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Central bank holdings.

Gold plays an important part in central banks’ reserves management, and they are significant holders of gold. This gold reserve data – compiled using IMF IFS statistics – tracks central banks’ reported purchases and sales along with gold as a percentage of their international reserves.

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Central banks bought 50t on a net basis during in November, a 47% increase m-o-m. Of this, three central banks accounted for gross buying of 55t, while two contributed to gross sales of 5t. The People's Bank of China reported an increase of 32t, the largest reported purchase in November and the first announced increase in its gold reserves since September 2022. The Central Bank of Türkiye continued to buy gold in November, adding a further 19t to its official reserves, while the Central Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic bought 3t during the month. The National Bank of Kazakhstan and the Central Bank of Uzbekistan were the largest sellers. Kazakhstan reduced its gold reserves by around 4t, while Uzbekistan’s gold reserves fell by almost 2t.


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Central Banks Dashboard v2.

Data as of 30 September, 2022.

Sources: Central Banks, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, World Gold Council; Disclaimer.

This chart was updated in January 2023 and reports data available at that time. Data are taken from the International Monetary Fund's International Financial Statistics (IFS), December 2022 edition, and other sources where applicable. IFS data are two months in arrears, so holdings are as of November 2022 for most countries, October 2022 or earlier for late reporters. The table does not list all gold holders: some countries are known to hold gold but they do not report their holdings publicly. Where the World Gold Council knows of movements that are not reported to the IMF or misprints, changes have been made.

The percentage share held in gold of total foreign reserves is calculated by the World Gold Council. The value of gold holdings is calculated using the end of quarter LBMA Gold Price, which is published daily by ICE Benchmark Administration for the value of other reserves are taken from IFS, table ‘Total Reserves minus Gold’.

Length and Frequency.

Quarterly official gold holdings from 2000, as well as the latest available month-end data for the Top 100 holders.

Monthly and annual detailed changes in gold reserves from January 2002.

Annual sales by CBGA signatories from 1999.

Update Schedule.

Monthly files are updated within the first 10 days of the month (with data two months in arrears). Quarterly data is updated a month after the end of the quarter.


Holdings are given in tonnes, US$ value and % of total reserves. Changes in holdings are measured in tonnes.