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TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - April 9
April 9, 2013 / 6:12 AM / in 5 years

TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - April 9

DAILY INDICATORS
    
                                 MONDAY        PREVIOUS
 Floating Interbank Rate (Rs/$)  98.37/98.42   98.30/98.35
 Rupee/US$ (kerb market)         99.00/99.25   99.00/99.25
 Karachi 100-share index         18,653.06     18,636.03
 Gold (Karachi) Rs/10 gm         50,614        n/a
    
                CENTRAL BANK AUCTIONS
 
 Treasury bill auction results:                    
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  April 3        March 20
 Three-months bills                 9.4114         9.4114
 Six-month bills                    9.4280         9.4280
 12-month bills9                    9.4350         No Bids
                                                   Received
 Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB)                    
 auction results                                   
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  March 13       Feb 13
 three-year PIB                     Bids Rejected  Bids Rejected
 five-year PIB                      Bids Rejected  Bids Rejected
 10-year PIB                        Bids Rejected  Bids Rejected
 20-Year PIB                        No Bids        No Bids 
                                    Received       Received
    
                  WEEKLY INDICATORS
     
 Week ending                       March 29     March 22
 Total liquid frx reserves        $12.202 bln  $12.370 bln
 Forex held by central bank        $7.128 bln   $7.277 bln
 Forex held by commercial banks    $5.074 bln   $5.093 bln
    
                  MONTHLY INDICATORS
     
                                LAST          PVS
 Consumer price index   Mar     n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)   Mar     0.41          0.3
 Change yr/yr (pct)     Mar     6.57          7.4
 Wholesale price index  Mar     n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)   Mar     n/a           0.3
 Change yr/yr (pct)     Mar     n/a           8.3
 Trade Balance          Feb     $-1.548 bln   $-1.740 bln
 Exports                Feb     $1.835 bln    $2.023 bln
 Imports                Feb     $3.383 bln    $3.763 bln
    
                  ANNUAL INDICATORS
 
 FISCAL YEAR                         2011/12       2010/11
 Population (millions)               *178.91       175.31
 Per capita income                   $1,372        $1,258
 External debt (billion dlr)         *$65.562      n/a
 Total F.debt as pct of GDP          n/a           n/a
 Domestic debt (billion rupees)      *7,995        7,880
 Total domestic debt as pct of GDP   n/a           n/a
 Gross domestic product growth       *3.7 pct      3.0 pct
 Manufacturing sector growth         *3.6 pct      3.1 pct
 Services sector growth              *4.0 pct      4.4 pct
 Agricultural sector growth          *3.1 pct      2.4 pct
 Commodity producing sector growth   *3.3 pct      1.5 pct
 Average consumer price inflation    *10.8 pct     n/a
 Fiscal deficit (pct of GDP)         *5.0 pct      5.5 pct
 Trade balance (FBS July-June)       $-21.271 bln  $-15.604 bln
 Exports                             $23.641 bln   $24.810 bln
 Imports                             $44.912 bln   $40.414 bln
 Current a/c balance                 $4.52 bln     $214 mln    
                                                   
  * = provisional
  SBP = State (central) Bank of Pakistan
  FBS = Federal Bureau of Statistics
    

 (Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)

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