…The top 10 central banks with the largest gold reserves have remained mostly unchanged for the last few years. [They are as follows:]
The figures in the table are as of August 2020 and do not include the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a country, or else it would hold the number three spot.
…In 2019, the official gold sector activity declined 1% from the year prior, with 15 central banks adding 650.3 tonnes, the second highest level this century, and is now only 12% below the all-time high of 38,491 tonnes in 1966…
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