Pakistan’s total liquid foreign reserves reached a sum of $13,030.8 million, with the central bank holding reserves amounting to $7,615.4 million, as reported by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). 

According to a statement released by the State Bank of Pakistan on Thursday, during the week ending on September 28, 2023, SBP’s reserves experienced a decrease of $21 million, resulting in a total of US$ 7,615.4 million. Concurrently, commercial banks held net foreign reserves totaling $5,415.4 million. 

In the preceding week, ending on September 22, 2023, the country’s total liquid foreign reserves were reported at US$ 13.162 billion. Among these, the central bank held foreign reserves amounting to $7.636 billion, while commercial banks held net foreign reserves of $5.525 billion. 

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As of September 29, the total liquid foreign reserves of Pakistan stood at US$ 13.18 billion, with the central bank’s reserves totaling $7,636.7 million. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) spokesperson attributed the decrease in SBP’s reserves by $59 million to debt repayments during the week ending on September 22, 2023. Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks amounted to $5,525.1 million. 

In the week ending on September 15, 2023, the country’s total liquid foreign reserves were recorded at $13.186 billion. Among these, the central bank held foreign reserves amounting to $7.695 billion, while commercial banks held net foreign reserves totaling $5.491 billion.