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Latvia takes 81st place in the world in terms of its gold reserves

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUIn terms of gold reserves, Latvia is on the 81st place among all countries of the world, according to information compiled by World Gold Council.

Latvia has a total of 6.6 tons of gold reserves.

Lithuania’s gold reserves are reported to be 5.8 tons, which puts the country on the 84th place.

The list compiled by the World Gold Council includes 100 countries and organizations.

Estonia is not included on this list.

USA is reported to have the largest gold reserves – 8,133.5 tons.

Germany is on the second place with 3,384.2 tons of gold. The International Monetary Fund is on the third place with 2,814 tons of gold.

Other countries with notable gold reserves include Italy (2,451.8 tons), France (2,435.4 tons), Russia (1,187.5 tons), China (1,054.1 tons), Switzerland (1,040 tons), Japan (765.2 tons) and Netherlands (621.5 tons).

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