Liquid foreign reserves reach US$21,611.7 million

Karachi, May 26, 2016 (PPI-OT):The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$21,611.7 million on 20 May 2016. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:

Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reached US$16,810.4 million; Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks were US$ 4,801.3 million; and total liquid foreign reserves were recorded at US$21,611.7 million.

During the week ending 20 May 2016, SBP’s Liquid FX Reserves increased by US$292 million to US$16,810 million, compared to US$16,518 million in the previous week.

For more information, contact:
Syed Wasimuddin
Chief Spokesman
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Central Directorate
I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-111-727-111
Tel: +92-21-39212562
Fax: +92-21-39212433 – 39212436