State Bank of Pakistan

Weekly Forex & Currency Update #16 (July 03, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.04 Billion (+7.22%); USD/PKR - 166.34 (-0.309%)

The percentage changes in the title are compared to last week.

Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since June 05

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)** Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)**
June 05, 2020 $10.0958 Billion -2.57% -17.72% $16.7053 Billion -1.40% -10.88%
June 12, 2020 $10.1071 Billion +0.11% -16.67% $16.7753 Billion +0.42% -9.90%
June 19, 2020 $9.9612 Billion -1.44% -17.50% $16.7301 Billion -0.27% -10.04%
June 26, 2020 $11.2310 Billion +12.75% +8.39% $17.9710 Billion +7.42% +6.07%
July 03, 2020 $12.0416 Billion +7.22% +19.27% $18.7901 Billion +4.56% +12.48%
**A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Daily Average Exchange Rate since June 05

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
June 05, 2020 163.29735 -0.0081% +2.1225%
June 12, 2020 164.55675 +0.7735% +2.8885%
June 19, 2020 166.85800 +1.3985% +3.8389%
June 26, 2020 167.49310 +0.3806% +2.5611%
July 03, 2020 166.85015 -0.3839% +2.1757%
July 10, 2020 166.33500 -0.3088% +1.0806%
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Forex Data archived on July 10, 2020
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #14 (May 08, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.27 Billion (-0.48%); USD/PKR - 159.94 (+0.021%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since April 10

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)** Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)**
April 10, 2020 $10.9746 Billion +2.35% -13.45% $17.2955 Billion +1.81% -7.72%
April 17, 2020 $10.8892 Billion -0.78% -9.17% $17.3003 Billion +0.03% -4.45%
April 24, 2020 $12.0703 Billion +10.85% +7.91% $18.4630 Billion +6.72% +6.19%
April 30, 2020* $12.3294 Billion +2.15% +14.99% $18.7551 Billion +1.58% +10.40%
May 08, 2020 $12.2707 Billion -0.48% +11.81% $18.7445 Billion -0.06% +8.38%
* May 1 was a public holiday.
**A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Daily Average Exchange Rate since April 10

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
April 10, 2020 166.81945 -0.0067% +4.8392%
April 17, 2020 166.67915 -0.0841% +2.9480%
April 24, 2020 160.87180 -3.4841% -3.3206%
April 30, 2020* 160.58945 -0.1755% -3.7282%
May 08, 2020 159.90335 -0.4272% -4.1459%
May 15, 2020 159.93695 +0.0210% -0.5811%
* May 1 was a public holiday.
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Forex Data archived on May 15, 2020
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #15 (May 21, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.07 Billion (-0.46%); USD/PKR - 163.31 (+1.63%)

Sorry for the one week delay. I took a little break. Thank you for your patience.
The percentage changes in the title are compared to last week.

Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since April 24

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)** Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)**
April 24, 2020 $12.0703 Billion +10.85% +7.91% $18.4630 Billion +6.72% +6.19%
April 30, 2020* $12.3294 Billion +2.15% +14.99% $18.7551 Billion +1.58% +10.40%
May 08, 2020 $12.2707 Billion -0.48% +11.81% $18.7445 Billion -0.06% +8.38%
May 15, 2020 $12.1293 Billion -1.15% +11.39% $18.6183 Billion -0.67% +7.62%
May 21, 2020* $12.0739 Billion -0.46% +0.03% $18.5979 Billion -0.11% +0.73%
* May 1 and May 22 were public holidays.
**A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Daily Average Exchange Rate since April 24

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
April 24, 2020 160.87180 -3.4841% -3.3206%
April 30, 2020* 160.58945 -0.1755% -3.7282%
May 08, 2020 159.90335 -0.4272% -4.1459%
May 15, 2020 159.93695 +0.0210% -0.5811%
May 21, 2020* 160.68930 +0.4704% -0.1134%
May 29, 2020 163.31050 +1.6312% +1.6944%
* May 1 and May 22 were public holidays.
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Forex Data archived on May 30, 2020
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #13 (April 30, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.33 Billion (+2.15%); USD/PKR - 159.90 (-0.43%)

The percentage changes in the title are compared to last week.
Today I changed my source for exchange rates from the XE's one-time rate to the SBP's daily averages.

Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since April 03

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)** Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)**
April 03, 2020 $10.7225 Billion -4.14% -16.16% $16.9882 Billion -2.30% -10.14%
April 10, 2020 $10.9746 Billion +2.35% -13.45% $17.2955 Billion +1.81% -7.72%
April 17, 2020 $10.8892 Billion -0.78% -9.17% $17.3003 Billion +0.03% -4.45%
April 24, 2020 $12.0703 Billion +10.85% +7.91% $18.4630 Billion +6.72% +6.19%
April 30, 2020* $12.3294 Billion +2.15% +14.99% $18.7551 Billion +1.58% +10.40%
* May 1 was a public holiday.
**A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Daily Average Exchange Rate since April 03

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
April 03, 2020 166.80835 +0.9780% +8.3626%
April 10, 2020 166.81945 -0.0067% +4.8392%
April 17, 2020 166.67915 -0.0841% +2.9480%
April 24, 2020 160.87180 -3.4841% -3.3206%
April 30, 2020* 160.58945 -0.1755% -3.7282%
May 08, 2020 159.90335 -0.4272% -4.1459%
* May 1 was a public holiday.
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Forex Data archived on May 11, 2020
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #12 (April 24, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.07 Billion (+10.85%); USD/PKR - 160.49 (+0.30%)

The percentage changes in the title are compared to last week.

Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since March 27

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
March 27, 2020 $11.1856 Billion -6.70% -12.32% $17.3875 Billion -3.96% -7.85%
April 03, 2020 $10.7225 Billion -4.14% -16.16% $16.9882 Billion -2.30% -10.14%
April 10, 2020 $10.9746 Billion +2.35% -13.45% $17.2955 Billion +1.81% -7.72%
April 17, 2020 $10.8892 Billion -0.78% -9.17% $17.3003 Billion +0.03% -4.45%
April 24, 2020 $12.0703 Billion +10.85% +7.91% $18.4630 Billion +6.72% +6.19%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since March 27

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
March 27, 2020 165.50442 +4.1882% +7.3144%
April 03, 2020 167.12309 +0.9780% +8.3626%
April 10, 2020 166.90109 -0.1328% +4.8392%
April 17, 2020 163.53441 -2.0172% +2.9480%
April 24, 2020 160.00875 -2.1559% -3.3206%
May 1, 2020 160.49457 +0.3036% -3.9663%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Forex Data archived on May 1, 2020
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #10 (April 10, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $10.97 Billion (+2.35%); USD/PKR - 163.53 (-2.02%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since March 13

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
March 13, 2020 $12.6796 Billion -0.86% +1.40% $18.7430 Billion -0.85% -0.02%
March 20, 2020 $11.9892 Billion -5.44% -4.78% $18.1051 Billion -3.40% -3.40%
March 27, 2020 $11.1856 Billion -6.70% -12.32% $17.3875 Billion -3.96% -7.85%
April 03, 2020 $10.7225 Billion -4.14% -16.16% $16.9882 Billion -2.30% -10.14%
April 10, 2020 $10.9746 Billion +2.35% -13.45% $17.2955 Billion +1.81% -7.72%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since March 13

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
March 13, 2020 159.19722 +3.2234% +3.2595%
March 20, 2020 158.85140 -0.2172% +3.0276%
March 27, 2020 165.50442 +4.1882% +7.3144%
April 03, 2020 167.12309 +0.9780% +8.3626%
April 10, 2020 166.90109 -0.1328% +4.8392%
April 17, 2020 163.53441 -2.0172% +2.9480%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #4 (Feb. 28, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.76 Billion (+1.32%); USD/PKR - 154.23 (+0.00%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since Jan. 31

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
January 31, 2020 $12.2737 Billion +3.01% +6.70% $18.6445 Billion +1.54% +3.10%
February 07, 2020 $12.4308 Billion +1.28% +7.29% $18.7354 Billion +0.49% +3.38%
February 14, 2020 $12.5047 Billion +0.59% +6.59% $18.7471 Billion +0.06% +2.61%
February 21, 2020 $12.5915 Billion +0.69% +5.68% $18.7428 Billion -0.02% +2.07%
February 28, 2020 $12.7575 Billion +1.32% +3.94% $18.8690 Billion +0.67% +1.20%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since Jan. 31

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
January 31, 2020 154.46442 -0.0476% Archives not available
February 07, 2020 154.41779 -0.0302% Archives not available
February 14, 2020 154.17194 -0.1592% -0.2317%
February 21, 2020 154.18339 +0.0074% -0.182%
February 28, 2020 154.22391 +0.0263% -0.1557%
March 06, 2020 154.22585 +0.0013% -0.1243%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #7 (March 20, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $11.99 Billion (-5.44%); USD/PKR - 165.50 (+4.19%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since Feb. 21

