RUPEE V/S DOLLAR

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Jan 2 - 8, 2012

GOLD AND SILVER RATES IN PAKISTAN (as on Nov 26,2011)

CITY GOLD SILVER
24K 10 GRAMS 24K PER TOLA 22K 10 GRAMS 10 GRAMS
Karachi Rs. 46,885.00 Rs. 54,700.00 Rs. 42,978.00 Rs. 857.14
Hyderabad Rs. 46,885.00 Rs. 54,700.00 Rs. 42,978.00 Rs. 857.14
Lahore Rs. 46,885.00 Rs. 54,700.00 Rs. 42,978.00 Rs. 857.14
Multan Rs. 46,885.00 Rs. 54,700.00 Rs. 42,978.00 Rs. 857.14
Islamabad Rs. 46,885.00 Rs. 54,700.00 Rs. 42,978.00 Rs. 857.14
Faisalabad Rs. 46,885.00 Rs. 54,700.00 Rs. 42,978.00 Rs. 857.14
Rawalpindi Rs. 46,885.00 Rs. 54,700.00 Rs. 42,978.00 Rs. 857.14
Quetta Rs. 46,885.00 Rs. 54,700.00 Rs. 42,978.00 Rs. 857.14

PAKISTAN: FBR TAX COLLECTION (Rs. MN)

MONTHS TOTAL DIRECT TOTAL INDIRECT TAXES TAX COLLECTION
Jan-11 36,860 71,553 108,413
Feb-11 37,206 68,704 105,910
Mar-11 66,674 77,498 144,172
April-11 49,635 80,051 129,686
May-11 46,995 112,628 159,623
June-11 124,204 124,352 248,556
July-11 28,966 83,309 112,275
Aug-11 32,069 88,437 120,506
Sep-11 63,507 84,516 148,023

US $ RATES  PER PAK RUPEE

YEARS LEADARS US $
1972 Z.A. Bhutto Rs 4.7
1977 Z.A. Bhutto Rs 9.9
1983 Gen Ziaulhaq Rs 13.1
1987 Gen Ziaulhaq Rs 17.7
1990 Benazir Bhutto Rs 24
1991 Nawaz Sharif Rs 25
1994 Benazir Bhutto Rs 30.6
1996 Benazir Bhutto Rs 40.3
1997-99 Nawaz Sharif Rs 53
1999-08 Pervaiz Musharraf Rs 62
2008 to date Yousaf Raza Gilani Rs 90.45

INTEREST RATES IN PAKISTAN

DATE RATES (%)
30-Jan-10 12.5
27-Mar-10 12.5
24-May-10 12.5
2-Aug-10 13.00
30-Sep-10 13.5
30-Nov-10 14.00
1-Aug-11 13.5
9-Oct-11 to date 12.00

LIQUID FX RESERVES DURING 2010-11 (million US $)

Net reserves with SBP 14,783.6
Net reserves with banks 3,460.2
Total liquid FX reserves 18,243.8

BALANCE OF TRADE (million US $)

MONTHS EXPORTS (BOP) IMPORTS (BOP) BALANCE OF TRADE
VALUE CUMULATIVE GROWTH
RATE
VALUE CUMULATIVE GROWTH RATE
Jul-11 R 2,133 2,133 -19.8 3,160 3,160 -10.0 -1,027
Aug-11 R 2,124 4,257 -0.4 3,625 6,785 14.7 -1,501
Sep-11 R 1,885 6,142 -11.3 3,515 10,300 -3.0 -1,630
Oct-11 R 2,007 8,149 6.5 3,204 13,504 -8.8 -1,198
Nov-11 P 1,926 10,075 -4.0 2,995 16,499 -6.5 -1,069

SECTOR WISE FDI INFLOWS ($ Million)

SECTOR 2011-12 (JUL-OCT)
Oil & Gas 209.2
Financial Business -39.5
Textiles 16.2
Trade -6.7
Construction 29.1
Power 45.3
Chemical 2
Transport 6
Communication (IT&Telecom) -35.5
Others 114.1
Total including Pvt. Proceeds 340.2
Privatization Proceeds 0
FDI Excluding Pvt. Proceeds 340.2

