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15pc rise in workers remittances : SBP KARACHI: Workers' remittances rose over 15 per cent to dollars 7.3 billion in first five months of FY15, said State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).According to SBP's statement here on Thursday, overseas Pakistani workers remitted dollars 7.39804 billion in first five months of FY15 ; showing an impressive growth of 15.5 percent compared with dollars 6.40705 billion received during the same period of FY14.During November 2014, the inflow of workers' remittances amounted to $ 1.32006 billion, which is 4.5% lower than October 2014 but 16.8% higher than November 2013.The country-wise details for the month of November 2014 show that inflows from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), United States of America (USA), United Kingdom, GCC countries (including Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman) and European Union countries amounted to $ 429.1 million, $271.2 million, $ 178.8 million, $156.7 million, $150.5 million and $24.3 million respectively compared with the inflow of $334.1 million, ...

Pak forex figure $ 13.92204bn KARACHI: Total liquid foreign reserves of the country stand at dollars 13. 92204 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). According to SBP weekly statement here on Thursday, the foreign reserves held by State Bank on Dec. 5, amounted dollars 9.20301 billion and the net foreign reserves held by other banks figured dollars 4.71903 billion.During the week ending Dec. 05, 2014, SBP's liquid foreign reserves increased by dollars 981 million to $ 9.203 billion compared ...
SBP injects Rs393.775bn into market KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday injected Rs. 393.775 billion into the market for seven days during its open market operation (OMO).The rate of return is 9.31pc. The bids offered were of Rs. 398.775 billion, said a SBP statement. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Liquid foreign reserves hit $12,992.9mn mark KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday announced that the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $12,992.9 million on 28 November 2014.It said that the break-up of the foreign reserves position is as foreign reserves held by SBP are $8,221.9 million; net foreign reserves held by banks are $ 4,771.0 million and total liquid foreign reserves are $12,992.9 million During the week ending on 28 November 2014, SBP liquid FX ...
'Country's prosperity depends on tax collection' SARGODHA: Deputy Commissioner Inland Revenue Sargodha, Sheharyar Akram Awan said the prosperity of the country depends on widening the tax base. Talking to journalists, he said that on the directions of federal government the date for submitting tax statements has been extended till December 5,added that eight sub-offices have also been set up to facilitate tax payers.He said that one window facility was being provided at these sub-centers where general public, traders and industrialists can ...
SBP accepts bids of Rs432.850bn KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday accepted bids of Rs. 432.850 billion while conducting its open market operation (injection and outright sale).Rs. 342.850 billion were injected for 7 days, with rate of return 9.37 per cent. Whereas, Rs. 90 billion injected for 73 days against 9.79 per cent rate of return.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Liquid FX reserves increased by $12million: SBP KARACHI :SBP's liquid FX reserves, during the week ending November 21, 2014, increased by $12 million to $8,506 million compared to $8,494 million in the previous week.The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $13,219.9 million on November 21, a press release of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said here on Tuesday.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under: i) Foreign reserves held by the SBP: $ 8,506.4 million ii) ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln