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Apr 23, 2013

Top 20 Countries with Highest Gold ReservesAfter hitting two-year lows, gold prices are rising again.

The price of standard gold of 99.5 per cent purity rose by Rs 440 to close at Rs 26,700 per 10 gms on Monday from the last closing level of Rs 26,260.

In value terms, gold demand in 2012 was $236.4 billion – an all-time high.

According to the World Gold Council, the global official gold holdings totaled 31,694.8 tonnes as of April 2013.

As gold continues its volatile ride, take a look at countries with the highest gold reserves, according to World Gold Council.

RankCountryOfficial Gold Holdings (in tonnes)% of Foreign Reserves in Gold
1United States8133.575.1
2Germany 3391.372.1
3Italy 2451.871.3
4France 2435.469.5
5China 1054.11.6
6Switzerland 1040.110
7Russia 976.99.5
8Japan 765.23.1
9The Netherlands612.558.7
10India 557.79.6
11Taiwan 423.65.4
12Portugal 382.589.6
13Turkey 375.715.6
14Venezuela 365.865.4
15Saudi Arabia322.92.4
16United Kingdom310.315.2
17Lebanon 286.828.1
18Spain 281.628.2
19Austria 28054.7
20Belgium 227.539.1

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