Thursday, 18 April 2013

Questions (81)

Michael McGrath

Question:

81. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance if he will set out in tabular form the value of the Central Bank holdings of gold at the end of each year from 2005 to 2012; the value of all purchases and sales of gold by the Central Bank in each year from 2005-2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18169/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

The Central Bank has not bought or sold gold holdings since 2005. The value of the Central Bank holdings of gold at the end of each year from 2005 to 2012 is set out in tabular form.

Year

Value (€m)

2012

266 (figure as at 28 December, year-end figure will be published in Annual Report)

2011

237

2010

204

2009

148

2008

120

2007

110

2006

93

2005

84