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Poland's reserve assets in May 2018

Date: 07-06-2018

NBP data: At the end of May 2018 Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 96.2bn, or USD 111.8bn in US dollar terms.

On 7 June, Narodowy Bank Polski released the monthly data on the country's official reserve asset holdings. According to the release, at the end of May 2018 the stock of official reserves as expressed in euro terms stood at EUR 96.2bn and was EUR 2.7bn higher than at the end of the previous month. In contrast, official reserves expressed in US dollars had decreased by USD 1.5bn, to reach USD 111.8bn.

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.

See: Official foreign reserve holding of NBP »

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