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WORLD'S RICHEST GOVERNMENTS

World's Richest Governments !!!

World's Richest Governments !!!

Interesting attachment for those who are financially inclined to get a better perspective on the world's economies

We know the world's richest man is Carlos Slim Helu of Mexico, followed by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet of USA . How about governments? Which countries’ government is the richest (having most money that is, in US $) If you are expecting North American and European nations, you might be disappointed. While the countries look rich, wealthy European nations can't withstand a prolonged major financial crisis, just like Greece . The USA might have the biggest economy, but the American government is not at all rich; in fact, it can't even take out $150bn if asked to without resorting to borrowing. To date the US government has borrowed $14 trillion! The UK , likewise, while the country/people are rich, the government isn't. The UK government’s debt stands at $9 trillion now. World’s Richest Government

Richest governments after 2008-2009 financial crisis: Image

1. China National reserves: $2,454,300 Million.

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2. Japan National reserves: $1,019,000 Million.

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3. Russia National reserves: $458,020 Million. Image

4. Saudi Arabia National reserves: $395,467 Million.

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5. Taiwan National reserves: $362,380 Million. Image

6. India National reserves: $279,422 Million.

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7. South Korea National reserves: $274,220 Million.

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8. Switzerland National reserves: $262,000 Million.

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9. Hong Kong , China National reserves: $256,000 Million.

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10. Brazil National reserves: $255,000 Million.

Here are the rest, in Million US $: 011 Singapore / 203,436 012 Germany / 189,100 013 Thailand / 150,000 014 Algeria / 149,000 015 France / 140,848 016 Italy / 133,104 017 United States / 124,176 018 Mexico / 100,096 019 Iran / 96,560 020 Malaysia / 96,100 021 Poland / 85,232 022 Libya / 79,000 023 Denmark / 76,315 024 Turkey / 71,859 025 Indonesia / 69,730 026 United Kingdom / 69,091 027 Israel / 62,490 028 Canada / 57,392 029 Norway / 49,223 030 Iraq / 48,779 031 Argentina / 48,778 032 Philippines / 47,650 033 Sweden / 46,631 034 United Arab Emirates / 45,000 035 Hungary / 44,591 036 Romania / 44,056 037 Nigeria / 40,480 038 Czech Republic / 40,151 039 Australia / 39,454 040 Lebanon / 38,600 041 Netherlands / 38,372 042 South Africa / 38,283 043 Peru / 37,108 044 Egypt / 35,223 045 Venezuela / 31,925 046 Ukraine / 28,837 047 Spain / 28,195 048 Colombia / 25,141 049 Chile / 24,921 050 Belgium / 24,130 051 Brunei / 22,000 052 Morocco / 21,873 053 Vietnam / 17,500 054 Macau / 18,730 055 Kazakhstan / 27,549 056 Kuwait / 19,420 057 Angola / 19,400 058 Austria / 18,079 059 Serbia / 17,357 060 Pakistan / 16,770 061 New Zealand / 16,570 062 Bulgaria / 16,497 063 Ireland / 16,229 063 Portugal / 16,254 064 Croatia / 13,720 065 Jordan / 12,180 066 Finland / 11,085 067 Bangladesh / 10,550 068 Botswana / 10,000 069 Tunisia / 9,709 070 Azerbaijan / 9,316 071 Bolivia / 8,585 072 Trinidad and Tobago / 8,100 073 Yemen / 7,400 074 Uruguay / 8,104 075 Oman / 7,004 076 Latvia / 6,820 077 Lithuania / 6,438 078 Qatar / 6,368 079 Cyprus / 6,176 080 Belarus / 6,074 081 Syria / 6,039 082 Uzbekistan / 5,600 083 Luxembourg / 5,337 084 Guatemala / 5,496 085 Greece / 5,207 086 Bosnia and Herzegovina / 5,151 087 Cuba / 4,247 088 Costa Rica / 4,113 089 Equatorial Guinea / 3,928 090 Ecuador / 3,913 091 Iceland / 3,823 092 Paraguay / 3,731 093 Turkmenistan / 3,644 094 Estonia / 3,583 095 Malta / 3,522 096 Myanmar / 3,500 097 Bahrain / 3,474 098 Kenya / 3,260 099 Ghana / 2,837 100 El Salvador / 2,845 101 Sri Lanka / 2,600 102 Cambodia / 2,522 103 Côte d'Ivoire / 2,500 104 Tanzania / 2,441 105 Cameroon / 2,341 106 Macedonia / 2,243 107 Dominican Republic / 2,223 108 Papua New Guinea / 2,193 109 Honduras / 2,083 110 Armenia / 1,848 111 Slovakia / 1,809 112 Mauritius / 1,772 113 Albania / 1,615 114 Kyrgyzstan / 1,559 115 Jamaica / 1,490 116 Mozambique / 1,470 117 Gabon / 1,459 118 Senegal / 1,350 119 Georgia / 1,300 120 Panama / 1,260 121 Sudan / 1,245 122 Zimbabwe / 1,222 123 Slovenia / 1,105 124 Moldova / 1,102 125 Zambia / 1,100 126 Nicaragua / 1,496 127 Mongolia / 1,000 128 Chad / 997 129 Burkina Faso / 897 130 Lesotho / 889 131 Ethiopia / 840 132 Benin / 825 133 Namibia / 750 134 Madagascar / 745 135 Barbados / 620 136 Laos / 514 137 Rwanda / 511 138 Swaziland / 395 139 Togo / 363 140 Cape Verde / 344 141 Tajikistan / 301 142 Guyana / 292 143 Haiti / 221 144 Belize / 150 145 Vanuatu / 149 146 Malawi / 140 147 Gambia / 120 148 Guinea / 119 149 Burundi / 118 150 Seychelles / 118 151 Samoa / 70 152 Tonga / 55 153 Liberia / 49 154 Congo / 36 155 São Tomé and Príncipe / 36 156 Eritrea / 22

