Poland's reserve asset holdings in December 2017
NBP data: At the end of December 2017, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 94.5bn, or USD 113.3bn in US dollar terms.
On 5 January 2018 Narodowy Bank Polski released the monthly data on the country's official reserve asset holdings. According to the release, these holdings expressed in euro terms amounted to EUR 94.5bn at the end of December 2017, having decreased by EUR 1.3bn on the end-of-November figure. The stock of official reserves as expressed in US dollars did not change significantly and stood at USD 113.3bn (a decrease of USD 0.1bn).
In managing foreign exchange reserves, Narodowy Bank Polski – while striving to maximize the return on the assets – gives priority to their safe investment and the requisite level of liquidity. NBP invests the reserves 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.
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