[Venezuela Central Bank inquires about $11 Billion gold shipment ordered a year ago.]
Big Bank Vault automated phone response: Please hold.... [Allow us to continue vaulting your 411 Billion Gold reserve.] All gold shipping agents are busy. The next available shipping operator will be with you promptly. Estimated wait time is 984 hours. Please hold.
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela will begin repatriating its gold reserves from Western nations by mid-November, the central bank head said on Wednesday.