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  2015 2016 2017(a)
MONETARY SECTOR DEVELOPMENTS
Narrow Money (Rs. Bn.) 743 777 793
Broad Money (Rs. Bn) 5,533 5,406 6,308
Money Growth (M2b) (%) 17.8 18.4 16.7
ACCESS TO BANKING & FINANCE
Domestic Commercial Banks 13 13 13
Branches 2,694 2,788 2,816
Foreign Commercial Banks 12 12 12
Branches 53 53 53
Specialized Banks 7 7 7
Branches 624 683 691
ATMs
Domestic Commercial Banks 3,208 3,475 4,026
Foreign Commercial Banks 49 56 57
Specialized Banks 295 320 333
Insurance Companies 28 29 27
Registered Finance Companies 46 46 45
Specialized Leasing Companies 7 7 6
Student Savings Units 3,045 2,583 2,667
Credit Cards Issued 198,843 264,058 290,264
Credit Cards in Use 1,145,055 1,315,915 1,486,545
EXTERNAL TRADE
Exports (US$ Mn.) 10,546 10,310 11,360
Imports (US$ Mn.) 18,935 19,183 20,980
Trade Balance (US$ Mn.) -8,388 -8,873 -9,619
Tourism (US$ Mn.) 2,981 3,518 3,925
Worker's Remittances (US$ Mn.) 6,980 7,242 7,164
Current Account Balance (US$ Mn) -1,883 -1,742 -2,309
Overall Balance of Payment (US$ Mn) -1,489 -500 -2,068

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