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Total international reserves including gold in current prices

(US dollars)

China is the top country by international reserves in the world. As of 2017, international reserves in China was 3,235,681 million US dollars that accounts for 27.04 % of the world's international reserves. The top 5 countries (others are Japan, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, and the United States of America) account for 52.41 % of it. The world's total international reserves was estimated at 11,965,592 million US dollars in 2017.

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What is international reserves?

According to the IMF definition, international reserves consist of the sum of the country’s foreign exchange, its reserve position in the IMF, its monetary gold reserves, and the United States dollar value of SDR holdings by its monetary authorities. (SDR - special drawing rights). US Dollars at current prices and current exchange rates in millions