March 20, 2012 / 5:42 AM / 5 years ago

TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - March 20

DAILY INDICATORS	
    	
                                 MONDAY        PREVIOUS
 Floating Interbank Rate (Rs/$)  90.62/90.70   90.74/90.78
 Rupee/US$ (kerb market)         91.00/91.20   90.95/91.15
 Karachi 100-share index         13,077.72     13,297.12
 Gold (Karachi) Rs/10 gm         49,457        49,285
    	
                CENTRAL BANK AUCTIONS	
 	
 Treasury bill auction results:                      
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on       March 7     Feb 22
 Three-month bills                       11.8283     11.7367
 Six-month bills                         11.8970     11.8070
 12-month bills                          11.9396     B/Rejected
 Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB) auction              
 results                                             
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on       March 14    Feb 15
 11.25 percent coupon, three-year PIB    12.5890     12.4459
 11.50 percent coupon, five-year PIB     12.9389     12.8089
 11.75 percent coupon, seven-year PIB    ---------   --------
 12.00 percent coupon, 10-year PIB       13.1999     12.9091
 12.50 percent coupon, 15-year PIB       ---------   --------
 13.00 percent coupon, 20-Year PIB       No          No
                                         B/Received  B/Received
 13.75 percent coupon, 30-year coupon    ---------   --------
    	
                  WEEKLY INDICATORS	
     	
 Week ending                      March 9      March 2
 Total liquid frx reserves        $16.390 bln  $16.336 bln
 Forex held by central bank       $11.863 bln  $11.897 bln
 Forex held by commercial banks   $4.527 bln   $4.439 bln
    	
                  MONTHLY INDICATORS	
     	
                                LAST          PVS
 Consumer price index   Feb     n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)   Feb     0.30          1.54
 Change yr/yr (pct)     Feb     11.05         10.10
 Wholesale price index  Feb     n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)   Feb     n/a           n/a
 Change yr/yr (pct)     Feb     n/a           n/a
 Trade Balance          Feb     $-1.43 bln    $-1.7 bln
 Exports                Feb     n/a           n/a
 Imports                Feb     n/a           n/a 
    	
                  ANNUAL INDICATORS	
 	
 FISCAL YEAR                         2010/11      2009/10
 Population (millions)               *177.18      173.51
 Per capita income                   $1,254       $1,073
 External debt (billion dlr)         *$59.53      $55.90
 Total F.debt as pct of GDP          n/a          n/a
 Domestic debt (billion rupees)      *5,594       4,894
 Total domestic debt as pct of GDP   n/a          n/a
 Gross domestic product growth       *2.4 pct     3.8 pct
 Manufacturing sector growth         *1.7 pct     4.9 pct
 Services sector growth              *4.1 pct     2.9 pct
 Agricultural sector growth          n/a          n/a
 Commodity producing sector growth   n/a          n/a
 Average consumer price inflation    *14.1 pct    11.5 pct
 Fiscal deficit (pct of GDP)         4.3 pct      6.3 pct
 Trade balance (FBS July-June)       $-15.59 bln  $-15.42 bln
 Exports                             $24.83 bln   $19.29 bln
 Imports                             $40.41 bln   $34.71 bln
 Current a/c balance                 $268 mln     $-3.456 bln  
                                                  
  * = provisional	
  SBP = State (central) Bank of Pakistan	
  FBS = Federal Bureau of Statistics	
    	
	
 (Compiled by the Karachi Newsroom)

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