The country’s total liquid foreign reserves stood at $15.898 billion on September 13, a press release issued by the State Bank of Pakistan on Thursday said.
The central bank’s reserves witnessed an increase of $138 million to reach $8.6bn during the week ending September 13, the handout added.
According to a breakup of the foreign reserves position provided by SBP:
- Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan — $8.6bn
- Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks — $7.3bn
- Total liquid foreign reserves — $15.9bn
The central bank also reported that the dollar shed 2 paisas in interbank trade and was traded at Rs156.23 as compared to the last closing at Rs156.25.