Karachi  : The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $8,316.9 million on 10 Jan 2014. The break-up of the foreign reserves position as foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: $3,467.2 million, Net foreign reserves held by banks (other than SBP): $4,849.7 million and total liquid foreign reserves: $8,316.9 million.  During the week ending 10 Jan 2014, SBP’s Liquid FX Reserves increased by $222 million to $3,467 million compared to $3,245 million in the previous week. The increase in the Central Bank reserves is partly attributed to $58 million received from multilateral and bilateral sources; which include $35 million from USAID and $23 million from other multilateral institutions.

On account of external debt servicing and other official payments, SBP has made payments of $36 million, of which $26 million was paid to IMF, from its reserves during the week ending 10 Jan 2014.