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Total reserves including gold in current prices

(US dollars)

China is the top country by total reserves (includes gold) in the world. As of 2017, total reserves (includes gold) in China was 3,235,681 million US dollars that accounts for 28.37 % of the world's total reserves (includes gold). The top 5 countries (others are Japan, Switzerland, the United States of America, and Russian Federation) account for 54.32 % of it. The world's total total reserves (includes gold) was estimated at 11,404,059 million US dollars in 2017.

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What is total reserves (includes gold)?

Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. Data are in current U.S. dollars.