Poland’s reserve assets in October 2021
NBP data: At the end of October 2021, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 144.1bn or USD 167.8bn in US dollar terms.
On 5 November 2021, Narodowy Bank Polski released the monthly data on the country’s official reserve asset holdings. According to the data, these holdings expressed in euro terms amounted to EUR 144.1bn at the end of October 2021, i.e. EUR 0.1bn more than at the end of September 2021. In US dollar terms, the reserve holdings increased by USD 0.8bn to reach the level of USD 167.8bn.
In managing foreign exchange reserves, Narodowy Bank Polski – while striving to maximize the return on assets – gives priority to their safe investment at the requisite level of liquidity. NBP invests in typical instruments used by central banks. The bulk of the reserves (over 75%) is invested in Treasury securities as well as securities issued by international institutions and government agencies. The remainder of the reserves is maintained in the form of deposits at banks with a high credit standing, and in monetary gold.
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