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The countries with surprising stockpiles worth billions

Lovemoney Logo By Anna Tobin of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 31: It’s not just precious metals such as gold that countries are keen to amass; a whole host of products from cheese to maple syrup have become quirky nest eggs for nations across the globe. While some collections have now been consigned to history, such as the European butter mountain, other unusual hoards are still being stashed away. We take a look at the weird and wonderful reserves that are worth a small fortune around the world.

The products these countries keep in reserve will amaze you

It’s not just precious metals such as gold that countries are keen to amass; a whole host of products from cheese to maple syrup have become quirky nest eggs for nations across the globe. While some collections have now been consigned to history, such as the European butter mountain, other unusual hoards are still being stashed away.

Click ahead as we take a look at the weird and wonderful reserves that are worth a small fortune around the world.

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