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Pakistan

Web Desk
March 15, 2019

Pakistan’s Feb 2019 current account deficit down by 72 percent: Finance Minister

Pakistan

Web Desk
Fri, Mar 15, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar has claimed that current account deficit for February 2019 has declined by 72 per cent or $900 million against February last year.

Finance Minister took to Twitter and added, “Feb 2019 current account deficit declined by 72% or 900 million $ vs feb last year. Deficit down to 356 million $ vs 1280 million $ last year.”

Asad Umar further said “Deficit in Feb 2019 is lowest in 29 months. Brent oil price was $35 at that vs $67 now.”