The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 13,246.8 million as of 07-Oct-2022. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-


  1. Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$  7,596.9 million
  2. Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks :  US$  5,649.9 million
  3. Total liquid foreign reserves                : US$ 13,246.8 million


During the week ended on 07-Oct-2022, SBP’s reserves decreased by US$ 303 million to US$ 7,596.9 million. This decrease was entirely attributed to external debt repayments, which included repayment of a commercial loan and interest payment on Eurobonds.