The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as follows:
i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 15,719.3
ii) Net foreign reserves held by banks : US$ 4,990.0
iii) Total liquid foreign reserves: US$ 20,709.3 million
During the week ending on December 11, SBP’s liquid FX reserves increased by US$278 million to US$15,719 million, compared to US$15,441 million in the previous week.
The increase in reserves is attributed to receipts of US$300 million on account of long-term syndicated financing for Government of Pakistan.