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TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - March 9
March 9, 2016 / 11:34 AM / 2 years ago

TABLE - Pakistan economic indicators - March 9

KARACHI, Pakistan, March 9 (Reuters) -                     
    DAILY INDICATORS
    
                                 TUESDAY         PREVIOUS
 Floating Interbank Rate (Rs/$)  104.70/104.75   104.67/104.74
 Rupee/US$ (kerb market)         105.60/105.90   105.85/106.15
 Karachi 100-share index         33,032.85       33,022.60
 Gold (Karachi) Rs/10 gm         n/a             n/a
                      CENTRAL BANK AUCTIONS 
 Treasury bill auction results:                   
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  March 2       Feb 17
 Three-month bills                  6.1697        6.2144
 Six-month bills                    6.2026        6.2239
 12-month bills                     6.2192        6.2419
 Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB)                   
 auction results                                  
 Cut-off yield (pct) at auction on  Feb 24        Jan 27
 Three-year PIB                     6.3469        6.5002
 Five-year PIB                      7.0492        7.5484
 10-year PIB                        8.2505        8.8509
 20-Year PIB                        No Bids       No Bids
                                    Received      Received
   
                      WEEKLY INDICATORS
         
 Week ending                         Feb 26          PVS
 Total liquid forex reserves       $20.352 bln     $20.333
 Forex held by central bank        $15.506 bln     $15.479  
 Forex held by commercial banks     $4.846 bln      $4.854  
    
                     MONTHLY INDICATORS
     
                                 LAST          PVS
 Consumer price index    Feb     202.98        203.49
 Change mth/mth (pct)    Feb     0.3           0.2
 Change yr/yr (pct)      Feb     4.0           3.3
 Wholesale price index   Feb     205.05        206.27
 Change mth/mth (pct)    Feb     0.6           0.5
 Change yr/yr (pct)      Feb     0.6           0.1
 Trade Balance           Jan     $-1.737 bln   $-2.055 bln
 Exports                 Jan     $1.772 bln    $1.788 bln
 Imports                 Jan     $3.509 bln    $3.843 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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