Karachi, August 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has said that the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$15,577.5 million on 09 August 2019.
The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-
i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 8,264.4 million
ii) Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks: US$ 7,313.1 million
iii) Total liquid foreign reserves: US$ 15,577.5 million
During the week ending 09 August 2019, SBP’s reserves increased by US$535 million to US$8,264.4 million. The increase in SBP’s reserves is mainly due to inflow of US$500 million received from Asian Development Bank (ADB).
For more information, contact:
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Fax: +92-21-39212433 – 39212436