KARACHI: The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$22,996.6 million on 22July, the State Bank said on Thursday.

According to the break-up of the foreign reserves position, foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 18,036.9  million, Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks US$    4,959.7  million and Total liquid foreign reserves: US$  22,996.6  million.

During the week ending 22July2016, SBP’s Liquid FX Reserves decreased by US$40 million to US$18,037 million, compared to US$18,077million in the previous week.

During the week, SBP made payments of US$83 million on account of external debt servicing