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TABLE -Pakistan reserves increase $1,659 mln to $10,892.9 mln week ending Dec 13

    KARACHI, Pakistan, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Pakistan's foreign
exchange reserves increase $1,659 million to $10,892.9 million
in the week ending Dec 13, compared to $9,233.6 million in the
previous week, the central bank said on Thursday.
     RESERVES        Week ending    Previous Week  Change/pct
   ($ billions)         Dec 13                     
 Held by the State  $10,892.9 mln   $9,233.6 mln      17.9
 Bank of Pakistan                                  
      Held by        $6,762.6 mln   $6,814.5 mln      -0.7
 commercial banks                                  
       Total        $17,655.5 mln   $16,048.1 mln     10.0
     During week ending December 13, State Bank's reserves
increased by $1,659 to $10,892.9 million.
    The increase is attributed to multilateral and other
official inflows including proceeds of $1,300 million received
from Asian Development Bank, central banks said on Thursday.    

 (Reporting by Syed Raza Hassan)