Poland’s reserve assets in October 2017
NBP data: At the end of October 2017, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, amounted to EUR 95.1bn or USD 110.6bn in US dollar terms.
On 7 November 2017, NBP released data on the country’s official reserve asset holdings. According to the release, as at the end of October 2017 they amounted to EUR 95.1bn, i.e. EUR 0.7bn more than at the end of September 2017. However, there was a decrease in the reserve holdings – as expressed in US dollars – of USD 0.7bn, to USD 110.6bn.
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 »