Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, July 2011

07.08.2011
 
Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, July 2011
 
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Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of July 2011 stood at $77,943 million, an increase of $529 million from their level at the end of June.
The increase was the result of:
a. Foreign currency purchases by the Bank of Israel in the amount of $225 million.
b. Government transfers from abroad of $374 million.
These were offset by:
a. A revaluation that decreased the reserves by $17 million.
b. A decrease of $53 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 69,265** 1,648 70,913**
2011 January 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
 
* This column includes the allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) by the IMF to member countries, and the balance of the Israel's reserve tranche in the IMF.
** Updated after the original date of publication.