The Top 5 Countries with the Most Gold Reserves

  Country Gold Reserves % of Reserves
1 United States 8,133.5 metric tonnes 72.1%
2 Germany 3,402.5 metric tonnes 67.4%
3 Italy 2,451.8 metric tonnes 66.2%
4 France 2,435.4 metric tonnes 65.7%
5 China 1,054.1 metric tonnes 1.5%
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Sources:  World Gold Council Report:

List Notes: Data are gold reserves in metric tonnes as of September 2010. Percentage of reserves data is the percentage share held in gold of total foreign reserves, as calculated by the World Gold Council. A gold reserve is the gold held by a central bank or nation intended as a store of value and as a guarantee to redeem promises to pay depositors, note holders (e.g., paper money), or trading peers, or to secure a currency.
Countries with the Most Gold Reserves

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