Including Iraq.. Learn about the largest countries in gold reserves for the first half of the year 2021
The United States of America ranked as the largest country in gold reserves for the first half of 2021, according to the World Gold Council.
In a table of 100 countries with the largest gold reserves seen by Shafak News Agency, the council stated that “the United States took the lead in the largest gold reserves in the world during the first half of 2021, with reserves amounting to 8,133 thousand tons, followed by Germany second with 3,359 thousand tons, Italy came third with 2,451 thousand tons, and then France came fourth with 2,436 thousand tons.
He added, “Russia came fifth with 2,292 thousand tons, China came sixth with 1,948 thousand tons, Switzerland came seventh with 1,040 thousand tons, Japan ranked eighth with 846 tons, India came ninth with 705 tons, and the Netherlands came tenth with 612 tons.”
In the Arab world, Saudi Arabia ranked first and 18th globally with a reserve of 323 tons, followed by Lebanon second and 20th globally with a reserve of 286 tons, followed by Algeria third and 26th globally with a reserve of 173 tons, followed by Libya fourth and 34th globally with a reserve of 116 tons. Then Iraq came fifth and ranked 39th globally with a reserve of 96.3 tons, followed by Egypt sixth and 41st globally with a reserve of 80 tons, followed by Kuwait seventh and 43rd globally with a reserve of 79 tons, followed by Qatar eighth and 48th globally with a reserve of 56 tons, and then the UAE ranked ninth and 49th globally with reserves 55 tons, and Jordan ranked tenth and 53rd in the world, with a reserve of 43 tons.