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TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - March 7
March 7, 2013 / 7:02 AM / 5 years ago

TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - March 7

DAILY INDICATORS
    
                                 WEDNESDAY     PREVIOUS
 Floating Interbank Rate (Rs/$)  98.10/98.12   98.13/98.18
 Rupee/US$ (kerb market)         99.00/99.25   99.00/99.25
 Karachi 100-share index         18,000.45     18,035.97
 Gold (Karachi) Rs/10 gm         n/a           51,771
    
                CENTRAL BANK AUCTIONS
 
 Treasury bill auction results:                    
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  March 6        Feb 20
 Three-months bills                 9.3661         9.2754
 Six-month bills                    9.4060         9.3621
 12-month bills                     9.4230         9.3990
 Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB)                    
 auction results                                   
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  Feb 13         Jan 16
 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                       Feb 22       Feb 15
 Total liquid frx reserves        $13.185 bln  $13.058 bln
 Forex held by central bank        $8.227 bln   $8.141 bln
 Forex held by commercial banks    $4.958 bln   $4.917 bln
    
                  MONTHLY INDICATORS
     
                                LAST          PVS
 Consumer price index   Feb     n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)   Feb     0.3           1.67
 Change yr/yr (pct)     Feb     7.4           8.07
 Wholesale price index  Feb     n/a           n/a
 Change mth/mth (pct)   Feb     0.3           1.2
 Change yr/yr (pct)     Feb     8.3           8.6
 Trade Balance          Jan     $-1.740 bln   $-1.703 bln
 Exports                Jan     $2.023 bln    $1.969 bln
 Imports                Jan     $3.763 bln    $3.672 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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