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
February 21, 2020 $12.5915 Billion +0.69% +5.68% $18.7428 Billion -0.02% +2.07%
February 28, 2020 $12.7575 Billion +1.32% +3.94% $18.8690 Billion +0.67% +1.20%
March 06, 2020 $12.7899 Billion +0.25% +2.89% $18.9046 Billion +0.19% +0.90%
March 13, 2020 $12.6796 Billion -0.86% +1.40% $18.7430 Billion -0.85% -0.02%
March 20, 2020 $11.9892 Billion -5.44% -4.78% $18.1051 Billion -3.40% -3.40%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since Feb. 21

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
February 21, 2020 154.18339 +0.0074% -0.182%
February 28, 2020 154.22391 +0.0263% -0.1557%
March 06, 2020 154.22585 +0.0013% -0.1243%
March 13, 2020 159.19722 +3.2234% +3.2595%
March 20, 2020 158.85140 -0.2172% +3.0276%
March 27, 2020 165.50442 +4.1882% +7.3144%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #5 (March 06, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.79 Billion (+0.25%); USD/PKR - 159.20 (+3.22%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since Feb. 07

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
February 07, 2020 $12.4308 Billion +1.28% +7.29% $18.7354 Billion +0.49% +3.38%
February 14, 2020 $12.5047 Billion +0.59% +6.59% $18.7471 Billion +0.06% +2.61%
February 21, 2020 $12.5915 Billion +0.69% +5.68% $18.7428 Billion -0.02% +2.07%
February 28, 2020 $12.7575 Billion +1.32% +3.94% $18.8690 Billion +0.67% +1.20%
March 06, 2020 $12.7899 Billion +0.25% +2.89% $18.9046 Billion +0.19% +0.90%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since Feb. 07

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
February 07, 2020 154.41779 -0.0302% Archives not available
February 14, 2020 154.17194 -0.1592% -0.2317%
February 21, 2020 154.18339 +0.0074% -0.182%
February 28, 2020 154.22391 +0.0263% -0.1557%
March 06, 2020 154.22585 +0.0013% -0.1243%
March 13, 2020 159.19722 +3.2234% +3.2595%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #3 (Feb. 21, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.59 Billion (+0.69%); USD/PKR - 154.22 (+0.03%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since Jan. 24

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
January 24, 2020 $11.9152 Billion +1.57% Archive not available $18.3627 Billion +0.50% Archive not available
January 31, 2020 $12.2737 Billion +3.01% +6.70% $18.6445 Billion +1.54% +3.10%
February 07, 2020 $12.4308 Billion +1.28% +7.29% $18.7354 Billion +0.49% +3.38%
February 14, 2020 $12.5047 Billion +0.59% +6.59% $18.7471 Billion +0.06% +2.61%
February 21, 2020 $12.5915 Billion +0.69% +5.68% $18.7428 Billion -0.02% +2.07%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since Jan. 24

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
January 24, 2020 154.53792 +0.0051% Archives not available
January 31, 2020 154.46442 -0.0476% Archives not available
February 07, 2020 154.41779 -0.0302% Archives not available
February 14, 2020 154.17194 -0.1592% -0.2317%
February 21, 2020 154.18339 +0.0074% -0.182%
February 28, 2020 154.22391 +0.0263% -0.1557%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #8 (March 27, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $11.19 Billion (-6.70%); USD/PKR - 167.12 (+0.98%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since Feb. 28

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
February 28, 2020 $12.7575 Billion +1.32% +3.94% $18.8690 Billion +0.67% +1.20%
March 06, 2020 $12.7899 Billion +0.25% +2.89% $18.9046 Billion +0.19% +0.90%
March 13, 2020 $12.6796 Billion -0.86% +1.40% $18.7430 Billion -0.85% -0.02%
March 20, 2020 $11.9892 Billion -5.44% -4.78% $18.1051 Billion -3.40% -3.40%
March 27, 2020 $11.1856 Billion -6.70% -12.32% $17.3875 Billion -3.96% -7.85%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since Feb. 28

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
February 28, 2020 154.22391 +0.0263% -0.1557%
March 06, 2020 154.22585 +0.0013% -0.1243%
March 13, 2020 159.19722 +3.2234% +3.2595%
March 20, 2020 158.85140 -0.2172% +3.0276%
March 27, 2020 165.50442 +4.1882% +7.3144%
April 03, 2020 167.12309 +0.9780% +8.3626%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #9 (April 03, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $10.72 Billion (-4.14%); USD/PKR - 166.90 (-0.13%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since March 06

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
March 06, 2020 $12.7899 Billion +0.25% +2.89% $18.9046 Billion +0.19% +0.90%
March 13, 2020 $12.6796 Billion -0.86% +1.40% $18.7430 Billion -0.85% -0.02%
March 20, 2020 $11.9892 Billion -5.44% -4.78% $18.1051 Billion -3.40% -3.40%
March 27, 2020 $11.1856 Billion -6.70% -12.32% $17.3875 Billion -3.96% -7.85%
April 03, 2020 $10.7225 Billion -4.14% -16.16% $16.9882 Billion -2.30% -10.14%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since March 06

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
March 06, 2020 154.22585 +0.0013% -0.1243%
March 13, 2020 159.19722 +3.2234% +3.2595%
March 20, 2020 158.85140 -0.2172% +3.0276%
March 27, 2020 165.50442 +4.1882% +7.3144%
April 03, 2020 167.12309 +0.9780% +8.3626%
April 10, 2020 166.90109 -0.1328% +4.8392%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Weekly Forex and Currency Update #2 (Feb. 14, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.50 Billion (+0.59%); USD/PKR - 154.18 (+0.01%)

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Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since Jan. 17

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
January 17, 2020 $11.7315 Billion +1.26% Archive not available $18.2710 Billion +0.81% Archive not available
January 24, 2020 $11.9152 Billion +1.57% Archive not available $18.3627 Billion +0.50% Archive not available
January 31, 2020 $12.2737 Billion +3.01% +6.70% $18.6445 Billion +1.54% +3.10%
February 07, 2020 $12.4308 Billion +1.28% +7.29% $18.7354 Billion +0.49% +3.38%
February 14, 2020 $12.5047 Billion +0.59% +6.59% $18.7471 Billion +0.06% +2.61%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since Jan. 24

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
January 24, 2020 154.53792 +0.0051% Archives not available
January 31, 2020 154.46442 -0.0476% Archives not available
February 07, 2020 154.41779 -0.0302% Archives not available
February 14, 2020 154.17194 -0.1592% -0.2317%
February 21, 2020 154.18339 +0.0074% -0.182%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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Weekly Forex & Currency Update #6 (March 13, 2020): Forex Reserves in SBP - $12.68 Billion (-0.86%); USD/PKR - 158.85 (-0.22%)

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Forex Data archived on March 20, 2020
USD/PKR Exchange Rate Source

Size of the Forex Reserves of Pakistan since Feb. 14

Date Foreign Exchange Reserves in the SBP Week-on-Week Percentage Change (In SBP) Month-on-Month Percentage Change(In SBP)* Total Foreign Exchange Reserves Week-on-Week Percentage Change (Total) Month-on-Month Percentage Change (Total)*
February 14, 2020 $12.5047 Billion +0.59% +6.59% $18.7471 Billion +0.06% +2.61%
February 21, 2020 $12.5915 Billion +0.69% +5.68% $18.7428 Billion -0.02% +2.07%
February 28, 2020 $12.7575 Billion +1.32% +3.94% $18.8690 Billion +0.67% +1.20%
March 06, 2020 $12.7899 Billion +0.25% +2.89% $18.9046 Billion +0.19% +0.90%
March 13, 2020 $12.6796 Billion -0.86% +1.40% $18.7430 Billion -0.85% -0.02%
*A month refers to four weeks, as the data is released on a weekly basis.

