Poland’s reserve assets in August 2016
NBP data: At the end of August 2016, Poland’s official reserve assets managed by Narodowy Bank Polski were EUR 98.7 billion, or USD 110 billion.
On 7 September 2016, Narodowy Bank Polski released monthly data on the country’s official reserve asset holdings. The data show that at the end of August 2016 the holdings amounted to EUR 98.7bn, and were higher by EUR 0.5bn than at the end of July. There was also an increase in the reserve holdings as expressed in US dollars – of USD 1bn, to USD 110bn.
In managing foreign exchange reserves, Narodowy Bank Polski – while striving to maximize the return on 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 held in the form of term deposits at banks with a high credit standing and in gold.
See: Official foreign reserve holding of NBP »