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Pakistan's July-Dec c/a surplus at $26 mln

KARACHI, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Pakistan’s current account surplus for July-December was a provisional $26 million, compared with a deficit of $2.570 billion in the same period last year, the central bank said on Tuesday.

In December, the current account stood at a provisional surplus of $601 million, compared with a deficit of $17 million in November, the State Bank of Pakistan said.

The current account deficit for the fiscal year 2009/10 was $3.946 billion, compared with $9.261 billion in fiscal year 2008/09. (Reporting by Sahar Ahmed) (For more Reuters coverage of Pakistan, see: here) ((E-mail:; Reuters Messaging:; Karachi newsroom: +92-21 3568 5192)) ((If you have a query or comment about this story, send an e-mail to