USD/PKR Mid-Market Exchange Rate since Feb. 14

Date* USD to PKR Exchange Rate Week-on-Week Percentage Change Month-on-Month Percentage Change**
February 14, 2020 154.17194 -0.1592% -0.2317%
February 21, 2020 154.18339 +0.0074% -0.182%
February 28, 2020 154.22391 +0.0263% -0.1557%
March 06, 2020 154.22585 +0.0013% -0.1243%
March 13, 2020 159.19722 +3.2234% +3.2595%
March 20, 2020 158.85140 -0.2172% +3.0276%
*Measurements taken at 10:00 UTC (3:00 P.M. in Pakistan)
**A month refers to four weeks to keep consistent with the last chart
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In 1947, India had just Rs 1500 crore cash. Today, we are about to cross $500 billion in foreign reserves. We have come a long way

In 1947, when India got independence, we had just Rs 1500 crore in cash with us, and even paying Rs 55 crore to Pakistan was a big deal. Mahatma Gandhi had to keep a day's fast to convince Vallabhbhai Patel to transfer Rs 55 crore to Pakistan.
Then we started storing foreign reserves to the calamity and emergency.
In 1960, India had foreign reserves of $1.46 billion, which could have lasted just 8 weeks of import.
In 1980, India had foreign reserves of $7 billion
In 1991, India's foreign reserves dipped to an alarming level of just $1.2 billion, which could have lasted just 3 weeks of imports. RBI had to pledge 46.91 tonnes of gold with the Bank of England and the Bank of Japan, and raised $400 million to deal with the unprecedented crisis
In 2004, for the first time, we achieved foreign reserves of $100 billion
Due to solid performance of our foreign reserves, we somehow navigated the recession of 2009, and our foreign reserves stood at $270 billion
And now, for the first time in our history, India will have $500 billion of foreign reserves. As of now, we have $493 billion, which is enough to sustain 17 months of imports.
We are right now world's 3rd biggest nation with foreign reserves, after China and Japan.
India has indeed come a long way from having just Rs 1500 crore in cash to pledging Gold to sustain the economy, to crossing half a trillion-dollar of foreign reserves.
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Pakistan's economy contracts for first time in 68 years by -0.38% amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Islamabad: For the first time in 68 years, Pakistan's economy is set to contract in the outgoing fiscal year with a negative 0.38 per cent due to the adverse impact of the coronavirus pandemic coupled with the already weak financial situation before the pandemic hit the country, according to the economic survey unveiled on Thursday.
The pandemic has badly hit the economy in the current fiscal year ending on June 30.
For the first time in 68 years, Pakistan's economy has marginally contracted by 0.38 per cent in the outgoing fiscal year due to adverse impacts of novel coronavirus coupled with economic stabilisation policies that had hit the industrial sector much before the deadly pandemic.
He said the current account deficit was reduced by 73.1 per cent to USD 2.8 billion against USD 10.3 billion last year which was 3.7 per cent of GDP. "The current account deficit that we inherited was around USD 20 billion but we have reduced that to around USD 3 billion. This is a huge achievement of the government," he said.
Minister for Economic Affairs Khusru Bakhtiar said that this government had USD 9 billion forex exchange reserves when it came to power in August 2018 and by the end of this year it would be more than USD 18 billion.
He said the debt was USD 40 billion in 2013 and rose to USD 48 billion by 2013 during the tenure of Pakistan Peoples Party and again increased to USD 73 billion by 2018 in the five years of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.
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200 achievements of Modi Govt

