KARACHI: The foreign exchange reserves of the country increased by $1.24 billion to $17.97 billion by week ended June 26, 2020, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Thursday.
The foreign exchange reserves of the country were at $16.73 billion by week ended June 19, 2020.
The official foreign exchange reserves of the SBP increased by $1.27 billion to $11.231 billion by week ended June 26, 2020. The official reserves of the central bank were at $9.961 billion a week ago.
The SBP said that during the week ended June 26, 2020, the central bank received around $2,046 million official inflows, including $737 million from World Bank, $503 million from Asian Development Bank, $500 million from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and $300 million as GOP loan disbursement from China.
After incorporating government external debt payments of $ 809 million, SBP reserves increased by $ 1,270 million to $ 11,231 million.
During the current week, SBP has received additional $1,000 million as GOP loan disbursement from China.
These funds will be part of SBP weekly reserves data as of July 03, 2020 to be released on July 09, 2020.