Big national reserves doesn't guarantee prosperity however, for instance, the yearly expenses for China 's government is $1.11 trillion, their government must always think of economic growth and making more money. China’s gov't overspent $110bn last year, much on it towards modernizing their military, if it goes on like this their reserves can only last for 22 yrs. The Malaysian gov't overspent $13bn last year, if it goes on like this their reserves can only last for 7 yrs. The Singaporean government overspent $3bn last year, much of it rescuing their banks from financial crisis, if it goes on like this their reserves can last 68 yrs. The Swiss gov't overspent $1bn last year, if it goes on like this their reserves can last 262 yrs.

A country normally can borrow up to 100% its GDP, a very strong industrial country or very financial stable nation can borrow up to perhaps 200% its GDP, debts over 250% GDP the country is bankrupted. Greece 's Debts Is 113.40% GDP, In Danger As It Is Not Considered A Strong Industrial Or Financial Country. Iceland Is 107.60%, Also In Crisis As It Is Not So Strong Industrial Or Financially. Singapore Debts Is 113.10%, Not In Hot Water Due To Its Global Financial Hub Status, And Also Its Financial Strength. It's Only Dangerous For Singapore When It Reaches 200% Japan Debts Is 189.30%, Still Under Radar As A Powerful Industrial Nation. It Needs To Panic Only At Around 200% US Has The World Largest Debts, But It Is Only 62% Its GDP, It Is Not In Any Immediate Danger Of Bankruptcy. Zimbabwe Debts Is 282.60% GDP, It Is A Bankrupted Nation. Malaysia Debts Is Currently At 53.70% GDP. Hong Kong And Taiwan Is Doing Pretty Good With Debts At 32-37% GDP South Korea Is Even Better With Debts At 23.5% GDP China Is Very Stable With Debts At 16.90% GDP Russia Is Like A Big Mountain With Debts Only At 6.30% GDP

There Are Only 5 Countries With No Debt (I.E. 0%) – Brunei, Liechtenstein , Palau , Nieu, And Macau Of China

PHOTOS AROUND THE WORLD

The Pakistani family crosses the river in the cabin cableway in Rawalpindi.
11-year-old Nung drawn cart, which will be used to collect garbage at the dump Bantar Gebang,
one of the largest waste-disposal sites not far from Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia.
The detachment yarlov in Viking costumes gather around the ship during the traditional festival Aphelio in the Shetland Islands in Scotland.
The culmination of the festival is the burning ship.
Two alpacas on a farm near the town Picham, Vermont peeking from behind a fence during the annual farm show, which is held in Barre, Vermont.
Dancing the Wild Man on the street in Basel, Switzerland, during the traditional parade,
which takes place in these areas since the Middle Ages.
Swans choose partners for life, so it is not surprising that they always look so peaceful and beautiful.
10-year-old Nahid weaving a carpet at his home in Kabul
Afghan woman
Traditional carnival "Viareggio" in Italy.
Filipino boys in suits joined the annual procession of Santo Nino - Baby Jesus - in a suburb of Manila.
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WORD'S DEFINED

Wonderfully explained!!!!!
definition of cigarette
CIGARETTE:
A pinch of tobacco
rolled in paper
with fire at one end
and a fool at the other!
definition of lecture
LECTURE:
An art of transmitting Information
from the notes of the lecturer
to the notes of students
without passing through the minds
of either
definition of conference
CONFERENCE:
The confusion of one man
multiplied by the
number present
definition of compromise
COMPROMISE:
The art of dividing
a cake in such a way that
everybody believes
he got the biggest piece
definition   of   TEARS
TEARS:
The hydraulic force by which
masculine will power is
defeated by feminine water-power!
definition of dictionary
DICTIONARY:
A place where divorce comes
before marriage
definition of  conference   room
CONFERENCE ROOM:
A place where everybody talks,
nobody listens
and everybody disagrees later on
definition of ecstasy
ECSTASY:
A feeling when you feel
you are going to feel
a feeling
you have never felt before
definition of classic
CLASSIC:
A book
which people praise,
but never read
definition of smile
SMILE:
A curve
that can set
a lot of things straight!
definition of office
OFFICE:
A place
where you can relax
after your strenuous
home life
definition of yawn
YAWN:
The only time
when some married men
ever get to open
their mouth
definition of atom bomb
ATOM BOMB:
An invention
to bring an end
to all
inventions
definition of philosopher
PHILOSOPHER:
A fool
who torments himself
during life,
to be spoken of
when dead
definition   of   diplomat
DIPLOMAT:
A person
who tells you
to go to hell
in such a way
that you actually look forward
to the trip
definition of pessimist
PESSIMIST:
A person
who says that
O is the last letter
in ZERO,
Instead of the first letter
in OPPORTUNITY
definition of miser
MISER:
A person
who lives poor
so that
he can die RICH!
definition of criminal
CRIMINAL:
A guy
no different
from the other,
unless he gets caught
definition of politician
POLITICIAN:
One who
shakes your hand
before elections
and your Confidence
Later

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