  1. Fragile five to Fastest growing economy - India
  2. 11th largest to the 5th largest economy - India
  3. Share of world GDP from 2.43% in 2014 to 3.08% in 2018
  4. Average GDP 7.3% against 6.7% in previous regime
  5. Forex reserves from 300 bn USD in 2014 to 420 bn USD in 2018
  6. Doubling of FDI inflow from 36 bn USD in 2014 to 66 billion USD in 2018
  7. Inflation less than 2.3 % (Nov 18) against 10.1% in 2014
  8. Growth of sensex from 24,121.74 in 2014 to 36,395.03 on 12 Feb 19 (50.88%)
  9. Fiscal deficit under control
  10. Per capita income increased by 45% from Rs 86,647 in 2014 to Rs 1,25,397
  11. IT exemption from 2 lakh in 2014 to 5 lakh (effectively 9.85 lakh with home loan)
  12. Restaurant bills tax reduced from 18% in 2014 to 5%
  13. Transaction charges through card down from 1% to 0%, domestic money transfer fee down from Rs 5 in 2014 to zero
  14. Financial inclusion (32 crore bank accounts with 260 billion worth deposits). Almost 100% coverage from earlier 50%
  15. DBT (savings of 83000 crores @ 15000 crore annually), No of govt schemes DBT applied to increased from 34 in 2014 to 433, 2.7 lakh fake mid-day meal students, 3.3 crore fake LPG connections, 87 lakh fake MNREGA job cards, 3 crore fake ration cards eliminated
  16. Zero IT for businesses with turnover upto 60 lakhs
  17. GST exemplifying cooperative federalism, rates of 83 items down from pre-GST rates, out of 1211 items only 35 items in above 18% slab, 39% reduction of cost of basic household items. Average 1 lk crore monthly revenue through GST collection. Exempted for business upto 40 lk
  18. Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, constitution of NCLT, 3 lakh crores of NPAs recovered, 66 cases resolved, 260 cases liquidated, resolution of stressed assets, 2100 companies pay back 83000 crore to banks settling their pending loan repayments
  19. 75 billion $ or Yen to Rupee exchange agreement with Japan
  20. 1 lakh shell companies deregistered, FCRA licenses of 4800 NGOs cancelled
  21. Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, properties of economic fugitives seized and auctioned
  22. 1.9 lakh km of rural roads. Rural road connectivity at 91% from 55%
  23. 36 new airports, from 65 in 7 decades to 106, all states now in air connectivity map
  24. Effective international diplomacy following 59 visits to nations, 38 single, 10 double, 3 triple and 2 quadruple visits by PM.(Seen during Airstrikes,No Country opposed India)
  25. Benami Act for action against Money Laundering
  26. Rural sanitation coverage 95 % up from 39% (8.8 crore toilets)
  27. Solar energy capacity increased 8 fold from 2.63 GW to 22 GW, 19. 8.5 GW of biogas grid installed.
  28. Ganga waterway transportation, usage by shipping giant Maersk, cost of transportation reduced from 10/ton (road) / Rs 6/ton (rail) to Re 1/ton
  29. More than 2.4 crore households lit up, rural electricity coverage to households up from 70 to 95%, only 19836 homes remain (in Chhatisgarh) out of 2,48,09,235
  30. Electricity accessibility rank jump from 99 in 2014 to 26 in 2019
  31. 7 crore new gas connections to 3.5 crore households u/69000 conections per day, coverage 90% from 55%, 82% return for refill, 42% beneficiaries Dalits
  32. 14.4 crore mudra loans worth Rs 7 lakh crore disbursed
  33. 18000 remote villages connected with electricity
  34. 2.92 lakh km of optical fibre laid, 0.02% to 50% gram Panchayat connectivity
  35. Swachh bharat mission has saved, according to WHO, 3 lakh lives and will save 1.5 lakh lives per year.
  36. IT filers increase from 3.79 crore to 6.08 crore, enterprises registered for indirect tax up from 64 lk to 118 lakh
  37. Entry of India in global regimes Missile Technology Control regime (MTCR), WA (Wassenaar Arrangement) and Australia Group
  38. 17 crore soil health cards
  39. 1.5 crore houses built, 91.37 crore in rural areas and 13.5 lakh in urban areas against 25 lakh houses built between 2010-2014. House for all target year is 2022.
  40. 1,78,346 houses built in NE over existing 2875 houses built till 2014
  41. Home loan interest rate down from 10.3 % in 2014 to 8.4% in 2018, annual savings of Rs 47,160 for 30 lakhs over 30 years, no GST on affordable housing, 5% on remaining
  42. Trading agreement in rupee with Iran and UAE
  43. Common service centres up from 84k to 3 Lakh
  44. OROP implemented after 43 years, 35000 crores disbursed to 8 crore veterans
  45. India's vaccination programme Indradhanush amongst 12 best practices of world
  46. 5035 Jan Aushadhi and - 1054 medicines under price control (60-90% discounts).
  47. More than 150 Amrit stores, reduction of cost of cromium cobalt Knee implant from 1.58-2.5 lakh to 54,720 and high flex implant from Rs181728 to 56490 (69%), 85% reduction in cardiac stent price to Rs 28000
  48. 87% reduction in 400 cancer drugs
  49. Rate of Interest on higher education loans dropped from 14.75 in 2013 to 10.88% in 2019, savings of 1.18 lakh on 10 lakh loan over tenure of 60 months, Rs 2000 savings on EMI
  50. Data revolution: Cost of 1 GB $0.26 in India against $12.37 in US, $6.66 in UK and $75.2 in Zimbabwe. Unlimited mobile+ 45 Gb data = Rs 150 against Rs 1000 in 2013; annual savings of 10,200
  51. Katra rail line work completed after 16 years
  52. Dhola Sadiya bridge work completed after 16 years
  53. Sardar Sarovar Dam work completed after 15 years
  54. Aadhaar act
  55. Pakyong airport completed after 10 years
  56. Chennai Nashri Tunnel after 10 years
  57. Assam NRC after 40 years
  58. National War Memorial after 50 years
  59. NE cpas after 60 years
  60. Kollam bypass after 43 years
  61. Indo-Bangladesh enclaves after 42 years
  62. Bansagar canal project after 40 years
  63. Bogibeel bridge after 23 years
  64. Western peri expressway after 15 years
  65. Kota Chambal bridge after 11 years
  66. Maibang-Lumding Stretch completed
  67. Delhi Meerut Expressway completed
  68. Ganga Expressway project (world's longest) underway
  69. Metros in Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Jaipur, Lucknow, Washermenpet
  70. All umanned level crossings eliminated
  71. Ayushman Bharat: annual 5 lakh health care to every family, 15.05 lakh hospital admissions for secondary/ tertiary treatment, 2.4 crore e-cards generated as on 10 Mar 19 in 170 days. Target 50 crore people.
  72. 59minutes loan portal: 92,000 loan applications of MSME amounting to 30,000 crores approved, 6000 crores sanctioned till Nov 18
  73. 87% of farming house (owning land of 2 hctrs) or 12 cr ppl to get kisaan sammaan nidhi of Rs 6000 pr year. Rs 5215 cr transferred directly to 2.6 crore farmers in 37 days (for households with holding less than 0.01 hectares incm per month so far was Rs 8136 agnst exp of 6594
  74. 1.5 million electric rickshaws
  75. Procurement of 36 Rafale on Government to Government Basis avoiding middlemen
  76. 05 billion$ S 400 Triumf air defence missile system deal with Russia
  77. 145 M777 howitzer deal
  78. 22 Apache AH 64E multi-role combat helos
  79. 200 KA-226T helicopters
  80. 56 EADS CASA C-295 transport aircraft
  81. 15 CH 47 Chinook tactical transport helicopters
  82. 2.3 lakh Bullet proof jackets
  83. 1.6 lakh Bullet-proof helmets
  84. 777 mn USD Barak 8 LRSAM contract
  85. 5 bn USD S-400 air defence systems
  86. 10 Heron TP armed drones
  87. 4 additional P8I MR aircraft
  88. 40 units of Laser sensor border fence installed
  89. 72,400 Sig Sauer Assault rifles
  90. 100 self-propelled K9 Vajra howitzers
  91. 700000 AK-103 Kalashnikov assault rifles indigenous facility
  92. Surgical strikes in Myanmar, across LoC and in Pakistan. Only Country to bomb a Nuclear Powered Country
  93. 240 million visitors at Kumbh Mela 2019, cost 4236 crores @ Rs 177 per tourist, revenue 1.2 Lakh crores
  94. 833 teraflop supercomputer Param Shivay by IIT BHU at Rs 32.5 crores
  95. Divisional status to Ladakh
  96. 470 bed ESIC hospital in Ennore
  97. 100 bed ESIC hospital in Tiruppur
  98. Namami Gange - Ganga is 30% cleaner, 83 out of 97 ganga towns and 4456 villages achieved ODF status, 08 out of 16 drains emptying 16 crore l sewage into Ganga tapped. Target date Mar 2020
  99. 5,45,122 ODF villages, 598 ODF districts, 27 ODF states/ villages
  100. RERA implementation
  101. Udaan scheme - flight cost down from Rs 5000/1000 km in 2013 to 3400/1000 km in 2018, 34 airports operationalised, small towns connected, all states on aerial
  102. Preventive conservation of 39275570 folios, curative conservation of 3656863 filios, digitisation of 2.83 lakh manuscripts consisting of 2.93 crore pages
  103. India is now world's largest 2-wheeler manufacturer, 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer (94% of mobiles sold now made in India), 4th largest automaker, 2nd largest steel producer
  104. 5100 m Mandvi Bridge in Goa in 3.5 years
  105. Ease of doing Business ranking jump from 134 in 2014 to 77 in 2019
  106. Therubali - Singapur Bridge No 588
  107. Restoration of Asurgarh Fort, Kalahandi
  108. GeM portal with 731431 product categories, 180,862 registered sellers and 32114 govt buyers
  109. 10% EWS reservation
  110. 40% of ongoing 700 NH projects completed, adding 40,039 km between 2014-18 against 91,287 km between 1947-2014
  111. Highway construction rate jumped from 12 km/day in 2014 to 27 km/day in 2019
  112. 101 terrorists and 11 offenders extradited
  113. 90,000 ex-partite Indians evacuated
  114. Chabahar port, Sittwe port and Duqm port
  115. Military installation in Seychelles
  116. International logistics agreements with US, France and Singapore
  117. Work underway on 25 MLD ZLD Common Effluent Treatment Plant at Gujarat Eco Textile Park and will save 25 million litres of water per day
  118. Beautification of 65 railway stations, all stations fitted with LED lights, wi-fi, multi-brand food centres, kiosks, executive lounges, lifts (445 from 97 in 2014), escalators (603 from 199 in 2014), travellators and ramps
  119. Record number of foot over bridges built
  120. 871 new train services
  121. 180 new rail lines
  122. Dedicated railway freight corridor - 2 sections completed
  123. 100% electrification of railways underway, first solar powered railway station (Guwahati). First solar powered train (world's second), savings of Rs 40 Lakhs and 90,000 ltrs diesel per year
  124. Make in India semi-high-speed trains - Tejas, Gatiman and Vande Bharat
  125. Humsafar and Antodaya trains, Deen Dayalu and Anubhuti coaches, UDAY double decker, glass dome Vistadome coaches
  126. Project Swarn and Project Utkrisht to upgrade Rajdhani/Shatabdi and Mail/Express respectively
  127. Largest coach production in world at ICF, Chennai
  128. No more human extreta on railway tracks. Installation of 1.37 lakh out of 2.5 lakh completed in Jun 18.
  129. 400 wi-fi railway stations (Aug 18)
  130. 80% reduction in rail accidents
  131. 10 high speed rail corridors underway, target date 2025-26
  132. Export of world class customised coaches from MCF, Rae Bareli
  133. LIC and Air India register profit
  134. 2300 km rail tracks constructed, speed jumped from 4.1 km/day in 2014 to 6.53 km/day in 2018
  135. Neem coating of urea
  136. Gokul mission - record 160 million ton milk production
  137. Online availability of CBSE and NCERT books
  138. 10 crore LED bulbs distributed, 5000 crore savings
  139. Investment in urban infrastructure jumped from 157703 crores to 795500 crores
  140. Statue of Unity to commemorate Iron Man of India
  141. Rs 2509 crore sales in Khadi
  142. 482.36 million digital transactions worth Rs 74,978 crores in Oct 2018 against 0.3 million transactions worth Rs 90 crores in Nov 2016
  143. 30% increase in ATMs, 208% increase of PoS machines from 10.81 lakh in May 14 to 33.32 lakh in Aug 18, 111% increase in credit cards from 1.94 crore in May 14 to 4.10 crore in Aug 18, 144% increase in debit cards from 40.17 crore to 98.02 crore
  144. Ease of Doing Business Index 142 (2014) to 100 (2018)
  145. Ease of getting electricity index 99 (2014) to 26 (2018)
  146. UN's e-govt index 118 (2014) to 97(2018)
  147. Globalisation index 112 to 107 (2018)
  148. Innovation index 76 to 60 (2018)
  149. Competitiveness index 71 to 39
  150. Logistics performance index 54 to 35
  151. Global peace index 141 to 137
  152. DBR ranking 100 to 77
  153. India ranks 3rd in global start up ecosystem
  154. 06 crore jobs in MSME sector based on CII data
  155. 448 million formal jobs based on EPFO, NPS and PPF data
  156. 10 crore jobs in entrepreneurship via mudra and other schemes
  157. 80% increase in tax payers, 51.3 % increase in gross tax revenue
  158. Black Money report card - Voluntary income declaration scheme (Rs 65250 crore), IT search and survey operations (35,460 crore), Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana(5000 crore), Benami transactions Act (4300 crore), Black Money and Imposition of Tax Act (4100 crore)
160 Rs 6000 financial assiatence for pregnant women
161/1 . Sagarmala: port capacity increase from 8 to 14.7 lakh ton, cargo up from 89 to 116 MMT 8 new national waterways including ganga waterway NW-1 and Brahmaputra waterway NW-2.
161/2. domestic cruise service between Mumbai and Goa, ro-ro services on Ghoga-Dahej reducing travel distance from 294 to 31 km
161/3. New international cruise terminals at Chennai and Goa, railway line between Haridaspur and Paradip underway, LNG import terminal at Kamarajar port, Oil berth ai Jawahar Dweep,Coal berth at Mangalore port
161/4 . deep draft Iron ore berth at Paradip berth, JNPT SEZ, Kandla and Paradip smart industrial port city, largest dry dock and international ship repair facility at CSL, modernisation of 17 fishing harbours
  1. 800 km Delhi-Mumbai Expressway underway
  2. Replacement of bio-toilets with upgraded vacuum bio toilets in trains underway. Order for 500 placed on experimental basis.
  3. No terror strikes in hinterland
  4. 103 new KVs
  5. 62 new Navodaya Vidyalayas
  6. 6 new IITs against 16 in previous 57 years
  7. 6 new IIMs against 13 in previous 57 years
  8. 7 IIITs against 7 in previous 57 years
  9. 02 new IISER
  10. 12 new AIIMS against 7 in previous 57 years.
  11. 141 new universities against 30 in previous 57 years
  12. 01 new NIT
  13. Life Insurances @ Rs 12 annual and @ Rs 12 monthly premiums
  14. Atal Pension Yojana
  15. Pension to 42 crore people of unorganised sector
  16. Ambedkar memorial
  17. BHIM application for digital payments
  18. Khelo India Initiative for tracking of athletes' development, Rs 5 lk per annum scholarship for 1000 budding athletes per year for eight years each; monthly Rs 50000 out-of -pocket exptr, 2000 PETs, salary cap of coaches doubled from Rs 1-2 lk per month, target 15 yrs
  19. Special Task Force for Olympics
  20. RERA Act
  21. Bullet train maiden project
182/1. Rs 6.92 lakh crore Bharatmala project, 44 economic corridors with 9000 km road, 2000 km port connectivity, 9000km roads to connect district HQs with NH,
182/2. 2000 km road with Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, opening up of 185 choke points, road development to char dham, 12 greenfield expressways spanning 1900 km
  1. 36 murtis retrieved and brought back to India in 2014-2019 under India Pride Project against 02 between 2000-2013, 02 in 90s, 03 in 80s, 01 in 70s and nil in 50s and 60s
  2. Unemployment rate 3.8% against 13.8 % in 2013
  3. India is a less-cash society now
  4. Develpment of Trincomalee and Columbo port while checkmating China's Hambantota by taking operations of near by (15 km away) Mattala Rajapaksha International Airport
  5. Plugging the 'double taxation avoidance' black money loophole through a new tax agreement with Mauritius
  6. Deal with Switzerland for automatic tax data sharing from 01 Jan 2019
189/1 Varanasi - Varanasi ring road phase 1 completed, phase 2 underway, inland waterways terminal, Babatpur airport highway, 140 MLD Dinaput STP, facelift to railway station, big cow shelter for stray cattle, BPO centre, piped gas project, Varanasi-Balia rail project,
189/2. Vande Bharat Express, Kashi Vishwanath temple - Ganga Ghat corridor project, renovation of all bathings ghats, LED illuminations of ghats and major roads, underground electricity cabling,
189/3. new sewage plants, 02 cancer treatment facilities, 65th to 29th rank in swachhata sarvekshan (2016), 90% ODF district.
  1. Creation of 100 Smart cities, 100 crore per year per city for 05 years, 500 acres for retrofitting, 50 acres for redevelopment, 250 acres for green field projects, 10% of energy from renewable resources, 80% of green building construction, special purpose vehicles.
191/1 Development of 500 AMRUT cities underway, urbanization project of rejuvenation and transformation which includes beach front development, prevention of beach erosion, improvement of water supply, replacement of pipelines,
191/2. New sewerage connections, greenery and open spaces, digital and smart facilities, e-governance, LED streetlights, public transport, storm water drainage projects in a phased manner, Target date 2022
  1. Increase in Child Sex Ratio (CSR) in 104 BBBP (Beti Bachao Beti Padhao) districts, anti-natal care registration in 119 districts and institutional deliveries in 146 out of total 640 districts as in Mar 18. CSR of Haryana increased from 871 to 914.
  2. International Yoga Day
  3. Aspirational Districts Programme: 115 'backward' districts placed under 'prabharis' and for competitive development on the basis of 49 performance indicators, target year 2022.
195/1. Make in India: 16.4 lakh crore investment committments, 1.5 lakh crore investment inquiries, 60 bn USD FDI, 26 sectors covered, 23 positions jump in World Bank's Doing Business Report (DBR), 32 places in WEF's Global Competitiveness Index (GCI),
195/2 19 places in Logistics Performance Index, 42 places in Ease of Doing Business index, schemes include Bharatmala, Sagarmala, dedicate freight corridors, industrial corridors, UDAN-RCS, Bharat Broadband Network, Digital India.
  1. 251 Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) and Post Office Passport Seva kendras (POPSKs) against 77 till 2014, target of one PSK every 50 km across India.
  2. Unanimous election of Justice Dalveer Bhandari to ICJ forcing UK to pull out own nominee Christopher Greenwood, demonstrating India's clout in international arena.
  3. India Post Payments Bank: India's biggest banking outreach with 1.55 lakh post offices (2.5 times banking network) linked to IPPB system
  4. Philip Kotler award, Seoul Peace prize, Champion of the Earth Award, Grand Collar of the State of Palestine, Amir Abdulla Khan Award, King Abdulaziz Sash award, Amir Amanullah Khan award.
  5. 1900 gifts and memorabilia received by Modi auctioned and 11.7 crores added to Namami Gange fund, 1.4 c of Seoul Peace award also to Nammami Gange.
New Adds
  1. Removal of article 370 and thereby also 35a after several decades.
  2. Giving citizenship to persecuted minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan through passing of CAA.
  3. Trust for creation of Ram Mandir underway.
  4. Abolishment of Haj subsidy.
  5. Abolishment and criminalization of instant triple talak.
  6. Deal with Bodo community.
  7. Getting Maulana Masood Azhar listed as an UN designated terrorist.

