Israel: Reserves

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 Israel

Foreign exchange reserves including gold, billion USD

 Latest value 194.23
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 31.86
 Min - Max 0.21 - 212.93
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Israel from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Israel during that period was 31.86 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.21 billion U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 212.93 billion U.S. dollars in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 194.23 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 145 countries is 96.00 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Israel - Reserves - recent values

Historical chart
Israel - Reserves - historical chart - 1960-2022




The reserves of Israel and other countries include their holdings of foreign currencies and gold. These are the reserves of the central bank and the treasury of the country, not the private sector.

When countries export products or attract investment from other countries, they receive foreign currencies. They use some of these currencies to buy imports and to invest in other countries. The rest is held in reserves and some of the reserves may be converted to gold.
Definition: Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 90.06 2021 percent
 Trade openness 60.85 2022 percent
 Exports, percent of GDP 31.91 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 166.57 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 8.64 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 28.62 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 151.07 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 5.31 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 27.87 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 712.50 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 3.78 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars 20.34 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 2.95 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 15.42 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 194.23 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.24 2022 percent
 Net errors and omissions -2,984.10 2022 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 198.55 9/2023 billion
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