Pakistan forex reserves position

Karachi: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Thursday said the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$18,508.7 million on 21st August 2015.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-

i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 13,458.4 million

ii) Net foreign reserves held by banks : US$ 5,050.3 million

iii) Total liquid foreign reserves : US$ 18,508.7 million

During the week ending 21August2015, SBP’s Liquid FX Reserves decreased by US$157million to US$13,458 million, compared to US$13,615 million in the previous week. During the week, SBP made payments of US$ 94 million on account of external debt servicing.

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