Pakistan reserves decrease $493 mln to $9,816.3 mln week ending Jun 30

KARACHI, Pakistan, July 7 (Reuters) - Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves decrease by $493 million to $9,816.3 million in the week ending Jun 30, compared to $10,309.0 in the previous week, the central bank said on Thursday.


Week ending

Previous Week Change/pct ($ billions)

June 30

Held by the State $9,816.3 mln $10,309.0 mln

-4.7 Bank of Pakistan

Held by

$5,926.1 mln

$5,886.6 mln

0.6 commercial banks


$15,742.4 mln $16,195.6 mln


During the week ended June 30, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reserves decrease $493 million due to external debt and other payments, the bank said on Thursday.

Reporting by Syed Raza Hassan

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