Pakistan’s Liquid Foreign Reserves Position

Karachi, August 31, 2017 (PPI-OT):The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$20,001.1 million on 25 August 2017. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-

i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 14,343.4 million

ii) Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks: US$ 5,657.7 million

iii) Total liquid foreign reserves: US$ 20,001.1 million

During the week ending 25 August 2017, SBP’s reserves decreased by US$32 million to US$14,343 million due to payments on account of external debt servicing.

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
Email: syed.wasimuddin@sbp.org.pk
Website: www.sbp.org.pk

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