Check out these 10 countries with the largest gold reserves in the world! This top 10 list features some of the richest and wealthiest countries on earth that have tons of gold bars stacked up somewhere!
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According to the World Gold Council, the Bank of India currently holds 557.7 tons of gold. It is one of the largest stores of gold in the world! This makes up 9.9 % of the country’s total foreign reserve. Foreign exchange reserves is money or other assets held by a nation’s central bank so they can back the national currency.
India, home to 1.25 billion people, is the number one largest consumer of the precious metal. Furthermore, India is one of the most reliable drivers of global demand. For example, India’s festival and wedding season, which runs from October to December, has historically been a major market for gold. And probably, one of the most interesting facts about India and gold is that India rarely invests much in gold. This is because as a country, India operates under the belief that buying gold leads to a deficit. And their belief must be proving right as things also seem to be improving for India. For instance, if you look at the last few years, India has increased its gold reserves from 557.74 to 557.77. While this might not seem like a lot, India is also at its highest point in history! In addition to what the country holds, Indian households which are considered the world’s largest hoarders of gold, hold a record 23,000-24,000 tons, which is worth about $800 billion.
In the past few years, the Netherlands has held 52% of its foreign reserve in gold. The Netherlands has a reported 612.45 tons. In 2016 it was reported that the bank was looking for a place to store all its gold because they were going to renovate the vaults and needed to moving it. The Dutch central bank is planning to move the country’s gold reserves from the center of Amsterdam to a new complex called the Cash Center. Like most countries, Dutch gold is also held in banks around the world to reduce risk. Security measures to guard the gold 24/7 have become a problem in Amsterdam. 189,000 kilos of gold will be moved at the beginning of 2022.
Maybe this is one reason that over the last decade and a half, the Netherlands was selling off tons of gold in order to reduce its reserve. However, there weren’t that many buyers out there and they sold less than the country wanted. More recently the country has had less ambition to sell gold. Currently, the country holds the same amount of tons, 612.45 that they have over the last few years. However, the country has increased its percentage of foreign reserves to 61.2 %.
Japan is another country which had been increasing its gold reserves since the 1960’s. Their official gold holdings were reported at 765.2 tons. About 2.4% of Japan’s gold today is in foreign reserve. Historically, Japan has always held a bit more gold than other countries. This was true until 2011, when they began to sell some of their reserve in order to pump money into the economy after the tsunami and the following Fukushima nuclear disaster.
But even with selling, Japan’s central bank has been one of the most aggressive practitioners of quantitative easing. For example, in January of 2016, it lowered interest rates below zero, which has helped fuel demand in gold around the world.
Prior to 1997, Switzerland was steadily building its gold reserves. In 1997, the decision was made to sell some of those reserves to bolster the Swiss currency and diversify the foreign reserves. The percent of foreign reserves in Switzerland is currently 6.7 %.
Switzerland actually has the world’s largest reserves of gold per capita and currently has reported 1,040 tons. Over time, many citizens in the country started to feel like the bank was getting rid of too much gold. They then banded together with the “Save the Swiss” movement. However, once everyone was able to vote in 2014, the vote came to a no, and gold continued to be sold. During World War II, Switzerland became the center of the gold trade in Europe, making transactions with both the Allies and Axis powers. Today, much of its gold trading is done with Hong Kong and China. Around last year, the Swiss National Bank made a $5.9 billion profit, reportedly from its gold holdings.
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Seen Britisher's are even stolen the gold from India but they are not coming in top 10 possition , but India in there...
shiv kumar (20 hours ago)
All gold of Indian. British country is theif. Kohinoor diamond also in England. But always India still remains gold bird🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿
David Whiting (1 day ago)
I'm sure the UK would had been at the top of the list untill gordon Brown the chancellor of the Labour government treasury sold of our gold very cheap.
glicerio umali (2 days ago)
Vatican borrowed 640000 metric ton of gold from the tallano tagean pilipino family to support hitler germany after ww1. They return the gold to the philippines and it was in central bank of the philippines. These gold is a private reserve. Marcos gold was part of return vatican gold, but the volume of marcos gold was the famost yamashita gold. Yamashita gold was partly discovered by marcos thru half japanese half pilipino living in baguio city. They have the maps provided by the surviving japanese father. There are more than 170 location thru out the philippines majority were burried in mindanao. Only 42 locations were found by the marcos personal army. So much gold still to be found. These yamashita gold can not put in public account due to many countries own the gold. It has to be many years until limitation expires. Marcos hide these gold by various trust account in many banks. Some of these yamashita gold was hitler gold too from europe that landed in mindanao during the last days of the nazi in ww1. Thats the reason why phil has more gold than any country in the world. Little bit of history, tallano tagean family paid the spain of 2o million u.s. dollars for the american govt during the treaty of paris in the year of 1898.
