State Bank of Pakistan reserves increases by US$2,579 million

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Karachi, April 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): State Bank of Pakistan on Thursday announced that the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$23,220.3 million on 09 April 2021. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:

Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$16,106.4 million and net foreign reserves held by commercial banks reached US$ 7,113.9 million, thus total liquid foreign reserves stood at US23,220.3 million. During the week ended 09 April, SBP reserves increased by US$2,579.0 million to US$16,106.4 million. The increase in reserves is attributed to receipt of proceeds of US$2.5 billion against issuance of Pakistan Euro Bonds.

For more information, contact:
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
Email: chief.spokesperson@sbp.org.pk
Website: www.sbp.org.pk

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