Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, September 2012

Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of September 2012 stood at $76,226 million, an increase of $610 million from their level at the end of August.
 
The increase was the result of:
a.       A revaluation that increased the reserves by $940 million.
b.      An increase of $8 million derived from private sector transactions.
 
This was offset by:
a.       Government transfers to abroad of $338 million.
 
 
Israel's Foreign Exchange Reserves
$ million

 

 
Reserves excluding IMF
Reserves at the IMF*
 
Total
2010      December
   69,265**
1,648
   70,913**
          2011January
   71,676**
   1,722**
   73,398**
                   February
   72,060**
1,733
    73,793**
                   March
72,779
1,747
74,526
                   April
     75,623**
1,786
     77,409**
                   May
74,997
1,806
  76,803  
                   June
75,608
1,806
77,414
                   July
76,100
1,843
77,943
                   August
76,223
1,855
78,078
                   September
74,510
1,821
76,331
                   October
75,055
1,847
76,902
                   November
73,348
1,806
75,154
                   December
73,052
     1,823**
    74,875**
2012           January
    75,273**
1,842
    77,115**
                   February
75,252
1,847
77,099
                   March
75,152
1.845
76,997
                 April
74,762
1,867
76,629
                 May
72,974
1,818
74,792
                 June
73,292
1,827
75,119
                 July
73,570
1,816
75,386
                 August
73,780
1,836
75,616
                  September
74,364
1,862
76,226

 

 
      This column includes the allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) by the IMF to member countries, and the balance of Israel's reserve tranche in the IMF.
**     Updated after the original date of publication.