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Balance of Payments » Reserves - Total reserves excluding gold in current prices

(US dollars)

China is the top country by total reserves (excludes gold) in the world. As of 2016, total reserves (excludes gold) in China was 3,029,775 million US dollars that accounts for 28.92 % of the world's total reserves (excludes gold). The top 5 countries (others are Japan, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, and Hong Kong) account for 55.17 % of it. The world's total total reserves (excludes gold) was estimated at 10,477,871 million US dollars in 2016.

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Total reserves minus gold comprise special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. Gold holdings are excluded. Data are in current U.S. dollars.