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WHILE WE WERE FIXED ON CAA RIOTS. THIS TOO HAPPENED!

  1. US dilutes Iran oil sanction. INDIA to go ahead on Chabahar port work. Foreign Secretary Jaishankar in IRAN.
  2. India-IRAN will trade in INR to save lot of our FOREX reserves!
  3. Biggest train bridge approved that will reduce travel time between Assam & Arunachal from 600 km to 40 km
  4. In-land water transport extended to reduce logistic costs.
  5. Petrol price reduced in India as Saudi /UAE decide to help India.
  6. India adds stealth force to our MOUNTAIN CORPS, strategically important for mountain war fare with Chinese.
  7. India jumps in electricity accessibility ranking from 99th to 26th, a huge movement of 73 positions.
  8. Special Economic Zones being set up in next 6 months to boost MAKE IN INDIA and Exports to create more job opportunity.
  9. Hyundai to set up new plant in Chennai for local manufacture of their very efficient electric car.
  10. Flexi fare in some trains to be removed starting April 2020.
  11. GST collection rose from ₹ 85K crs per month to ₹95K crs and last month it crossed ₹100K crs , 95% of input credit is cleared within next month and compensation to state for short fall has reduced in last three months....no state is now against GST since it has released lot of admin pressure from state govt....
  12. Opening of Sikkim airport is considered one of the best in the recent times by international aviation teams.
  13. Statue of Unity became biggest attraction for Indian & Global Tourists! In the first week of December it earned revenues of ₹2.1 crs in ticket collection alone!
  14. Mumbai local train network will be completely revamped in next 5 to 6 yrs....
  15. Foreign enemy property is going to be auctioned soon. Govt expected to fetch revenues in excess of ₹ 1 lakh Crores!
  16. Indian Army destroyed several terror camps, BAT HQ, damaged Brigade HQ of Pakistan Army resulting in dozens of Pakistani casualties.
  17. India tested successfully nextgen Pinaka Missiles with range of 90 km!
  18. India tested modified Akash supersonic Missiles fitted with indigenous RamJet engines placing us in the top three Nations!
  19. Modi has supercharged MAKE IN INDIA program by placing orders for 83 more TEJAS MK1A Aircrafts and promised additional order of 200 Aircrafts if HAL/ADA develop AMCA with 6th Gen features powered by indigenous 120 KN jet engines by 2024!
  20. india’s entry into UNSC is closer than ever with all 4 permanent members and 10 out of 12 non permanent members supporting us! This support is the highest so far!
  21. Fiially, Pakistan judiciary and Army is at loggerhead and some massive political change is soon expected!
Our media does not tell you these but will speak only about crime, dirty politics and not about above achiements of the Govt.
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Forex Reserves Weekly Update #1 (February 07, 2020) - Total: $18.74 Billion (+0.49%); In SBP: $12.43 Billion (+1.28%)

The percentage changes are compared to the last week.
Source
The same website archived on February 15, 2020
Size of Foreign Exchange Reserves in the State Bank of Pakistan over the last 4 weeks:
January 17, 2020 - $11.5037 Billion USD
January 24, 2020 - $11.9152 Billion USD
January 31, 2020 - $12.2737 Billion USD
February 07, 2020 - $12.4308 Billion USD
The SBP updates data on its foreign exchange reserves every Thursday.
USD/PKR Exchange Rates over the last 5 weeks (data from XE at 10:00 UTC):
January 17, 2020 - 154.53 PKUSD
January 24, 2020 - 154.54 PKUSD
January 31, 2020 - 154.46 PKUSD
February 07, 2020 - 154.41 PKUSD
February 14, 2020 - 154.17 PKUSD
I'll see how long I can continue this for.
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Some news you may have missed out on part 134.

