State Bank facilitates exporters by restoring advance payment facility

Karachi, January 01, 2019 (PPI-OT): State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has allowed the Authorized Dealers to effect advance payments up to USD 10,000/- per invoice on behalf of importers cum exporters for import of raw materials, accessories and spares.

The decision has been taken with a view to proliferate export and generate economic activity through the industrial units intending to import spares and raw material for export of finished goods,

It merits mentioning here that earlier, SBP had restricted the advance payment facility in July 2018 which was previously allowed to importers through Authorized Dealers. The Authorized Dealers have been advised by the SBP to the above effect through EPD Circular Letter No. 01 dated January 01, 2019.

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