KARACHI,State Bank of Pakistan Thursday announced that the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$13,922.4 million on 05December2014.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-
i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 9,203.1 million
ii) Net foreign reserves held by banks : US$ 4,719.3 million
iii) Total liquid foreign reserves : US$ 13,922.4 million
During the week ending 05December2014, SBP’s Liquid FX Reserves increased by US$981 million to US$9,203 million compared to US$8,222 million in the previous week.
During the week SBP received US$ 1,000 million against issuance of Pakistan Sukuk Bonds and US$41 million from multilateral, bilateral and other sources. During the week SBP made payments of US$83 million on account of external debt servicing and other official payments.