-Rupee continues to recover, gains Rs4.16 in four months
The Pakistani rupee has maintained a gradual uptrend against the US dollar since the beginning of current fiscal year in July and is anticipated to gain more ground in the remaining eight months amid expectations of increase in foreign currency inflows.
The rupee gradually strengthened Rs4.16 or 2.60% in the past around four months to Rs155.88 to the US dollar in the inter-bank market on Friday, according to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). “The rupee may recover to 145 to the greenback by June 30, 2020,” Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP) President Malik Bostan projected while talking to The Express Tribune.
Further: -In a positive development, Pakistani Rupee hits highest level of four months against US dollar
The Pakistani rupee has shown recovery against the US dollar as the US currency reached the lowest level in four months.
-ExxonMobil to help build LNG terminal in Pakistan
After getting a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply contract from private-sector consumers, US energy giant ExxonMobil is planning to build the third LNG terminal in Karachi as a joint-venture partner.
Some time ago, ExxonMobil, in collaboration with Pakistan’s exploration and production companies, drilled an offshore well to search for hydrocarbon reserves in the Arabian Sea. However, the effort could not prove successful. Now, in a new venture with Energas consortium, the US firm is going to invest in setting up an LNG terminal in Pakistan.
-Pakistan's Hindu community celebrates Diwali today in a renovated temple reopened by the Pakistan government after 72 years
he country’s Hindu community is celebrating the annual religious festival of Diwali. The religious festivities are expected to take place in Shawala Teja Singh Temple, located in Sialkot, after 72 years.
All preparations for the upcoming festival have been completed. The festival of Diwali is being seen as more of a cultural than a religious one as people from other faiths will celebrate alongside members of the Hindu community.
The temple, where the festivities will take place, was closed down in 1947. The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) and certain members of the Hindu community decided to open the temple a few months ago, after which the renewal and renovation work had begun. Now, for the first time, this temple is going to celebrate a religious ceremony.
-Tax Returns Filed Per Day in 2019 Have Increased by 127 Percent: FBR Chairman
Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi has announced that on average, tax returns filed per day in 2019 have risen by 127 percent compared to last year. In a Twitter post, Zaidi shared details of the tax returns filed so far. As per the records, the number of tax returns filed in 2019 till October 25 stands at 918,027, as compared to 585,209 tax returns filed in the same period last year.
Zaidi said that as of November, the FBR will impose strict measures against unauthorized interactions and harassement between its staff and the business community. The business community is suggested to report to FBR if any person contacts them through any manner without proper authorization.
-Pakistan, Nepal agree to enhance trade ties
President Dr. Arif Alvi on Saturday held a meeting with the Nepal’s Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on the sidelines of 18th Non Aligned Movement Summit in Baku, ARY News reported.
According to a statement issued by the ministry, both the leaders affirmed to enhance trade ties between the two countries and expressed their desire to further strengthen the bonds of friendship. Matters of mutual interest, bilateral relations, regional peace, grave human rights violations and humanitarian crisis in occupied Kashmir and other issues were came under discussion in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, President Alvi briefed the Nepalese prime minister on Indian illegal actions in occupied Kashmir. He expressed hope that Nepal will play its role as SAARC chair, for strengthening peace and stability in the region.
-CPEC enters into 2nd phase: Poverty, agriculture, B2B initiatives prime focus: Khusro
Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar Wednesday said the CPEC has now entered into its second phase with focus on poverty alleviation, agriculture and B2B industrial cooperation.
“The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government's economic reform measures will strengthen the country's economy as the investors' confidence is rebounding due to corrective measures," the minister expressed these views while talking to Australian High Commissioner Dr Geoffrey Shaw who called on him on Wednesday. Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan was also present in the meeting.
While discussing bilateral relations and foreign investment in various sectors in Pakistan especially in Gwadar, the minister said that ongoing phase of CPEC will bring about socioeconomic benefits for the welfare of the people. He said that CPEC offers enormous potential to boost national economy and reduce poverty.
-Pakistan's Defence Exports have reached USD 212.6 MILLION IN 2018-2019
According to the Pakistan Ministry of Defence Production’s (MoDP) “First Year Performance Report,” the country had registered $212.6 million US in defence exports from August 2018 to August 2019.
Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) booked the highest value at $184.38 million US, which was followed by Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) at $7.13 million US and Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) at $1.3 million US. In addition, private sector firms booked $19.36 million US in sales.
No additional breakdowns were provided by the MoDP. It is likely that PAC’s exports were fueled by co-production work for FC-1/JF-17 sales to Myanmar and/or Nigeria. Though an agreement was signed with Turkey for the sale of 52 Super Mushshak basic trainers, it is unclear if PAC has started manufacturing these aircraft.
-DRAP to launch countrywide drive against substandard, spurious medicines
The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) is launching a countrywide campaign against substandard medicines, the PM’s Special Assistant on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza said while addressing the federal and provincial drug inspectors in Islamabad on Thursday.
He said a crackdown is being launched throughout the country to eradicate the menace of unregistered, spurious and sub-standard medicine. In addition to medicine quality, he added, DRAP will also take stern action against violation of fixed prices of medicines.
-Foreign exchange: SBP reserves increase $79m to $7.89b
The foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank increased 1.14% on a weekly basis, according to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday.
Earlier, the reserves had spiralled downwards, falling below the $7-billion mark, which raised concern over Pakistan’s ability to meet its financing requirements. However, financial assistance from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and other friendly nations helped shore up the foreign exchange reserves.
On October 18, the foreign currency reserves held by the SBP were recorded at $7,892.7 million, up $79 million compared with $7,813.7 million in the previous week. The report cited no reason for the increase in reserves, which stood below the $8-billion mark.
-Ease of business: Pakistan up 28 places on World Bank index
Pakistan has jumped up 28 places on the World Bank’s (WB) Ease of Doing Business Index and secured a place among the top 10 countries with the most improved business climate – a development that will greatly improve Islamabad’s image abroad,
Pakistan carried out six reforms that helped improving its ranking from 136 to 108, according to the WB’s annual flagship report, ‘Ease of Doing Business 2020’, released on Thursday. It turned out to be the sixth global reformer and first in South Asia that brought ease in doing business in the last one year.
The fewer are the regulations the better is the ranking on the index. The key to attain perfection is to cut the bureaucracy hindering business activities in the name of various regulations and procedures.
-CM approves Rs 500m for Punjab Housing & Town Planning Agency
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has given approval of Rs 500 million for Punjab Housing & Town Planning Agency. He gave approval while presiding over a high-level meeting at CM Office here on Monday. During the meeting progress on Naya Pakistan Housing Project for low-income persons was reviewed and detailed briefing was also given to the participants on Naya Pakistan Housing strategy.
While addressing the meeting, Usman Buzdar said that obstacles should be removed in order to ensure completion of Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme and financial conditions of common man should be kept in mind while chalking out housing policy of the project. All out attention should be paid while constructing small houses in the province, he added. It has also been decided during the meeting to launch rural housing project in 17 model villages.
-KSE 100 gains 204 points amid improved sentiments
The benchmark KSE 100 Index depicted remarkable progress as it gained around 204 points and concluded at 33,861-level.It was a busy start to the week at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) with earnings season hitting its peak, while volumes remained at par with previous weeks’ average.
Biggest single day investment in treasury bills in the previous week of estimated US $87.5 million, increasing total investment to US$440 million since July 2019 was the major rally point in the market sentiments.
The bourse recorded an intraday low of 33,572.36 soon after the commencement of the session. However, after regaining the momentum, the index marked its day’s high at 34,008.35 adding 350.89 points. It settled higher by 204.13 points at 33,861.59. The KMI 30 Index accumulated 386.53 points to settle at 55,155.92, while the KSE All Share Index managed to gain 86.13 points, ending at 24,543.78.
-Sindh to reserve 0.5% job quota for transgender persons
The Sindh Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to reserve 0.5 per cent quota in government jobs for transgender persons. “I want to bring transgender people into the mainstream,” said Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah during the cabinet meeting. “We want to make them an asset for our society.”
CM Murad congratulated the transgender community on behalf of the cabinet and advised them to improve their education. Around 41,000 positions are vacant in different government departments across Sindh out of which 206 will be given to transgender people.
A spokesperson from the chief minister’s house stated that out of the 41,000 available jobs 16,000 positions will be filled this fiscal year. Rest of the positions will be filled in the period of next three years.
-Malaysia's Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments despite India palm oil boycott
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday he would not retract his criticism of New Delhi’s actions in occupied Kashmir despite Indian traders calling for an unprecedented boycott of Malaysian palm oil.
The impasse could exacerbate what Mahathir described as a trade war between the world’s second biggest producer and exporter of the commodity and its biggest buyer so far this year.
India’s top vegetable oil trade body on Monday asked its members to stop buying Malaysian palm oil after Mahathir said at the United Nations General Assembly last month that India had “invaded and occupied” Kashmir.
-“World’s two major companies setting up solar panel plants in Pakistan”
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry announced on Monday that the world’s two major solar panel firms will establish their plants in Pakistan. The minister tweeted saying “good news gets lost in political plays, yet I am very happy that the world’s two major companies are setting up solar panel’s plants in Pakistan.”
Chaudhry added that China’s second-largest Lithium battery producer will also set up its workshop in Pakistan. The Lithium battery-powered buses will also be manufactured in Pakistan, the tweet further said. The Minister for Science and Technology was recently on a visit to Beijing where he met various Chinese officials and the country’s business leaders.
-Pakistan Navy organizes free medical camp in Balochistan
Navy organized a free medical camp in the village Dam of Balochistan in collaboration with Sahil and Ulfat welfare foundations. According to the spokesperson of Pakistan Navy, specialist doctors of surgical, medical, skin, gynecology, child and general medically inspected patients at the camp. Over 700 patients were provided with free medical treatment, medicines and ordinary surgical facilities.
-Lahore to get Tram service soon
Citizens of Lahore are getting a modern-day tram service soon, based on the famous British-era tram service. In this regard, the Punjab Transport Department has inked an agreement with CRSC International, a Chinese company specializing in rail transportation control systems, and Inkon Group of the Czech Republic.
The development of the project is divided into several phases. In the first phase, a 35 km track will be constructed on Canal Road, Lahore. Up to 50 trams will run on this track. Once operational, the trams will be able to carry 35,000 passengers in 1 hour. The trams will be powered through electricity and batteries. A single tram will have a service life of around 40 years. 2 tram depots will be constructed at different locations as well.
-10 Pakistani Universities Ranked Among the World’s Best in ‘University Impact Rankings 2019’
Ten Pakistani universities have been ranked among the top universities in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE)’s list. THE is a weekly UK-based magazine that issues its annual list of world’s most influential universities.
The list called ‘University Impact Rankings 2019’ has included 10 Pakistani varsities in different categories, including Gender Equality, Good Health and Well-being, Quality Education, Decent Work, Economic Growth, and others. According to the magazine, the rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
-PM Imran Khan inaugurates China-Hub Power Generation Plant in Balochistan
Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said that Pakistan is moving forward through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. Addressing inaugural ceremony of China Hub Power Generation Plant in Balochistan, he said this is the first joint project under the CPEC umbrella and he is very happy after inaugurating it.
“The government will facilitate joint collaboration between Pakistani and Chinese businesses in various sectors.”, he said. PM Imran Khan said with the help of coal reserves in Thar, Pakistan can generate huge amount of electricity, which can be enough for at least 100 years.
-Punjab Forest Department develops ‘record keeping’ mechanism
Department of Forest Punjab is managing 1.6 million acres of forest land area – 67 per cent of the entire forest land area in Punjab – under the Geographic Information System (GIS), Pakistan Today learnt reliably on Friday. The program enabled the forests department to ensure sound management and introduce state of the art record-keeping and mapping methods.
‘Development of GIS-Based Forest Management Information System in Punjab’ was approved at PC-1 with a cost of Rs75 million and a gestation period of 36 months (2016-2019) has allowed for transfer of all forest resources and inventories into IT-based inventory systems and achieved extensive field surveys, rapid data collection and its processing for development of the forestry sector on efficient lines.
-Hutchison Port Holdings announces $240m investment in Pakistan
Prime Minister Imran Khan has welcomed $240 million foreign investment from Hutchison Port Holdings, a Hong Kong-based port operator. A delegation of Hutchison Port Holdings, led by its Group Managing Director Eric Ip, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday. Other delegation members included HPH Middle East & Africa Managing Director Andy Tsoi and Middle East & Africa Business Director Eric Ng.
Maritime Affairs Minister Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Adviser to PM on Commerce Abdul Razzaq Dawood, Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, Ambassador-at-Large for Foreign Investment Ali Jehangir Siddiqui and Board of Investment Chairman Zubair Haider Gilani were also present on the occasion. Group Managing Director Eric Ip apprised the prime minister of Hutchison’s fresh investment into Pakistan approximating $240 million which will enhance the new container terminal capacity at the Karachi Port, and increase Hutchison Ports’ total investment in Pakistan to $1 billion.
-Punjab's tax collection jumps 44%
Punjab’s tax collection registered a 44% growth to Rs77 billion in first quarter of the ongoing fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of previous year, despite tough conditions of the federal government for the provinces to get a share in the federal divisible pool of resources. Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht disclosed this at a review meeting of the Finance Department on Monday.
The meeting was briefed that despite the financial backlog left by the previous government, the current government gave a surplus budget of Rs233 billion in order to meet financial requirements of the federal government to comply with conditions of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan programme.
-‘SECP recognised as 7th most effective regulator in world’
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has been recognised as the “7th most effective regulator” by the World Economic Forum in its ‘Global Competitiveness Report-2019’.
“Pakistan was ranked as the 52nd most dynamic economy in the world. The country secured this by improving 15 points from last year, as it stood at 67th in 2018,” said a statement issued by Mishal Pakistan, Country Partner at WEF’s Institute of the Future of Economic Progress System Initiative, on Wednesday. “The progress of Pakistan’s competitiveness was due to the achievements made during the last 12 months.”
The most effective improvements were made due to the initiative and strategies adopted by the apex regulator for the corporate sector and the capital markets; supervision and regulation of insurance, non-banking financial companies and private pension schemes. The SECP improved Pakistan’s competitiveness rankings by improving the “number of days to start a business”, where Pakistan was ranked at the 90th position compared with 96th in 2018.
-Pakistan China bilateral trade crosses $19 billion, highest ever in history
Pakistan Ambassador to China , Naghmana Hashmi has said the bilateral trade volume between Pakistan and China has now touched US $ 19.08 billion and both countries aimed to raise it further.
“The bilateral trade volume between Pakistan and China has now touched US$ 19.08. We aim to raise it further,” Ambassador Hashmi said joint ventures in defence production have led to the manufacture of the MBT 2000 Al-Khalid Tank and JF-17 Thunder, a fighter aircraft. “On the diplomatic front, the two countries are committed to protecting and promoting multilateralism and upholding the United Nations (UN)Charter, while our cooperation has extended to science and technology, socioeconomic sectors and nuclear cooperation for peaceful purposes,” she added.
-Foreign Company Agrees to Drop $6 Billion Penalty, Re-Invest in Reko Diq: Reports
The International Center of Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) had slapped the country with a $6 billion penalty for revoking the contract without prior knowledge back in 2009. Soon after the development, the Prime Minister had empowered his financial team to contact the executives of the Tethyan Copper Company (TCC) to reach an out-of-court settlement and avoid the penalty.
Reportedly, after the Pakistan authority’s approach, the company has not only agreed to take back the penalty but has also agreed to invest in the project again. As per media reports, PM Imran Khan contacted the TCC management and discussed the prospects of the matter. He assured the company his full support if they wanted to revise the investment plan for the project. The company will reportedly withdraw its appeal from the ICSID, while Pakistan will compensate for their damages due to the cancelation of the contract.
-Current account deficit shrinks massive 64pc
The country’s current account deficit (cad) in the first quarter of current fiscal year declined by a huge 64 per cent mainly on the back of a 21pc reduction in the imports bill.
The State Bank’s latest data issued on Friday showed the current account deficit for July-September FY20 clocked in at $1.548 billion compared to $4.287bn in the same period last fiscal year; a decline of $2.739bn.
The reduced current account deficit is a positive omen for the government, which is struggling with slow economic growth and high inflation. However, despite massive decline in rupee’s value, the country’s exports have failed to register any noticeable increase during the period.
-Food imports down 24pc, exports up 14pc in Q1 FY20
Food group imports into the country during the first quarter of the current financial year (July-Sept 2019-20) decreased considerably by 24.7pc, whereas exports increased by 13.98pc compared with the corresponding period of last year.
The import of food commodities into the country during the period under review came down from $1.45 billion to $1 billion, whereas the exports increased from $864 million to $984.7 million, according to latest data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
-Chinese Smartphone Company Realme to build mobile phone manufacturing factory in Pakistan
Chinese company Realme's Director of Marketing in Pakistan Mr He Shunzi in an interview disclosed that Realme is planning to set up the mobile phone manufacturing factory in Pakistan. He told that company is inspecting locations in Islamabad, Peshawar, and Faisalabad Industrial Estate for suitable land. Pakistani mobile market offers guaranteed capital as Realme ranked top five android brands in Pakistan in less than nine months, capturing 8% of total market share, he added.
-Chinese Coal Giant Wants to Convert Thar’s Coal to Diesel
China’s Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group will help convert Thar’s coal into oil and the talks between the two parties are underway. The Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group is a subsidiary of China’s biggest coal producer, the Shenhua Group and the company already has the world’s largest plant for converting coal into diesel, with an annual production capacity of 4 million tons in Ningxia in its portfolio.
The agreement, if signed, will be a ‘game-changer’ for Pakistan, believes Adviser to Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar, who accompanied Imran Khan on his recent visit to China. The Pakistani delegation held talks with the Shenhua Group during the trip:
-In a positive development, Pakistan projected among top 20 rising economic growth engines of the World
Pakistan projected among 20 top rising economic growth engines of the World that would dominate the global growth in next 5 years. Pakistan has been projected as one of 20 countries that will dominate global growth in five years time in 2024, an assessment made by Bloomberg using data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
-In a positive development, Pakistan textile exports register increase
Textile exports from the country increased by 2.95pc during the first quarter of the current fiscal year (July-Sept FY20) compared with the corresponding period of the last fiscal year. The textile exports during the period under review were recorded at $3,371.974 million as against the exports of $3,275.303 million during July-September 2018-19, according to latest data by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
The textile commodities that contributed to the positive growth included raw cotton, exports of which grew by 53.65pc, from $7.047 million to $10.828 million. Similarly, the exports of yarn (other than cotton yarn) increased by 21.95pc, from $7.759 million last year to $9.462 million, while that of knitwear surged by 11.14pc, from $701.393 million to $779.548 million.
-Kartarpur Corridor will open to public on November 9: PM Imran
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday announced that Pakistan will inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9. The premier’s announcement came via a Facebook post in which he said that construction work on the Pakistani side had entered the final stage. “Pakistan is all set to open its doors for Sikhs from all across the globe,” he wrote. “World’s largest Gurdwara will be visited by Sikhs from across India and other parts of the world,” he said.
-'$1.2b penalty in Karkey case likely to be waived'
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and senior lawyer Babar Awan has said that the $1.2 billion penalty that Pakistan has to pay to Turkey’s Karkey rental power plant is likely to be waived.
“International institutions, through high-level backdoor contacts, have agreed to waive off the penalty. This is very good news for Pakistan,” said Awan while addressing the media on Friday. “International institutions have shown their trust in Prime Minister Imran Khan,” he added.
-Punjab Govt to Introduce a Unified Tax Collection System
Punjab government is contemplating the introduction of a unified tax collection system in the province. The unified system will streamline the tax collection process and facilitate the taxpayers. At the moment, Punjab Revenue Department, Excise and Taxation Department, and local administrations collect taxes in Punjab. On Sunday, Finance Minister of Punjab, Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, headed a meeting of Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA). Bakht said that a special tax management unit will be set up at the Punjab finance department that will unify tax collection all across the country.
-PM To Launch Clean Green Pakistan Index for Multiple Cities
Prime Minister’s Adviser on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam, said that Imran Khan will launch the Clean Green Pakistan Index (CGPI) at a grand launching ceremony on October 30. The initiative is aimed at introducing competition among cities on various indicators, including public access to clean drinking water, safe sanitation, effective solid waste management, and tree plantation.
The prime minister will announce a six-month competition among 19 cities of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provinces, he added. The adviser said that after six months, these cities will be ranked again and those with prominent progress will be rewarded with special federal and provincial government funds and more cities will be joining the competition.
-PM Khan Will Lay The Foundation of Baba Guru Nanak University on Oct. 28
Prime Minister Imran Khan is going to lay the foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak University on October 28. The establishment of this university in Nankana Sahib was announced earlier this year when PM Khan was in the town for a Spring Tree Plantation Campaign.
-Sindh govt invites bids for Dhabeji SEZ
The Sindh government has launched the well-connected Dhabeji Special Economic Zone in district Thatta near Port Qasim, according to a statement issued on Monday. In this connection, the Sindh Economic Zones Management Company (SEZMC), being the provincial SEZ custodian, has invited proposals for the development and operation of Dhabeji project through an advertisement published in leading national and international newspapers.
Dhabeji SEZ was highlighted in the recent meeting of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Joint Working Group on Industrial Cooperation. The senior officials of China’s National Development Reforms Commission (NDRC) appreciated the Sindh government on the progress made so far. The Sindh government launched the project through an international competitive bidding process as a build-up to the upcoming 10th Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) meeting between China and Pakistan, which would be held next month.
-Rice exports surge 51pc in first quarter FY20
Rice exports from the country during the first quarter of the financial year 2019-20 grew by 50.76pc as compared to the corresponding period last year. During the July-September period, about 839,356 metric tonnes of rice, worth $470.584 million, were exported as compared the exports of 551.5,86 metric tonnes, valuing $312.147 million, during the same period of FY19.
According to data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports of basmati rice increased by 47.29pc, as 212,873 metric tonnes of basmati rice ($194.669 million) were exported during the first quarter of FY20, as compared the 127,669 metric tonnes ($132.166 million) in the same period of last year. Meanwhile, 34,090 metric tonnes of fish and fish preparations worth $79.549 million were also exported in the period under review as compared to the exports of 25,859 metric tonnes valuing $67.294 million during the same period of last year.
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IMF Strict Conditions- A Major Threat to the Country’s Economy

