KARACHI – SBP’s liquid FX reserves decreased by $168 million to $8,628 million during the week ending 19 September 2014 compared to $8,796 million in the previous week.
The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $13,305.0 million on 19 September 2014. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: $8,627.7 million, net foreign reserves held by banks:$4,677.3 million while total liquid foreign reserves were $13,305.0 million. During the week SBP made payments of $295 million on account of external debt servicing and other official payments, which includes $56 million paid to IMF. During the week SBP received $77 million from multilateral, bilateral, and other sources which includes $60 million from Asian Development Bank (ADB).