Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, February 2011

07.02.2011
 
Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, February 2011
 
Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of January 2011 stood at $73,408 million, an increase of $2,488 million from their level at the end of December 2010.
The increase was the result of market purchases of $2,085 million and a revaluation that increased the reserves by $628 million, partially offset by government transfers abroad of $192 million and a decrease of $33 million deriving from private sector transactions.
 
Israel's Foreign Exchange Reserves
  Reserves excluding IMF Reserves including IMF* Total ($ million)
2009 December 59,091 1,521 60,612
2010 January 60,093 1,508 61,601
February 59,242 1,487 60,729
March 60,992 1,483 62,475
April 62,996 1,476 64,472
May 61,976 1,441 63,417
June 61,552 1,544 63,096
July 62,728 1,585 64,313
August 62,534 1,575 64,109
September 64,640 1,620 66,260
October 67,969 1,641 69,610
November 66,685 1,593 68,278
December 69,272 1,648 70,920
2011 January 71,687 1,721 73,408
 
*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.