IMF Strict Conditions- A Major Threat to the Country’s Economy
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The direction of the country’s economy needs to be corrected otherwise; the current economic condition may lead to great haram in the near future.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Shahid Rasheed Butt said, “A 17% increase in revenue and enhanced forex reserves amid economic slowdown are surprising and indicate that country is not heading in the right direction.”
Despite the steady economic growth of the country, the revenue was still increasing due to the business community targeted to pay tax by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) officials.
Shahid Rasheed Butt informed that an ambitious revenue target set by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) couldn’t be met by the Federal Board of Revenue.
Due to the fragile economy, delayed refunds, and various other issues, exports in January recorded a reduction of 3.4% to $1.96 billion.
“Attracting foreign funds with high-interest rates can be repatriated any time that will unleash another crisis in Pakistan, therefore many economic exports are warning against this policy, Butt remarked.
President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain indicated the crucial need for revising the IMF conditions. The strict IMF terms should not be a major vulnerability to the economy of the country, he added.
Although IMF program has diminished current account deficit and reinforced forex reserves yet, it has affected the growth rate, business, employment, and production. The IMF reports to increase taxes are practically disturbing, Zahid Hussain shared.
He noted that the growth rate has already been fallen to 60% to get $ 6 billion which resulted in unemployment and increased liquidation.
Mian Zahid Hussain further said, “After the IMF deal, Rupee saw record erosion in its value but it hasn’t helped to improve the exports as expected while the public debt rose to unsustainable levels.”
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India should reclaim POK in the eminent face of bankruptcy faced by Pakistan

