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Gold and Foreign Exchange Reserves

Question for Treasury

UIN 256257, tabled on 20 May 2019

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the UK’s official reserves are of (a) gold, (b) foreign currency and (c) other assets as at 31 March 2019.

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23 May 2019

As at end March 2019, the market value of the UK’s official reserves was $169.5 billion. This comprised of (a) $12.9 billion gold, (b) $129.5 billion foreign currency reserves and (c) $27.1 billion other assets.

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