Countries by foreign-exchange reserves

Foreign-exchange reserves (also called Forex reserves) in a strict sense are only the foreign-currency deposits held by central banks and monetary authorities.
Created On: Jan 9, 2013 14:19 IST

 Rank

Country/monetary authority

Foreign exchange reserves (Millions of US$)

Figures as of

1

 People's Republic of China 

3,285,090

Sep 2012

Japan

1,274,160

Oct 2012

 

Eurozone

903,027

Aug 2012

3

Saudi Arabia

621,490

Sep 2012

4

Switzerland

530,142

 Oct 2012

5

Russia

528,236

Nov 2012

6

Republic of China (Taiwan)

399,220

Oct 2012

7

 Brazil

 378,560

Nov 2012

8

 Republic of Korea

323,461

Oct 2012

 

 Hong Kong

301,733

Oct 2012

9

India

295,290

Oct 2012 

10

Germany

255,845

Oct 2012 

11

Singapore

254,217

Oct 2012

12

Algeria

200,000

May 2012

13

France

187,130

Oct 2012

14

Italy

186,907

Oct 2012

15

Thailand

181,428

Oct 2012

16

Mexico

165,358

Aug 2012

17

United States

151,866

Dec 2012

18

Malaysia

138,306

Oct 2012

19

United Kingdom

132,131

Oct 2012

20

Turkey

 117,209

Oct 2012 

21

Indonesia

110,297

Oct 2012 

22

 Iran

109,700

Dec 2011

23

Poland

107,500

Nov 2012

24

Denmark

90,178

Oct 2012 

25

Philippines

84,250

Dec 2012

26

Israel

75,849

Oct 2012 

27

Libya

 71,990

Dec 2011

28

Canada

68,050

Nov 2012

29

Peru

61,106

Oct 2012 

30

Netherlands

56,095

Oct 2012 

31

Norway

55,599

Sep 2012

32

United Arab Emirates

55,290

Dec 2011

33

Iraq

53,470

Dec 2011 

34

Sweden

52,372

Oct 2012

35

Spain

51,312

Oct 2012

36

Australia

51,241

Oct 2012

37

South Africa

50,677

Oct 2012 

38

 Lebanon

47,870

Dec 2011

39

Romania

47,005

Oct 2012

40

Hungary

45,440

Oct 2012

41

Argentina

45,238

Nov 2012

42

Czech Republic

44,164

Nov 2012

43

Chile

38,943

Oct 2012

44

Colombia

36,006

Oct 2012 

45

Nigeria

35,210

Dec 2011

46

 Belgium

31,327

Oct 2012

47

Ukraine

29,255

Sep 2012

48

Kazakhstan

29,061

Oct 2012

49

Austria

27,591

Oct 2012

50

Venezuela

26,910

Dec 2011

51

Kuwait

25,930

Dec 2011

52

Portugal

23,349

Oct 2012

53

 Qatar

20,390

Dec 2011

54

Bulgaria

19,612

Oct 2012

55

New Zealand

19,552

Oct 2012

56

Macau

18,730

Mar 2010

57

Pakistan

18,090

Dec 2011

58

 Morocco

16,758

Oct 2012

59

 Vietnam

16,760

Dec 2011 

60

Egypt

15,172

Sep 2012 

61

Croatia

14,731

Sep 2012 

62

Serbia

14,650

Dec 2011

63

Bolivia

13,981

Nov 2012

64

Uruguay

 13,121

Oct 2012

65

Bangladesh

13,040

Jan 2013

66

Finland

11,161

Nov 2012

67

Trinidad and Tobago

9,876

Dec 2011

68

Jordan

9,287

Oct 2012

69

Sri Lanka

8,400

Dec 2011

70

Lithuania

8,385

Nov 2012

71

Belarus

8,040

Oct 2012

72

Greece

7,740

Nov 2012 

73

Azerbaijan

7,146

Dec 2011

74

 Latvia

6,897

Oct 2012 

75

Guatemala

6,800

Oct 2012  

76

 Costa Rica

 5,366

Oct 2012  

77

Paraguay

5,096

Dec 2011

78

Dominican Republic

4,397

Jun 2011

79

Iceland

4,314

Oct2012  

 80

 Cambodia

4,113

Dec 2011

 81

Myanmar

 3,762

Dec 2010

82

Georgia

2,841

Nov 2012  

83

Mauritius

2,797

Jun 2012

84

Honduras

2,751

Jun 2012

85

Slovakia

2,640

Sep 2012

86

El Salvador

2,519

Oct 2012

87

 Moldova

2,422

Oct 2012

88

 Kyrgyzstan

1,944

Oct 2012

89

 Nicaragua

1,856

Oct 2012

90

Ireland

1,751

Oct 2012

91

Armenia

1,709

Oct 2012

92

Cyprus

1,258

Sep 2012

93

Luxembourg

1,023

Sep 2012

94

 Slovenia

985

Sep 2012

95

Laos

757

Dec 2011

96

Malta

654

Jul 2012

97

Estonia

300

Sep 2012

 

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