Pakistan reserves increase $67 mln to $7,897.3 mln week ending Aug 12

KARACHI, Pakistan, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves increase by $67 million to $7,897.3 million in the week ending Aug 12, compared to $7,830.3 in the previous week, the central bank said on Thursday.


Week ending

Previous Week Change/pct ($ billions)

Aug 12

Held by the State $7,897.3 mln $7,830.3 mln

0.8 Bank of Pakistan

Held by

$5,716.0 mln

$5,730.8 mln

-0.2 commercial banks


$13,613.3 mln $13,561.1 mln


During the week ended August 12, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reserves increase $67 million, the bank said on Thursday.

Reporting by Syed Raza Hassan

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