Pakistan’s liquid foreign reserves position as of April 10, 2014

Karachi, April 10, 2014 (PPI-OT): The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $9,713.5 million on 04April2014.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under: –

i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: $4,943.2 million
ii) Net foreign reserves held by banks : $4,770.3 million
iii) Total liquid foreign reserves : $9,713.5 million

During the week ending 04April2014, SBP’s Liquid FX Reserves decreased by $229 million to $4,943 million compared to $5,172 million in the previous week. The decrease in the Central Bank reserves is due to external debt servicing of $142 million, including $109 million payment to IMF on account of SBA, and other official payments. During the week ending 04April2014, there was no major inflow from multilateral and bilateral sources.

For more information, contact:
Syed Wasimuddin
Chief Spokesman
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Tel: +9221 3921 2562
Fax: +9221 3921 2563

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