KARACHI  : The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $9,648.9 million on 14 Mar 2014. The break-up of the foreign reserves position as foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: $4,808.5 million, Net foreign reserves held by banks: $4,840.4 million and Total liquid foreign reserves: $9,648.9 million.

During the week ending 14 Mar 2014, SBP’s Liquid FX Reserves increased by $185 million to $4,808 million compared to $4,623 million in the previous week.

The increase in the Central Bank reserves is attributed to receipts of $219 million from multilateral bilateral and other official sources.

During the week ending 14 Mar 2014, total official payments were $34 million.