Poland's reserve asset holdings in April 2018
NBP data: At the end of April 2018, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 93.5bn, or USD 113.2bn in US dollar terms.
On 7 May Narodowy Bank Polski released the data on the country's official reserve asset holdings. According to the release, expressed in euro terms these amounted to EUR 93.5bn at the end of April 2018, which represents a decrease of EUR 3.4bn compared to the end of March. The stock of official reserves as expressed in US dollars also fell by USD 6.2bn, to the level of USD 113.2bn.
In managing foreign exchange reserves, Narodowy Bank Polski – while striving to maximize the return on the assets – gives priority to their safe investment and the requisite level of liquidity. NBP invests 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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