Poland’s reserve assets in February 2015
NBP data: At the end of February 2015, Poland’s official reserve assets managed by Narodowy Bank Polski stood at EUR 86.9 billion or 97.5 billion in US dollar terms.
On 6 March 2015, Narodowy Bank Polski released its data on the country’s official reserve asset holdings. According to the data, at the end of February 2014 these amounted to EUR 86.9bn, compared with EUR 87.9bn a month earlier. In US dollar terms, Poland’s foreign exchange reserves had decreased by almost USD 2bn and at the end of February 2015 they amounted to USD 97.5 billion.
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 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 »