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TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - April 5
April 5, 2012 / 5:52 AM / 5 years ago

TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - April 5

DAILY INDICATORS	
    	
                                 WEDNESDAY     PREVIOUS
 Floating Interbank Rate (Rs/$)  90.30/90.35   90.49/90.54
 Rupee/US$ (kerb market)         90.70/90.90   90.80/91.00
 Karachi 100-share index         13,945.30     13,700.47
 Gold (Karachi) Rs/10 gm         48,428        49,500
    	
                CENTRAL BANK AUCTIONS	
 	
 Treasury bill auction results:                      
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on       April 4     March 21
 Three-months bills                      11.8742     11.8742
 Six-month bills                         11.9420     11.9420
 12-month bills                          11.9396     11.9396
 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 23     March 16
 Total liquid frx reserves        $16.441 bln  $16.39 bln
 Forex held by central bank       $11.767 bln  $11.67 bln 
 Forex held by commercial banks   $4.674 bln   $4.72 bln
    	
                  MONTHLY INDICATORS	
     	
                                LAST          PVS
 Consumer price index   Mar     n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)   Mar     1.17          0.30
 Change yr/yr (pct)     Mar     10.79         11.05
 Wholesale price index  Mar     n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)   Mar     n/a           n/a
 Change yr/yr (pct)     Mar     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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