It is reported by RIA Novosti.

“In 2022, China became the owner of the largest gold and foreign exchange reserves in the world for the 17th time in a row,” the report says.

It is noted that the second place was taken by Japan, the third — by Switzerland.

According to national central banks, Russia's assets are estimated at $582 billion. 

Earlier in Russia, an increase in gold sales in 2022 was noted.