Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, May 2012

07.06.2012
 
Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, May 2012
 
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Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of May 2012 stood at $74,792 million, a decline of $1,837 million from their level at the end of April.
The decrease was the result of:
a. Government transfers to abroad of $62 million.
b. A decrease of $30 million deriving from private sector transactions.
c. A revaluation that decreased the reserves by $1,745 million.
 
Israel's Foreign Exchange Reserves
  Reserves excluding IMF Reserves at the IMF* Total
2010 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
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
 
* 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