TABLE – Pakistan reserves increase $139.1 mln to $12,608.4 week ending Aug 13

    KARACHI, Pakistan, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Pakistan's foreign
exchange reserves decrease $139.1 million to $12,608.4 million
in the week ending August 13, compared to $12,469.3 million in
the previous week, central bank said on Thursday.
     RESERVES        Week ending    Previous Week  Change/pct
   ($ billions)         Aug 13                     
 Held by the State  $12,608.4 mln   $12,469.3 mln      1.1
 Bank of Pakistan                                  
      Held by       $7,047.1 mln    $7,049.0 mln      -0.2
 commercial banks                                  
       Total        $19,655.5 mln   $19,518.3 mln      0.7
     During the week ending August 13, State Bank's reserves
increase by $139.1 million, due to proceeds of $249.4 million
from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
During the week, central bank also made government external debt
repayments to $151.0 million, State Bank said on Thursday.

 (Reporting by Syed Raza Hassan)

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