GDP GROWTH (%)

2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
6.8 3.7 1.7 3.8 2.4

PERIOD AVERAGE AND YOY % CHANGES OF INDICES (Base 2007-08)

INDEX AVERAGES JULY-NOVEMBER % CHANGES NOVEMBER OVER NOVEMBER % CHANGES
2011-12 2010-11 2009-10 2011-12 2010-11 2009-10
CPI 11.10 14.09 8.65 10.19 14.96 9.31
SPI 8.36 18.03 8.85 3.77 22.45 10.21
WPI 16.58 18.84 7.71 11.96 20.34 13.83

PETROLEUM MONTHLY BASKET PRICES DURING 2011

MONTHS PER BARRELS US DOLLAR
Dec 107.35
Nov 110.08
Oct 106.29
Sep 107.61
Aug 106.32
Jul 111.62
Jun 109.04
May 109.94
April 118.09
Mar 109.84
Feb 100.29
Jan 92.83

PAKISTAN: INTEREST RATE SPREAD (%)

YEARS AVERAGE YIELD ON EARNING ASSETS AVERAGE COST OF INTEREST LIABILITIES SPREAD
(a) (b) (a-b)
CY98 14.0 8.5 5.4
CY99 12.7 7.7 5.0
CY00 11.3 6.6 4.7
CY01 11.2 6.1 5.1
CY02 8.7 4.3 4.5
CY03 5.7 2.0 3.8
CY04 5.0 1.5 3.5
CY05 7.5 2.6 5.0
CY06 9.1 3.9 5.2

EXCHANGE RATES DURING 2011 (MONTH ENDED)

CURRENCY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT
DOLLAR Buying 85.75 85.3 85.2 84.2 85.9 85.8 86.15 86.55 88 86.7
Selling 85.95 85.5 85.55 84.55 86.3 86.1 86.45 86.85 88.4 87.2
POUND Buying 136.48 137.74 136.4 138.6 139.5 137.5 140.1 141.6 138.5 138.7
Selling 136.8 138.07 137.9 139.8 141.5 138.8 141.7 143 140 140.6
EURO Buying 117.52 117.88 120 122.4 121.2 122 123 124.5 120.5 120.5
Selling 117.79 118.16 121.3 123.8 122.2 123.3 124.5 126 122.3 122.3
CANADIAN $ Buying 86.22 86.88 86.85 88 87.3 87.7 90 87.1 86.5 86.2
Selling 86.42 87.08 87.85 89 88.3 88.7 91 88.1 88.5 89
JAP YEN Buying 1.0439 1.0418 1.038 1.023 1.037 1.057 1.104 1.117 1.147 1.13
Selling 1.0463 1.0443 1.048 1.033 1.047 1.067 1.114 1.127 1.16 1.145
HK $ Buying 11.01 10.95 10.5 10.8 10.8 10.85 10.85 10.8 11.1 11.2
Selling 11.04 10.97 11 11.2 11.15 11.35 11 10.9 11.2 11.7
SINGAPORE $ Buying 67.04 66.85 67.1 67.85 68.5 69 71 71.4 68 68.2
Selling 67.2 67 68.1 68.85 69.5 70 72 72.4 69.5 69.2
MALAYSIAN RINGGIT Buying 28.1 27.96 28.2 28 27.9 28.1 28.3 28.2 28.6 28.3
Selling 28.17 28.02 28.8 28.4 67.9 28.6 29 28.9 29.1 29.7
UAE DIRHAM Buying 23.35 23.22 23.2 22.88 23.35 23.28 23.38 23.48 24.1 23.45
Selling 23.4 23.28 23.4 23.08 23.6 23.48 23.58 23.7 24.3 23.75
SAUDI RIYAL Buying 22.87 22.74 22.65 22.37 22.85 22.78 22.88 22.87 23.6 23.1
Selling 22.92 22.8 22.85 22.57 23.1 22.98 23.08 23.15 23.8 23.4
KUWAITI DINAR Buying 306.74 306.05 302 300 300.9 306 307 306.9 308.2 310.2
Selling 307.46 306.77 303.5 302.5 303.4 308 308.5 308.4 309.5 312.2