December 17, 2015 / 12:10 PM / 2 years ago

TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - Dec 17

KARACHI, Pakistan, Dec 17 (Reuters) -                      
  DAILY INDICATORS
    
                                 WEDNESDAY       PREVIOUS
 Floating Interbank Rate (Rs/$)  104.80/104.90   104.70/104.80
 Rupee/US$ (kerb market)         106.30/106.60   106.20/106.50
 Karachi 100-share index         32,714.60       32,467.04
 Gold (Karachi) Rs/10 gm         n/a             37,885
                        CENTRAL BANK AUCTIONS 
 Treasury bill auction results:                   
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  Dec 09        Nov 25
 Three-month bills                  6.3933        6.3933
 Six-month bills                    6.3946        6.3946
 12-month bills                     Bids          Bids
                                    Rejected      Rejected
 Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB)                   
 auction results                                  
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  Dec 16        Nov 18
 Three-year PIB                     7.0251        7.0270
 Five-year PIB                      7.9997        7.9999
 10-year PIB                        9.1011        9.1507
 20-Year PIB                        No Bids       No Bids
                                    Received      Received
   
                      WEEKLY INDICATORS
         
 Week ending                         Dec 4           PVS
 Total liquid forex reserves       $20.450 bln    $19.819 bln
 Forex held by central bank        $15.441 bln    $14.787 bln
 Forex held by commercial banks     $5.009 bln     $5.032 bln
    
                     MONTHLY INDICATORS
     
                                 LAST          PVS
 Consumer price index    Nov     204.22        203.03
 Change mth/mth (pct)    Nov     0.6           0.5
 Change yr/yr (pct)      Nov     2.7           1.6
 Wholesale price index   Nov     208.72        208.69
 Change mth/mth (pct)    Nov     0.01          0.5
 Change yr/yr (pct)      Nov     1.7           2.7
 Trade Balance           Nov     $-2.255 bln   $-2.197 bln
 Exports                 Nov     $1.662 bln    $1.729 bln
 Imports                 Nov     $3.917 bln    $3.926 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                 $-2.627 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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