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Forex reserves fall to $25.03bln

By Our Correspondent
December 17, 2021

KARACHI: Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves fell by $123 million or 0.5 percent in the week ended December 10, said the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday.

The country’s total liquid foreign reserves stood at $25.03 billion, compared with $25.1 billion in the previous week.

The reserves held by the center bank declined by $90 million to $18.6 billion.

Based on average imports of the last 12 months, the SBP’s reserves are sufficient to cover 3.11 months of imports.

The reserves of commercial banks also dropped by $33 million to $6.5 billion.