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TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - Oct 20
October 20, 2015 / 11:54 AM / 2 years ago

TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - Oct 20

DAILY INDICATORS
    
                                 MONDAY          PREVIOUS
 Floating Interbank Rate (Rs/$)  104.40/104.45   104.31/104.36
 Rupee/US$ (kerb market)         104.60/104.85   104.55/104.80
 Karachi 100-share index         33,966.75       33,954.98
 Gold (Karachi) Rs/10 gm         n/a             40,114
                        CENTRAL BANK AUCTIONS114
 Treasury bill auction results:                    
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  Oct 14         Sept 30
 Three-month bills                  6.4380         6.4828
 Six-month bills                    6.4800         6.4800
 12-month bills                     6.4800         Bids Rejected
 Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB)                    
 auction results                                   
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  Oct 7          Sept 9
 Three-year PIB                     7.1967         7.3536
 Five-year PIB                      8.1805         8.3338
 10-year PIB                        9.2299         9.3406
 20-Year PIB                        No Bids        No Bids
                                    Received       Received
   
                      WEEKLY INDICATORS
         
 Week ending                         Oct 9           PVS
 Total liquid forex reserves       $19.993 bln    $20.054 bln
 Forex held by central bank        $15.104 bln    $15.202 bln
 Forex held by commercial banks     $4.889 bln     $4.852 bln
    
                     MONTHLY INDICATORS
     
                                 LAST          PVS
 Consumer price index    Sept    n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)    Sept    0.1           0.2
 Change yr/yr (pct)      Sept    1.3           1.8
 Wholesale price index   Sept    n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)    Sept    0.4           0.5
 Change yr/yr (pct)      Sept    3.5           2.9
 Trade Balance           Sept    $-1.753 bln   $-1.988 bln
 Exports                 Sept    $1.732 bln    $1.835 bln
 Imports                 Sept    $3.485 bln    $3.823 bln
                      ANNUAL INDICATORS
 
 FISCAL YEAR                         2014/15       2013/14
 Population (millions)               *191.71       188.2
 Per capita income                   $1,512        $1,333
 External debt (billion dlr)         *$62.649      $63.960
 Domestic debt (billion rupees)      12,226        12,083
 Gross domestic product growth       4.24 pct      4.03 pct
 Manufacturing sector growth         n/a           5.55 pct
 Services sector growth              5.0 pct       4.4 pct
 Agricultural sector growth          2.9 pct       2.7 pct
 Commodity producing sector growth   3.24          3.55
 Average consumer price inflation    n/a           8.6 pct
 Fiscal deficit (pct of GDP)         n/a           n/a 
 Trade balance (FBS July-June)       $-22.095 bln  $-19.963 bln
 Exports                             $23.885 bln   $25.110 bln
 Imports                             $45.980 bln   $45.073 bln
 Current a/c balance                 $-2.280 bln   $-3.130 bln 
                                                   
  * = provisional
  SBP = State (central) Bank of Pakistan
  FBS = Federal Bureau of Statistics
    
   

 (Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)

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