RUPEES V/S DOLLAR

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Oct 12 - 18, 2009

GOLD AND US $ RATES

YEARS LEADARS GOLD US $
1972 Z.A. Bhutto Rs 271 Rs 4.7
1977 Z.A. Bhutto Rs 603 Rs 9.9
1983 Gen Ziaulhaq Rs 2,240 Rs 13.1
1987 Gen Ziaulhaq Rs 3,340 Rs 17.7
1990 Benazir Bhutto Rs 3,750 Rs 24
1991 Nawaz Sharif Rs 3,850 Rs 25
1994 Benazir Bhutto Rs 4,450 Rs 30.6
1996 Benazir Bhutto Rs 6,300 Rs 40.3
1997-99 Nawaz Sharif Rs 6,000 Rs 53
1999-08 Pervaiz Musharraf Rs 24,500 Rs 62
2009 Yousaf Raza Gilani Rs 32,405 Rs 83.3

INFLATION RATE IN PAKISTAN (%)

PERIOD SPI CPI WPI
2000-2001 4.84 4.41 6.21
2001-2002 3.37 3.54 2.08
2002-2003 3.58 3.1 5.57
2003-2004 6.83 4.57 7.91
2004-2005 11.55 9.28 6.75
2005-2006 7.02 7.92 10.1
2006-2007 10.82 7.77 6.94
2007-2008 11.01 8.67 12.64
2008-2009 23.41 20.77 18.19
2009-10 (July-Aug) 10.93 9.38 0.38

FDI IN PAKISTAN ($ mn )
YEARS FDI
2001-02 484.7
2002-03 798
2003-04 979.9
2004-05 1524
2005-06 3521
2006-07 5139.6
2007-08 5152.8
2008-09 3,721.8

EXPORTS & IMPORTS OF PAKISTAN
(Mn U.S.$)

YEARS EXPORTS IMPORTS
1984-85 2,491 5,906
1990-91 6,131 7,619
1994-95 8,137 10,394
1999-2000 8,569 10,309
2004-2005 14,391 20,598
2005-2006 16,451 28,581
2006-2007 17,278 26,989
2007-2008 20,427 35,397
2008-2009 (P) 19,212 31,668

REGION WISE CURRENCY RATES INTERMS OF (1) US $

COUNTRY CURRENCY 25/8/2008 7/10/2009   CHANGE
Afghanistan Afghani 42.8  48.93  6.13
Bangladesh Taka 59.6  68.6  9
China Yuan 6.857  6.827  (0.03)
India Rupee 43.69  46.71  3.02
Indonesia Rupiah 9179.34  9445  265.66
Japan Yen 109.12  89.44 (19.68) 
Korea (south) Won 1078.81  1170.14 91.32 
Malaysia Ringgit 3.37  3.43  0.06
Pakistan Rupee 75.94 83.18   7.24
Philippines Peso 45.57  46.77 1.2 
Singapore Dollar 1.415562  1.40  (0.01)
Sri lanka Rupee 107.68  114.78  7.1
Thailand Baht 34.09711  33.31  (0.78)

PAK/US 10 YEARS EXCHANGE RATES

YEARS DOLLAR RATES
1998 54.00
1999 53.9
2000 60.55
2001 61.35
2002 58.12
2003 57.35
2004 59.82
2005 59.9
2006 60.68
2007 61.5
2008 78.8

EXCHANGE RATE OF PAKISTAN DURING 2008-09

COUNTRY CURRENCY (7-10-2009) (02-01-2008) CHANGE
USA UD$ 83.18 61.45 (21.73)
United Kingdom Pound 132.26 121.93 (10.33)
Euro Euro 122.27 89.88 (32.39)
Canada C$ 78.43 61.99 (16.44)
Switzerland Swiss franc 80.88 54.28 (26.6)
Australia Aus$ 73.9 54.08 (19.82)
Sweden Korona 11.99 9.52 (2.47)
Japan Yen 0.93 0.5496 (0.39)
Norway Krone 14.61 11.32 (3.29)
Singapore Sing$ 59.28 42.63 (16.65)
Denmark Krone 16.42 12.05 (4.37)
Saudi Arabia Riyal 22.18 16.38 (5.8)
Hong Kong HK$ 10.74 7.87 ( 2.87)
China Yuan 13.50 8.42 (5.08)
Kuwait Dinar 290.64 224.74 ( 65.9)
Malaysia Ringgit 24.27 18.57 (5.7)
New Zealand NZ$ 61.00 47.31 (13.69)
Qatar Riyal 22.86 16.88 (5.98)
UAE Dirham 22.69 16.73 (5.96)
India Rupee 1.78 1.61 (0.17)
various source

SECTOR WISE FDI INFLOWS (mn $)

SECTOR 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2007-08 (JULY-APR) 2008-09 (JULY-APR)
Oil & Gas  193.8 312.7 545.1 634.8 509.4 612.1
Financial Business 269.4 329.2 930.3 1,607.6 997.1 680.9
Textiles 39.3 47.0 59.4 30.1 25.1 28.4
Trade 52.1 118.0 172.1 175.5 139.6 147.7
Construction 42.7 89.5 157.1 88.5 77.2 76.8
Power 73.4 320.6 193.4 70.3 52.2 80.2
Chemical 51.0 62.9 46.1 78.0 66.5 58.0
Transport 10.6 18.4 30.2 73.0 6.0 0.5
Communication 517.6 1,937.7 1,898.7 1,625.3 1,164.9 828.5
Others 274.0 285.0 1,107.2 769.7 681.1 692.3
Total 1,523.9 3,521.0 5,139.6 5,152.8 3,719.1 3,205.4
Privatization Proceeds 363.0 1,540.3 266.4 133.2 133.2 -
FDI Excl. Pvt. Proceeds 1160.9 1980.7 4873.2 5,019.6 3,585.9 3,205.4
Various source:
Excl: Excluding.
Communication including IT&Telecom.