Pakistan’s Liquid Foreign Reserves Position

Karachi, December 14, 2017 (PPI-OT):The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$20,686.7 million on 08 December 2017. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-

i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 14,666.3 million

ii) Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks: US$ 6,020.4 million

iii) Total liquid foreign reserves: US$ 20,686.7 million

During the week ending 08 December 2017, SBP’s reserves increased by US$2,006 million to US$14,666 million. The change in reserves was due to proceeds from Pakistan International Bonds and Pakistan International Bonds and payments on account of external debt servicing and other official outflows.

For more information, contact:
Chief Spokesman,
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Central Directorate
I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-111-727-111
Tel: +92-21-39212562
Fax: +92-21-39212433 – 39212436

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