Pak foreign exchange reserves rise to $ 17.2816 bln

KARACHI: Pakistan’s total liquid foreign exchange reserves have risen to dollars 17.2816 billion, said a statement of State Bank of Pakistan issued  here on Thursday. On Jan 15, the foreign reserves held by State Bank amounted dollars 13.657 billion. Whereas, the net foreign reserves held by banks other than SBP were dollars 3.6246 billion. On Jan. 08, 2011 , the total liquid foreign exchange  reserves figured dollars 17.0909 billion – APP