The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 13,248.4 million as of 18-Aug-2023. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:

i) Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 7,930.5 million
ii) Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 5,317.9 million
iii) Total liquid foreign reserves : US$ 13,248.4 million

During the week ended on 18-Aug-2023, SBP’s reserves decreased by US$ 125 million to US$ 7,930.5 million on account of debt repayments.