The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 18,105.1 million on 20-March-2020. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-
- Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 11,989.2 million
- Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 6,115.9 million
- Total liquid foreign reserves : US$ 18,105.1 million
During the week ended 20-March-2020, SBP reserves decreased by US$690 million to US$ 11,989.2 million. This decline is attributed primarily to government external debt payments, that amounted to US$391 million and other official payments.