glicerio umali (2 days ago)
Phil has more gold than anybody in the world. Ask the world bank, imf, central banks, the pres. Of u.s.a. obama tried to print 3 trillion dollars in thailand using marcos 3500 metric tons of gold deposited in ubs bank of swiss. The tallano tagean family of maharlika empire has over 640000 metric tons of gold. Karen hudes knew the gold of the philippines. It was deposited in many countries including in u.s. and china.
Marylen cagalitan silva (2 days ago)
Why dubai is not included?? Dubai is city of gold.
Adi Basu (2 days ago)
INDIA has more gold reserves in temples then you know.
Bryan Awkwardson (3 days ago)
So much pathetic ignorance in the comment section to this video. Do you honestly think that the amount of gold that a certain country holds has anything to do with the country´s wealth? If so - just look at India - where most of the population lives below subsistence level.
Carmela abuid (3 days ago)
The japan they get a lots of gold in the philipines that’s why the philipines is weak
how much (3 days ago)
This report not acceptable
Toby Rescue (3 days ago)
Al Demir. If you really don’t know what’s happened not only with the gold but everything else I suggest to ask the American governor nominated by the Bush administration in 2003 when Iraq has been invaded: Paul Bremer.
Rubens gonçalves (3 days ago)
i dont believe in the News papers. all the fake News.
AJ'S INDIAN MYSTERIOUS (3 days ago)
Where is South Africa.
AJ'S INDIAN MYSTERIOUS (3 days ago)
Before the British rule. India had more valuable resource. All were stole by the British.
Nazeer Ahmed Jamaal (5 days ago)
Its the real money.
Elbric Marcos (6 days ago)
E Irving Diaz (6 days ago)
You may want to do a fact check on USA gold reserves. USA returned Germany's, Netherlands, Belgium. It holds less gold than it says.
Fernando III Flora (7 days ago)
Philippines has undeclared and declared Gold reserves. Philippines has 400,000 metric tons golds underneath Central.bank of the philippines while there.is around 2million metric tons of goldbars in china and so many more millions of golds that being keep.in vatican and european countries and US also hold some of philippine golds this american bankers illegally holding Filipino golds. But in the end time it wil be release soon jus like the Balinga Bells. And this Philippine Gold will save the Entire World and it will surely save Humanity.
Discover And Conquer (7 days ago)
Greatest subscribe together thanks
Gargoyle Sythe (8 days ago)
lol where is the philippines??!!!
everyone know it is the land of ophir and we have so many gold it is just becuase of the government who stole it
Gerald Vargas (8 days ago)
Wrong Information, Philippines got the most gold reserved in the world. Please check the fact then you can publish it. Switzerland is the second. The United States does not have much. Thank you!
Kingsly Kwafie (9 days ago)
I have the gold, Please Email further discussion .. firstname.lastname@example.org
John Stopford (9 days ago)
Wonder where its kept as a few friends who worked at the old Fort Knox Depository told me it is now empty. As President Nixon in the 1970s changed the value of the Dollar. Meaning it was no longer backed by GOLD. If the US had so much gold why are they so in Debt. ?
Columbus2150 (9 days ago)
I must see the gold to believe the US has 8,000 tons
Paolo Pamplona (10 days ago)
It's bullshit those details are wrong i think philippines is no.2 because philippines have 700,000 tons of gold
ITALIA RICHEST N1 WE HAVE 10 TIMES THE GERMAN GOLD !!
Gil Orquejo (13 days ago)
Rod Jackson (14 days ago)
what a bunch of crap U S is broke flatter than piss on a platter
Anwesh Kumar (15 days ago)
If those fucking English didnt came to India, India would be in no. 1 position
TheTeaserking (16 days ago)
no gold in fort know what are u talking about your an idiot
TheTeaserking (16 days ago)
usa has no gold what are u talking about
TheTeaserking (16 days ago)
they sell the gold because their broke
Monica Ghana (16 days ago)
Dave Hallett (18 days ago)
7 Japan. 3 italy. 2 germany. It s good business to lose world wars. Don t forget these numbers the next time someone wants money from you to help earthquake tsunami or nuclear accident victims. Break open the vaults and help your own victims
Sunil Kulkarni (20 days ago)
Very strange. U.K. is not in the list. They have ruled all over the world & robbed the gold & wealth.
