Poland’s reserve assets in July 2015
NBP data: At the end of July 2015, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 90.2bn, or USD 98.7bn in US dollar terms.
On 7 August 2015, NBP released data on the country’s official reserve asset holdings. These amounted, according to the release, to EUR 90.2bn as at the end of July 2015, i.e. EUR 3.2bn less than at the end of June. In US dollar terms, Poland’s foreign exchange reserves stood at USD 98.7bn, representing a decrease of USD 5.4bn on the previous month's figure.
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 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.
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