Pakistan faces it's worst economic situation sinces decades. Their Forex reserves is less than $10 billion which can barely pay imports of few weeks. Currently, Pakistan is facing blacklisting from FTFF which would mean decrease in foreign investments and borrowings. IMF is sceptical to give major loans considering the loan is being used to repay Chinese debt. The $6 billion IMF loan is conditional and uncertain. Their economy cannot support retaliation.
It's not feasible for India to go into full blown war while we should aim for reclaiming our lost territories in kashmir. While it may have negative impact on the Indian economy but on the long term prospects this is a boon for India. This would prevent China's reach in the Indian Ocean if we block the CPEC route.
India spent US$52 billion in 2018 for defense budget which is poised to increase in years to come. If we add the cumulative for the next 10 yrs, we would be spending more than $600 billion (adjusted to inflation) in defense budget. It's terrible that this amount could have been used in infrastructure, health, technology, agriculture is being used to fight against Pakistan. If we manage to get POK, it would give us strategic and morale victory while simultaneously reduce our future defence budgets by fractions. Let's have a constructive debate, no need for expletives.
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India's Forex Reserves Crossed $500 billion Complete Explained in hindi India Forex Reserves Hit 500 Billion USD Mark First Time,Half trillion reserves. Foreign Exchange Reserves in Pakistan Decreased  Foreign Reserves  SBP  PAKISTANI ECONOMY  RBTV IMF Report Pakistan's Foreign Exchange Reserves is now reached Negative $ 0.7bn Foreign Exchange Reserves: Increase in Foreign Exchange Reserves of Pakistan  CURRENT ECONOMY

In order for a company to be registered to trade financial instruments in Pakistan, it should have a minimum equity capital in the amount of 20 million Pakistani Rupee or about 160 000 USD, 10% of which should be kept as a reserve with the State Bank of Pakistan. The top 10 nations in terms of foreign currency reserves had combined reserve assets of $8.9 trillion as of January 2020, more than 40% of which was accounted for by China and Hong Kong. Article Foreign Exchange Reserves in Pakistan increased to 18881 USD Million in February from 18658.10 USD Million in January of 2020. Foreign Exchange Reserves in Pakistan averaged 15981.06 USD Million from 1998 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 24025.80 USD Million in October of 2016 and a record low of 1973.60 USD Million in December of 1999. This page provides the latest reported value for KARACHI: Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves rose to $17.397 billion in the week ended March 29 from $15.473 billion in the previous week, the central bank said on Thursday.The reserves held... Pakistan foreign exchange reserves surged to $18.01 billion with the fresh inflows of $582 million from various global agencies by the end of 2019. According to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP

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