Rafael Hernandez (20 days ago)
The Philippines is the most have the gold its 600,000 tons of gold that marcos have that emilda said in document when marcos love emilda emilda said when she was in a basement emilda saw a 600,00 tons of gold like if you are a filipino because im filipinos in the history i saw a book of history in my school and i see marcos is the 2nd richest person in the world and you can change the gold of us because the gold of us was stolen by Iraq and Libya
daw dawiskid (20 days ago)
Africa is not even on the lust go figure SMH..
Terry X (21 days ago)
Saudi Arabia is sitting on 2 mountains full of gold. Yes 2 mountains now that is the largest reserve
T D (21 days ago)
I just can't seem to tolerate the outrageous bitchy tone of this colonial slut who's doing the voice over here.disgusting little dickless men
Elmer Catibog (21 days ago)
_WORLD WAR 3... Wars ongoing at the comments. PLease stay at the top part of the building_
Tasneem Ahmed (21 days ago)
Are you know How much Tons in the Temple's. It's more than Doubled from Government reserved
Long lives India Go ahead.
ramanuj hariom (21 days ago)
Wrong information. Only all hindu temple have 20 million tonnes gold . If you have don't trust go to google and check it
Vegan Forlife (23 days ago)
Us have no gold. Federal bank mafia takes everything.
Fernando III Flora (7 days ago)
exaclty US has no Golds, those golds they say are Filipino Golds which they borrow from us inorder to back up there currency
Ry Biss (23 days ago)
Surprised Britain isn’t here because it has 1/5 of the worlds gold under London. More secretive 😆 London’s full of gold people this documentary is shite
memey khairy (24 days ago)
they rob that gold..that is the facts.
Louise Dumais (24 days ago)
there are rumors that the USA gold has disappeared years ago as noone has seen it in decades, the last 5-8 presidents were denied seeing it but the use the myth to keep borrowing as their deficit keeps getting larger
yliang1688 (24 days ago)
ANother FAKE NEWS AGAIN ???????
John Ross (24 days ago)
Germany wanted its 69 tons of gold from the US reserve. US said no. Reason. Its not there anymore. It was hypothecated and rehypothecated. US is giving Germany 10 tons a year until fullfilled. ISnt it nice someones gold is being used to guarantee another countries debts
Devendra Singh (25 days ago)
What about gold of the UK and Middle East, World Bank, Rotschilds, etc ???
James Frankson Tettey (25 days ago)
Where is Ghana? Where is South Africa? Ghana my country is not on the list although Ghana is the 9th world gold producer. You know why? Because black people are stupid plain stupid. They are just in the world but they don't know what is going on in the world. They don't know what gold is used for. The world Elites cheat everyone by saying that gold is used to back currencies. My late illiterate mother even knows the use of gold and precious stones and so they kept them. Post independent African nations make crass stupidity their swimming pool. We won't tell them because they can't handle the secret of gold. Remember, for a teaser, nobody eats gold so why do people die for it? Think of that.
Michael Speakman (26 days ago)
we are supposed to go back on the gold market back in the dollar and taking Petro dollar and shoving it up to people in the middle East is ass you bring home more combat troops
Michael Speakman (26 days ago)
Gold is worth nothing in the United States. The biggest trade goes to England. Gold no longer backs up to US dollar. So it has to be sold overseas on the market. If fort Knox is empty fort Knox own owes a lot of people a lot of money according to our social security numbers. We can hang by the neck every single government official until it's found and brought back home
Anzar Kunhi (26 days ago)
U forgot to mention Saudi and UAE that reserves largest gold in world. Video uploader should do homework first before uploading this video.
Terry Gibbs (27 days ago)
What is the point of this video?
Marl Prux (28 days ago)
Marcos Gold... that's it....
Atharva More (29 days ago)
Indian women only have 11 per of world gold
angelo duana (29 days ago)
This is a fake news.. not real.. agree me to no 1 gold in the world Philippines... love you Philippines from usa..
VIWE MBANDE (29 days ago)
Francis Archie (29 days ago)
American golds are taken from different countries during World war
The Eagle (22 days ago)
Francis Archie (29 days ago)
American golds are taken from different countries
Malcolm Abram (29 days ago)
The gold has to be kept stored. If sold the price of it would crash.
X T (1 month ago)
With all the fake gold like the gold plated alloy ingots and bars falsely claiming to be .9999 pure that are actually less pure if not gold at all circulating it is all smoke mirrors and shell game. I once heard there is more gold claimed to be held by financials institutions and nations that if added up is more than has ever been found or mined. I guess they found a way to print more gold like they do money.
