SBP Issues Foreign Exchange Rates as of 4 March 2024

SBP Issues Foreign Exchange Rates as of 4 March 2024

Karachi, 4 March 2024 – Today, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) disclosed the foreign exchange rates for customers, establishing a vital reference point for cross-border transactions on 4 March 2024.

These rates, based on the weighted averages of commercial banks, are integral to guiding international trade transactions and serve as benchmarks for businesses and individuals engaged in global commerce.

The foreign exchange rates provided by the SBP are crucial indicators influencing the dynamics of cross-border transactions. Beyond their primary role in currency conversion, these rates serve as benchmarks for various commercial transactions conducted by businesses with international partners.

As of 4 March 2024, the buying and selling rates for various foreign currencies in Pakistani Rupees (PKR) are outlined in the table below:

AED (UAE Dirham)76.014076.1317
AUD (Australian Dollar)182.0667182.3622
CAD (Canadian Dollar)205.8525206.1712
CHF (Swiss Franc)316.1406316.6521
CNY (Chinese Yuan)38.814638.8679
EUR (Euro)302.8791303.3637
GBP (British Pound)353.5832354.1465
JPY (Japanese Yen)1.85751.8603
SAR (Saudi Riyal)74.454774.5671
USD (US Dollar)279.2120279.6518

These rates, regularly updated by the SBP, offer a snapshot of the foreign exchange market, reflecting ongoing market conditions. Indicative values quoted by commercial banks to their clients, these rates are subsequently employed as benchmarks for facilitating commercial transactions involving foreign currencies.

Individuals and businesses participating in international financial activities are strongly urged to stay informed about these rates. Foreign exchange rates are subject to market fluctuations, and stakeholders are advised to verify the latest rates with their respective banks or financial institutions for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

The transparency inherent in the SBP’s customer forex rates represents a significant contribution to the foreign exchange market. This transparency empowers individuals and businesses to make well-informed decisions in their financial dealings.

As global economic landscapes evolve, these rates play a pivotal role in fostering economic stability and facilitating international trade, underscoring the critical importance of the SBP’s role in the realm of foreign exchange.