KARACHI - The total liquid foreign reserves of the country stand at dollars 13.57707 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) here on Thursday. The foreign reserves held by State Bank on August 29, 2014 amounted dollars 8.71806 billion and the net foreign reserves held by other banks were dollars 4.85901 billion. During the week ending 29 August, SBP’s liquid foreign reserves increased by dollars 165 million to dollars 8.719 billion compared to $ 8.554 billion in the previous week. During the week, SBP received dollars 371.4 million under Coalition Support Fund.

During the week, SBP made payments of dollars 54 million on account of external debt and other official payments.