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WORLD OFFICIAL GOLD HOLDINGS

International Financial Statistics, November 2015*

1 United States
2 Germany
3 IMF
4 Italy
5 France
6 China
7 Russia
8 Switzerland
9 Japan
10 Netherlands
11 India
12 ECB
13 Turkey6)
14 Taiwan
15 Portugal
16 Venezuela
17 Saudi Arabia
18 United Kingdom
19 Lebanon
20 Spain
21 Austria
22 Belgium
23 Kazakhstan
24 Philippines
25 Algeria
26 Thailand
27 Singapore
28 Sweden
29 South Africa
30 Mexico
31 Libya
32 Greece
33 BIS2)
34 Korea
35 Romania
36 Poland
37 Iraq
38 Australia
39 Kuwait
40 Indonesia
41 Egypt
42 Brazil
43 Denmark
44 Pakistan
45 Argentina
46 Finland
47 Belarus4)

% of
Tonnes
reserves**
8,133.5
72.7%
3,381.0
67.1%
1)
2,814.0
2,451.8
65.0%
2,435.5
62.1%
1,708.5
1.6%
1,352.2
13.1%
1,040.0
6.2%
765.2
2.2%
612.5
55.8%
557.7
5.6%
504.8
25.3%
504.5
15.2%
423.6
3.4%
382.5
74.0%
361.0
66.9%
322.9
1.7%
310.3
8.5%
286.8
20.3%
281.6
18.4%
280.0
43.5%
227.4
32.9%
213.5
27.2%
195.6
8.7%
173.6
3.8%
152.4
3.5%
127.4
1.8%
125.7
7.6%
125.2
9.7%
121.8
2.4%
116.6
4.9%
112.6
71.2%
1)
108.0
104.4
1.0%
103.7
10.2%
102.9
3.6%
89.8
4.8%
79.9
5.6%
79.0
8.6%
78.1
2.8%
75.6
15.0%
67.2
0.7%
66.5
2.9%
64.5
13.5%
61.7
6.7%
49.1
16.9%
44.2
34.2%

% of
Tonnes
reserves**
51 Malaysia
37.9
1.5%
52 WAEMU3)
36.5
10.1%
53 Peru
34.7
2.1%
54 Slovakia
31.7
33.7%
55 Azerbaijan
30.2
11.6%
56 Ukraine
27.1
7.9%
57 Syria
25.8
5.3%
58 Morocco
22.0
3.6%
59 Sri Lanka
22.0
11.5%
60 Afghanistan
21.9
10.9%
61 Nigeria
21.4
2.4%
62 Serbia
17.9
5.4%
63 Cyprus
13.9
59.8%
64 Bangladesh
13.8
1.9%
65 Cambodia
12.4
6.5%
66 Qatar
12.4
1.1%
67 Ecuador
11.8
12.1%
68 Czech Republic
10.0
0.6%
69 Tajikistan
8.9
70.9%
70 Mauritius
8.9
7.8%
71 Laos
8.9
26.6%
72 Ghana
8.7
6.9%
73 Paraguay
8.2
4.7%
74 Myanmar
7.3
3.5%
75 Guatemala
6.9
3.3%
76 Macedonia
6.8
10.0%
77 Tunisia
6.8
3.3%
78 Latvia
6.6
6.6%
79 Ireland
6.0
10.2%
80 Lithuania
5.8
9.4%
81 Mozambique
5.6
7.1%
82 United Arab Emirates
5.0
0.2%
83 Nepal
4.9
2.8%
84 Bahrain
4.7
2.8%
85 Brunei Darussalam
4.5
5.2%
86 Kyrgyz Republic
4.1
7.9%
87 Colombia
3.5
0.3%
88 Slovenia
3.2
12.1%
89 Aruba
3.1
15.1%
90 Hungary
3.1
0.3%
91 Bosnia and Herzegovina
3.0
2.2%
92 Canada
3.0
0.1%
93 Luxembourg
2.2
10.2%
94 Hong Kong
2.1
0.0%
95 Iceland
2.0
1.5%
96 Papua New Guinea
2.0
3.5%
97 Trinidad and Tobago
1.9
0.6%

4% 4.7 40.8 1.4% 1.6 3.7 1.9% .1 10.4% 98 Haiti 99 Mongolia 100 Albania 1.4% 8.48 Bolivia 49 Jordan 50 Bulgaria 42.5 41.3% 6.

The signatores include: ECB. World total as calculated by the IMF. under which the Bank exchanges currencies for physical gold. Data are taken from the International Monetary Fund's International Financial Statistics (IFS). Estonia.2 Euro Area (incl. November 2015* % of Other Tonnes reserves** 1) World7) 32. IFS data are two months in arrears.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CACHEID=57c5777d-1f48-4eb4-98baaf4c6aaddc20 7. Please see this link for information on this policy action http://www. Malta. Greece. Portugal. Slovakia. Gold has been added to Turkey’s balance sheet as a result of a policy accepting gold in its reserve requirements from commercial banks. Italy.954. up to date data for other reserves are not available. November 2015 edition. Finland. 2. . BIS data are updated each year from the BIS’s annual report to reflect the Bank’s gold investment assets excluding any gold held in connection with swap operations.788. 8. World total also captures BIS holdings inclusive of swap operations (please see footnote 2 above for World Gold Council treatment of BIS holdings). Please see Disclaimer on the following page. ECB) 10. table ‘Total Reserves minus Gold’. 3. Signatories to the fourth Central Bank Gold Agreement which commenced in September 2014.3 31. and other sources where applicable. In July 2015 The State Bank of Vietnam stated that gold reserves totalled 10 tonnes.tr/wps/wcm/connect/57c5777d-1f48-4eb4-98baaf4c6aaddc20/ANO2012-38. changes have been made. 6. 5. August 2015 or earlier for late reporters. This is omitted from our ranking above due to the current absence of any published data.tcmb. 4. 1. West African Economic Monetary Union including the central bank. Germany. Where the WGC knows of movements that are not reported to the IMF or misprints.8% 5) CBGA 4 signatories 11.623. Switzerland. Luxembourg. In September the end of month gold price was $1114 Data for the value of other reserves are taken from IFS. The bank has an obligation to return the gold at the end of the contract. France. **The percentage share held in gold of total foreign reserves. The value of gold holdings is calculated using the end of month London PM fix gold price published daily by The London Gold Market Fixing Ltd. Austria. Belgium. Spain.0% NOTES * This table was updated in November 2015 and reports data available at that time. Cyprus. This will not equal the total for the countries in the table as ‘World total’ will include data for countries beyond the top 100 and for countries that do not publish their reserves. so holdings are as of September 2015 for most countries. Latvia. while other countries are known to hold gold but they do not report their holdings publicly. The table does not list all gold holders: countries which have not reported their gold holdings to the IMF in the last six months are not included. In the case of any countries. Ireland. Sweden. Netherlands.WORLD OFFICIAL GOLD HOLDINGS International Financial Statistics. as calculated by the World Gold Council. Includes only "Monetary gold" as of February 2014.6 53.gov. BIS and IMF balance sheets do not allow this percentage to be calculated. Slovenia.

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