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10 countries with largest gold reserves

May 06, 2015 16:16 IST

United States has the world’s largest gold reserves.

India also finds a place among the top 10 nations with gold reserves.


Image: A woman eats ice cream as she looks at the display in the window of a gold standard jewellery store New York. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
 
 

Take a look at countries with largest gold reserves…

United States

Rank: 1
Gold holding: 8133.5 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 74%

Image: A couple looks into a shop window of a jeweller in Frankfurt. Photograph Lisi Niesner /Reuters
 
 

Germany

Rank: 2
Gold holding: 3384.2 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 68.70%

Image: A golden monstrance donated by King of Naples Gioacchino Murat (R) is seen during the 'Treasure of San Gennaro' exhibition in Rome. Photograph Tony Gentile/Reuters
 
 

Italy

Rank: 3
Gold holding: 2451.8 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 67.70%

Image: Women carry shopping bags as they look at a window display of jewellery shop in central Paris. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters
 
 

France

Rank: 4
Gold holding: 2435.4 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 66.80%

Image: Visitors photograph an exhibit in a display of Elizabeth Taylor's collection of jewellery, paintings and costumes held in Moscow's GUM shopping centre. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin /Reuters
 
 

Russia

Rank: 5
Gold holding: 1207.7 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 13%

Image: A woman shows a gold bar in China. Photograph: Reuters
 
 

China

Rank: 6
Gold holding: 1054.1 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 1.10%

Photograph: Reuters
 
 

Switzerland

Rank: 7
Gold holding: 1040 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 7.70%

Image: Japan ranks 8th in gold reserves. Photograph: Reuters
 
 

Japan

Rank: 8
Gold holding: 765.2
Total foreign reserves in gold: 2.50%

Photograph: Reuters
 
 

The Netherlands

Rank: 9
Gold holding: 612.5 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 57.20%

Image: India bags 10th place in gold reserves. Photograph: Reuters
 
 

India

Rank: 10
Gold holding: 557.7 tonnes
Total foreign reserves in gold: 6.90%