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State Bank of Pakistan and World Bank ink agreement on Technical Cooperation for achieving SBP’s Strategic Goals

Karachi, January 29, 2017 (PPI-OT): State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the World Bank (WB) inked an agreement on Technical Cooperation for achieving the Strategic Goals under SBP’s Vision 2020 on January 28, 2017. This …

State Bank of Pakistan Governor’s Press Conference on Monetary Policy – Press Note issued by State Bank of Pakistan

Karachi, January 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra will unveil Monetary Policy Decision at a press conference on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at SBP Head Office Karachi.

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Facilitation for Collection of Government Duties / Taxes

Karachi, December 22, 2016 (PPI-OT):In order to facilitate collection of Government duties / taxes, the concerned branches of Commercial Banks will remain open on December 31, 2016 (Saturday) till such time that is necessary to …

No question of refusing details of written off loans arises

Karachi, December 15, 2016 (PPI-OT):Apropos debate on written off loans that arises intermittently in print and electronic media, certain facts need to be put on record that will enhance quality of such debates thus enabling …

State Bank of Pakistan organizes lecture on State Capacities for Delivering Higher Economic Growth

Karachi, December 13, 2016 (PPI-OT): State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) organized the 21st Zahid Husain Memorial Lecture at a local hotel in Karachi on December 12, 2016. Professor Timothy John Besley the W. Arthur Lewis …

Overseas Pakistani workers remit $7.8 billion in first five months of FY17

Karachi, December 09, 2016 (PPI-OT): Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $7874.49million in first five months (July to November) of FY17, compared with US $8072.21million received during the same period in the preceding year. During November …

Monetary Policy Statement

Karachi, November 26, 2016 (PPI-OT): After bottoming out in October 2015, CPI inflation has been following a rising trend, with sporadic seasonal diversions. This anticipated rise is explained by stability in commodity prices against earlier …

Governor State Bank of Pakistan attends Financial Stability Board meeting in London

Karachi, November 22, 2016 (PPI-OT):The Financial Stability Board (FSB) met in London last week with Mr. Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, in Chair to discuss current vulnerabilities, ongoing policy work and its …

Reforms and active private sector participation can boost economic growth

Karachi, November 17, 2016 (PPI-OT):State Bank of Pakistan released its Annual Report on the State of Economy for the year 2015-16 today. According to the Report, Pakistan’s economy maintained its momentum towards a higher growth …

Reforms and active private sector participation can boost economic growt

Karachi, November 17, 2016 (PPI-OT):State Bank of Pakistan released its Annual Report on the State of Economy for the year 2015-16 today. According to the Report, Pakistan’s economy maintained its momentum towards a higher growth …