Pakistan's Liquid Foreign Reserves Position
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th july, 2016) : The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 22,996.6 million on July 22, 2016, said a statement of the State Bank of Pakistan here on Thursday. It said that the break-up of the foreign reserves position was as under: i) Foreign reserves held by the SBP: US$ 18,036.
9 million ii) Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks: US$ 4,959.7 million iii) Total liquid foreign reserves: US$ 22,996.6 million The statement further pointed out that during the week ending July 22, 2016, SBP's Liquid FX Reserves decreased by US$ 40 million to US$ 18,037 million, compared to US$ 18,077 million in the previous week.
During the week, SBP made payments of US$ 83 million on account of external debt servicing.