Foreign Exchange Reserves in the BOI, March 2013

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Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of March 2013 stood at $76,967 million, a decline of $308 million from their level at the end of February.
 
The decline was the result of:
a.    A revaluation that decreased the reserves by $412 million.
 
This was partly offset by:
b.    An increase of $4 million derived from private sector transactions.
c.    Government transfers from abroad of $100 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
   76,534**
1,879
   78,413**
             February
75,429
1,846
77,275
         March
75,142
1,825
76,967
 
*      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.