Report production time: 12-Dec-2011, 14:22:23
BANK OF ISRAEL - INFORMATION AND STATISTICS DEPARTMENT
MAIN ISRAELI ECONOMIC DATA
FOREIGN TRADE AND THE BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
C-1: FOREIGN TRADE BALANCE, NET, EXCLUDING SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT
($ million)
Overall balance Trade balance excluding diamonds
Total exports Total imports Trade deficit Exports Imports Deficit Imports excluding diamonds and fuel
Unadjusted Seasonally adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally adjusted1 Unadjusted Seasonally adjusted
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Monthly average2
2007 3,826.4 4,630.5 804.1 2,952.2   3,826.9   874.7   3,082.3  
2008 4,274.0 5,366.8 1,092.7 3,472.6   4,630.4   1,157.8   3,559.8  
2009 3,494.4 3,891.3 396.8 3,006.3   3,472.5   466.3   2,799.8  
2010 4,239.3 4,869.2 629.9 3,494.7   4,202.6   707.9   3,332.0  
2011 4,755.4 6,076.6 1,321.2 3,837.2   5,243.5   1,406.3   4,103.7  
Monthly data
Oct 10 4,157.6 5,758.0 1,600.4 3,244.4 3,358.1 4,769.6 4,603.6 1,525.2 1,245.5 3,854.1 3,688.1
Nov 10 4,363.3 4,837.4 474.1 3,501.9 3,586.7 4,110.2 4,062.4 608.3 475.7 3,576.1 3,528.3
Dec 10 4,538.6 5,654.4 1,115.8 3,914.6 3,515.5 4,799.3 4,883.3 884.7 1,367.8 3,617.6 3,701.6
Jan 11 4,376.2 5,505.4 1,129.2 3,364.2 3,685.3 4,823.7 4,896.9 1,459.5 1,211.6 3,885.8 3,959.0
Feb 11 4,528.3 5,395.5 867.2 3,435.5 3,883.4 4,583.1 4,833.3 1,147.6 949.9 3,715.1 3,965.3
Mar 11 5,836.9 6,722.0 885.1 4,616.9 3,993.3 5,830.6 5,197.3 1,213.7 1,204.0 4,676.2 4,042.9
Apr 11 4,244.8 5,771.7 1,526.9 3,740.9 3,868.2 5,031.5 5,480.5 1,290.6 1,612.3 3,594.7 4,043.7
May 11 5,526.7 6,792.3 1,265.6 3,969.6 3,844.9 5,647.8 5,622.8 1,678.2 1,777.9 4,539.9 4,514.9
Jun 11 5,296.9 6,144.5 847.6 4,358.2 3,910.9 5,111.4 5,256.6 753.2 1,345.7 3,954.7 4,099.9
Jul 11 4,920.9 6,610.6 1,689.7 3,855.5 3,822.8 5,465.7 5,434.8 1,610.2 1,612.0 4,252.2 4,221.3
Aug 11 4,602.3 6,295.8 1,693.5 3,933.4 3,781.2 5,626.6 5,310.0 1,693.2 1,528.8 4,647.7 4,331.1
Sep 11 4,814.1 5,582.8 768.7 3,947.0 3,763.8 4,969.4 5,449.0 1,022.4 1,685.2 3,727.4 4,207.0
Oct 11 3,869.1 5,815.1 1,946.0 3,348.0 3,724.0 5,137.5 5,178.9 1,789.5 1,454.9 4,009.9 4,051.3
Nov 11 4,293.2 6,207.3 1,914.1 3,640.0 3,737.3 5,450.8 5,374.1 1,810.8 1,636.8 4,136.9 4,060.2
Change, percent Annual rate of change (year - on - year)
2007 16.3 17.9 25.9 17.3   19.3   26.6   19.2  
2008 11.7 15.9 35.9 17.6   21.0   32.4   15.5  
2009 -18.2 -27.5 -63.7 -13.4   -25.0   -59.7   -21.3  
2010 21.3 25.1 58.7 16.2   21.0   51.8   19.0  
Change, percent Over equvalent period in preceding year3
Nov 11 12.9 26.7 125.6 11.0   26.4   103.3   24.1  
Change, percent Quarter-on-quarter4
2009:4         9.8   3.6   -33.2   4.3
2010:1         5.2   9.4   51.1   7.7
2010:2         -3.2   0.8   28.5   2.5
2010:3         1.4   2.0   5.5   1.4
2010:4         -0.1   7.5   45.0   9.5
2011:1         10.5   10.2   9.0   9.6
2011:2         0.5   9.6   40.7   5.8
2011:3         -2.2   -1.0   1.9   0.8

Notes to table:
(1) The dificit seasonally adjusted is equal to the difference between imports and exports seasonally adjusted.
(2) Imports and exports are defined net, i.e. after deducting returned imports and exports.
(3) Based on unadjusted cumulative data to current work month vis-a-vis equivalent period in preceding year.
(4) Based on seasonally adjusted data.
SOURCE: Central Bureau of Statistics, Bank of Israel computations.