Poland's reserve assets in November 2016
NBP data: At the end of November 2016, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 104.2bn, or USD 110.8bn in US dollar terms.
On 7 December Narodowy Bank Polski released data on the country's official reserve asset holdings. According to the release, these amounted to EUR 104.2bn as at the end of November 2016, having risen by EUR 1bn on the end-of-October figure. In contrast, the stock of official reserves as expressed in US dollars decreased by USD 2.2bn, to reach USD 110.8bn.
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 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.
See: Official foreign reserve holding of NBP »