Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, January 2013

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Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of January 2013 stood at $78,417 million, an increase of $2,511 million from their level at the end of December.

 

The increase was the result of:
a.    A revaluation that increased the reserves by $636 million.
b.    An increase of $20 million derived from private sector transactions.
c.    Government transfers from abroad of $1,855 million.

 
Israel's Foreign Exchange Reserves
$ million
 
Reserves excluding IMF
Reserves at the IMF*
 
Total
  2011         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
                  October
74,032
1,864
75,896
                  November
73,807
1,865
75,672
                  December
74,040
1,866
    75,906**
        2013  January
76,538
1,879
78,417
 
*      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.