KARACHI: Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves increase $1,112 million to $17,231.1 million in the week ending July 2, compared to $16,119.4 million in the previous week, the State Bank of Pakistan said on Thursday.
During the week ending July 2, State Bank received $1,000 million as the government of Pakistan loan disbursement from China and $440 million from World Bank, the SBP said on Thursday.
After accounting for external debt repayments and other official payments, Central Bank reserves increase by $1,112 million, the statement added.
RESERVES Week ending Previous Week Change/pct
($ billions) July 2
Held by the SBP $17,231.1 mln $16,119.4m 6.8
Held by $7,183.8 mln $7,178.0m 0.08 commercial banks
Total $24,414.9m $23,297.4m 4.7