Mr. Ballsdeep (1 month ago)
All gold in the world is owned by the the Rothschild family. Banks are put in every country to take the gold from the country citizens
HASSAN HIJJAZI (1 month ago)
Pakistan the land of gold ?????????????????????
Whitemonkey (1 month ago)
Imelda Marcos of the Philippines has more Gold than USA! ..
Bharat Pride (1 month ago)
Forgot to add the amounts kept in temple vaults & religious centres! probably that collective amount would outvalue the official Gold reserves India holds, & what happened to all the gold Spain looted from South America ? thought they would have been on this list! Unless it's all sitting in the vatican bank
Rohit Gaikwad (1 month ago)
World's 11% gold owned by Indian women's, it's around 24000 tons which make them worlds biggest hoarders of gold. Indian temples own around 22000 tons of gold as per world gold council. In South India 2011 inside a secret chamber of temple, gold and jewels,diamonds worth around 22 billion founded, still the main vault not opened because of rumours. Also I forgot to mention about Indian gold which is looted by foreign invaders in hystory that maybe weights millions and millions of ton.
Chris H (1 month ago)
they've spent it all usa is broke
Amey24 Xxx (1 month ago)
You may wanna do your research a bit more about US golds. Last time Germany asked for the their gold back, US could not pull a shits out their assess to show any gold. Everything about US are scam, nothing but one scandal after another. US dollar is worthless, soon will be a banana republic...
Most Hated (1 month ago)
USA stole gold from Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Vietnam, Japan, Korea, and Mexico.
Issa (1 month ago)
Marcos gold is unlisted, his 720K tons of gold are scattered all over the world! You may never know those gold listed in that video truly belongs to Marcos!! LOL
Luca Dărăbuş (1 month ago)
Wut about Romania?..we almost did the EU Bank..but our president back then just gave it all away..
Technically Elite (1 month ago)
The countdown list contains countries from the highest view time.....
ISAIAH JOHN (1 month ago)
Myth or NO MYTH. Japanese looted gold jewelries and bullions of gold during WWII. At the urgency of the war situations, General Yamashita had the gold treasures buried in the mountains/caves in the Philippines. F. McConnell (research about him), the gold amounted to quadtrillion --- or more than trillions; it's an unimaginable value. Hey, the financial reset in America [if there would be one] would be backed by the Philippines' GOLD. True or farfetched? Wait and see.
KUNDAN PANDEY (1 month ago)
i am sure number one is india...just look at a temple padmanambha swamy temple...there are thousands of temples with such vaults..and second is UK Bank of England run by Illuminati u fool..do some research b4 telling the world how little you know
diretsolang tayo (1 month ago)
Whoever prepared this video has other motives in mind. Where is the gold in philippines?
Chris & Tian (1 month ago)
The Dutch had 1600 tons of gold, almost 1000 tons are sold over the past 25 years. 400 tons to China in the mid-nineties, where the rest went? Maybe the Bank of Europe...
When you own 1600 tons of gold you easily can say goodbye to the Euro or EU.
Personal I like Silver more than gold, Better characteristics.
Ahmad Rajput (1 month ago)
10: India, 9: Holland, 8: Japan, 7: Switzerland, 6: Russia, 5: China, 4: France, 3: Italy, 2: Germany, 1: USA
Bear up (1 month ago)
most of the swiss gold was from Jewish teeth
Rafi Qadiry (1 month ago)
Save good need more money
Mohammed Anwar (1 month ago)
Please please help the poor people
lee brame (1 month ago)
Most of the gold in the usa was robbed from other county's , and should be returned . And the rest they owe to China .
rami sami (1 month ago)
If the zionst amerikkkans give the gold back they stole from musim countries they wont be on the list
MAXIM Holland Nederland (1 month ago)
Holland no 2 😊 👍
FightDrills Fitness (1 month ago)
King Solomons precious golds all went to the Maharlikans brought by the spaniards since 15th century. No arguments there. And the golds are for the filipino people only can be opened by the Marcos son. So when he becomes president hell open it and make the Philippines Great Again. 😁😁😁
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lucille perez (1 month ago)
Nobody knows that the first is Philippines ... Peace!!!
Clark Wayne (1 month ago)
Where is the Philippines? Philippines have over 1 million metric tons excluding Yamashita gold (which the Japanese looted from European colonies in Asia and gathered and buried in the Philippines).
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Jocelyn Cayapa (1 month ago)
I hate this reporter oppossit country have gold? According to her