Foreign Exchange Reserves in January 2014
NBP data: As at the end of January 2014, Poland's official reserve assets managed by NBP stood at EUR 78.5bn, the equivalent of USD 106.3bn.
On 7 February 2014 Narodowy Bank Polski released data on the country's official reserve asset holdings. According to the release, they amounted to EUR 78.5bn, compared with EUR 77.1bn a month earlier. In US dollar terms, Poland's foreign exchange reserves stood at USD 106.3bn. A month ago, the figure was USD 106.2bn.
In managing foreign exchange reserves, Narodowy Bank Polski, while striving to maximize the return on the assets, gives priority to their safe investment and a requisite level of liquidity. NBP invests the funds in typical instruments used by central banks. The bulk of the reserves is invested in treasury securities and certain amounts are held as securities issued by international institutions and government agencies. A fraction of the reserves is maintained in the form of term deposits at banks with a high credit standing and in gold.
See: Official foreign reserve holdings of the NBP »