Pakistan’s forex reserves deplete by $288 million to $14.351 billion

KARACHI: The liquid foreign exchange reserves of Pakistan fell by $288 million to $14.351 billion by week ended June 21 as against $14.639 billion a week ago, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Thursday.

The foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank were depleted by $322 million to $7.282 billion as compared with $7.604 billion a week ago.

The SBP said that its official reserves were declined due to external debt servicing and other official payments.

The foreign exchange reserves held by commercial banks witnessed increase of $35 million to $7.069 billion from previous week’s level of $7.034 billion.

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