Foreign Exchange Reserves in the Bank of Israel, April 2013
Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of April 2013 stood at $77,146 million, an increase of $179 million from their level at the end of March.
The increase was the result of:
a. A revaluation that increased the reserves by about $624 million.
b. Foreign exchange purchases by the Bank of about $100 million.
c. An increase of $15 million derived from private sector transactions.
This was partly offset by:
a. Government transfers to abroad of $560 million.