Poland’s reserve asset holdings in January 2015
NBP data: As at the end of January 2015, Poland's official assets managed by NBP stood at EUR 87.9bn, or 99.5bn in US dollar terms.
On 6 February 2015, Narodowy Bank Polski posted its monthly release on the country's official reserve asset holdings. According to the release, at the end of January 2015 these amounted to EUR 87.9bn, having risen by EUR 5.3bn on the previous month’s figure. In US dollar terms, Poland’s foreign exchange reserves decreased by nearly USD 1bn, amounting to USD 99.5bn at the end of January.
In managing the 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 »