Foreign investment in Pakistan drops by 4% MoM in August’20

September 18, 2020 (MLN): Foreign investment during August’20 stood at 102 million dollars compared to a net inflow of 107.2 million dollars during July’20, showing a decrease of 4% MoM.

According to the monthly data compiled by the State Bank of Pakistan, the Foreign Private Investment into the country amounted to $109.3 million, out of which, $112 million was attributed to Direct Investments, whereas disinvestment of $3.1 million was attributed to Equity Securities i.e. a part of Portfolio Investments.

Within the Direct Investments, there was an inflow of $183 million and an outflow of $70.7 million during the month of August’20. 

On the other hand, there was disinvestment of $ 6.3 million in Foreign Public Investment, wherein the entire amount was attributed to Debt Securities.

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Posted on: 2020-09-18T09:42:00+05:00