ 52,800,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
31 Argentina
$ 52,230,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
32 Iraq
$ 48,610,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
33 Sweden
$ 48,300,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
34 Romania
$ 48,080,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
35 Netherlands
$ 46,240,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
36 Hungary
$ 44,990,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
37 Lebanon
$ 44,520,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
38 Peru
$ 44,210,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
39 South Africa
$ 43,830,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
40 United Arab Emirates
$ 42,790,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
41 Australia
$ 42,270,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
42 Czech Republic
$ 41,950,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
43 Egypt
$ 35,790,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
44 Nigeria
$ 34,920,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
45 Ukraine
$ 34,580,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
46 Spain
$ 31,910,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
47 Qatar
$ 31,190,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
48 Venezuela
$ 29,620,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
49 Kazakhstan
$ 28,290,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
50 Colombia
$ 28,080,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
51 Chile
$ 27,830,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
52 Belgium
$ 26,800,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
53 Macau
$ 23,730,000,000
2010
54 Morocco
$ 23,610,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
55 Austria
$ 22,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
56 Kuwait
$ 21,360,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
57 Portugal
$ 21,000,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
58 Syria
$ 20,570,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
59 Angola
$ 19,660,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
60 Turkmenistan
$ 18,080,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
61 Bulgaria
$ 17,230,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
62 Pakistan
$ 17,210,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
63 New Zealand
$ 16,720,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
64 Croatia
$ 14,130,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
65 Jordan
$ 13,400,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
66 Vietnam
$ 13,360,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
67 Serbia
$ 13,310,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
68 Oman
$ 13,030,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
69 Bangladesh
$ 11,180,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
70 Uzbekistan
$ 9,800,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
71 Bolivia
$ 9,730,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
72 Trinidad and Tobago
$ 9,659,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
73 Finland
$ 9,600,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
74 Tunisia
$ 9,462,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
75 Botswana
$ 7,886,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
76 Uruguay
$ 7,657,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
77 Sri Lanka
$ 7,220,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
78 Latvia
$ 7,170,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
79 Lithuania
$ 6,837,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
80 Azerbaijan
$ 6,409,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
81 Greece
$ 6,370,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
82 Yemen
$ 5,942,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
83 Guatemala
$ 5,646,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
84 Cuba
$ 4,847,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
85 Ghana
$ 4,700,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
86 Costa Rica
$ 4,627,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
87 Bahrain
$ 4,495,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
88 Congo, Republic of the
$ 4,465,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
89 Kenya
$ 4,321,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
90 Iceland
$ 4,206,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
91 Paraguay
$ 4,167,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
92 Cambodia
$ 3,802,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
93 Burma
$ 3,762,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
94 Cameroon
$ 3,665,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
95 Tanzania
$ 3,645,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
96 Cote d'Ivoire
$ 3,594,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
97 Dominican Republic
$ 3,502,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
98 Belarus
$ 3,431,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
99 Papua New Guinea
$ 3,092,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
100 Uganda
$ 2,960,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
101 El Salvador
$ 2,883,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
102 Panama
$ 2,715,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
103 Honduras
$ 2,702,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
104 Ecuador
$ 2,622,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
105 Mauritius
$ 2,601,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
106 Estonia
$ 2,568,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
107 Albania
$ 2,541,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
108 Bosnia and Herzegovina
$ 2,380,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
109 Equatorial Guinea
$ 2,346,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
110 Mongolia
$ 2,288,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
111 Georgia
$ 2,264,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
112 Macedonia
$ 2,177,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
113 Jamaica
$ 2,171,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
114 Slovakia
$ 2,161,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
115 Mozambique
$ 2,159,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
116 Ireland
$ 2,115,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
117 Senegal
$ 2,100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
118 Zambia
$ 2,094,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
119 Sudan
$ 2,063,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
120 Armenia
$ 1,859,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
121 Ethiopia
$ 1,807,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
122 Nicaragua
$ 1,799,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
123 Gabon
$ 1,746,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
124 Kyrgyzstan
$ 1,720,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
125 Moldova
$ 1,718,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
126 Namibia
$ 1,699,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
127 Haiti
$ 1,587,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
128 Mali
$ 1,373,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
129 Madagascar
$ 1,172,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
130 Burkina Faso
$ 1,020,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
131 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
$ 1,010,000,000
March 2010 est.
132 Benin
$ 953,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
133 Lesotho
$ 947,600,000
31 December 2010 est.
134 Rwanda
$ 812,800,000
31 December 2010 est.
135 Laos
$ 806,100,000
31 December 2010 est.
136 Luxembourg
$ 800,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
137 Swaziland
$ 756,300,000
31 December 2010 est.
138 Guyana
$ 727,700,000
31 December 2010 est.
139 Togo
$ 672,500,000
31 December 2010 est.
140 Niger
$ 645,200,000
31 December 2010 est.
141 Barbados
$ 620,000,000
2007
142 Malta
$ 540,200,000
31 December 2010 est.
143 Tajikistan
$ 506,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
144 Chad
$ 417,900,000
31 December 2010 est.
145 Liberia
$ 399,800,000
31 December 2010 est.
146 Cape Verde
$ 391,700,000
31 December 2010 est.
147 Sierra Leone
$ 381,100,000
31 December 2010 est.
148 Zimbabwe
$ 376,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
149 Burundi
$ 332,100,000
31 December 2010 est.
150 Malawi
$ 280,100,000
31 December 2010 est.
151 Mauritania
$ 280,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
152 Solomon Islands
$ 265,800,000
31 December 2010 est.
153 Suriname
$ 263,300,000
2006
154 Seychelles
$ 235,600,000
31 December 2010 est.
155 Djibouti
$ 230,600,000
31 December 2010 est.
156 Belize
$ 217,700,000
31 December 2010 est.
157 Samoa
$ 209,500,000
31 December 2010 est.
158 Saint Lucia
$ 206,300,000
31 December 2010 est.
159 Gambia, The
$ 165,300,000
31 December 2010 est.
160 Central African Republic
$ 148,200,000
31 December 2010 est.
161 Comoros
$ 146,100,000
31 December 2010 est.
162 Eritrea
$ 103,300,000
31 December 2010 est.
163 Saint Kitts and Nevis
$ 100,000,000
31 December 2010 est.
164 Guinea
$ 78,400,000
31 December 2010 est.
165 Sao Tome and Principe
$ 46,800,000
31 December 2010 est.
166 Tonga
$ 40,830,000
FY04/05
167 Vanuatu
$ 40,540,000
2003
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