KARACHI - Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves dropped to $13.558 billion in the week ending Jan 4,from $13.808 billion in the previous week, the central bank said on Thursday.

  Remittances from Pakistanis abroad rose 14.16 percent to $5.982 billion in the first five months, July to November, of the 2012/13 fiscal year, from $5.240 billion in the same period last year.