TABLE-Pakistan forex reserves fall 0.22 pct to $13.814 billion

Thu Nov 22, 2012 6:21pm IST

KARACHI, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Pakistan's foreign exchange
reserves dropped to $13.814 billion in the week ending Nov 16,
from $13.845 billion the previous week, the central bank said.  
 
     RESERVES        Week ending     Previous Week  Change/pct
   ($ billions)         Nov 16                      
 Held by the State       9.125           9.242         -1.27
 Bank of Pakistan                                   
      Held by            4.689           4.602         1.89
 commercial banks                                   
       Total            13.814          13.845         -0.22
 Remittances from Pakistanis abroad rose 15.04 percent to $4.964
billion in the first four months, July to October, of the
2012/13 fiscal year, from $4.315 billion in the same period last
year.
  In October, remittances totalled $1.365 billion.
The monthly average remittances for July-October 2012/13 period
comes out to $1.241 billion.    
   
  
 

 (Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)

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