Circulars/Notifications / Statistics and Data Warehouse Department  

  No.DS.ITSD.Gen/2019 /016663/19
July 22, 2019

The Presidents/Chief Executives
All Banks’ Authorized Dealers in Foreign Exchange

Dear Sirs/Madam,


Changes in Reporting of Monthly Foreign Exchange Returns (ITRS)


Attention of Authorized Dealers (ADs) is invited to Statistics & DWH Department’s letter No. DS.ITSD/GEN/2018-026690 of December 06, 2018 regarding Form-E data submission to SBP and EPD.FE Circular No. 01 of 2008 dated April 10, 2008 regarding reporting of ITRS data.

2. Data acquisition of Form-E basic information as per above letter has been streamlined. In order to utilize the information, following changes have been made in existing International Transactions Reporting System (ITRS):

a- A new schedule A-4/O-4 has been introduced in ITRS for capturing utilization against advance payments recorded on Advance Payment Vouchers (APV) and reported through ITRS schedule A- 2/O-2. The Authorized Dealers will use this schedule for reporting shipments made during the reference month against advance payments received earlier.

b. Purpose of Schedule A-1/O-1 has been revised to capture all post-shipment export proceeds including final/full as well as part payments other than advance payments.

c. Purpose of Schedule A-2/O-2 has also been revised to capture only APVs. Part payments will be reported on schedule A-1/O-1.

d. Two variables have been added in schedule E-4/P-4 for reporting reference of refund on M-form against exports proceeds realized earlier.

e. CNIC has been made mandatory for non-business transactions in schedule E-4/P-4

3. Data formats and other details on the subject are placed at Annexure-1

4. Updated ITRS client application for banks / Authorized Dealers has been placed on Knowledge Centre of SBP Data Acquisition Portal (DAP). All Authorized Dealers are advised to download and install latest version of ITRS client (version 5.0.5) from DAP.

5. Authorized Dealers are advised to use revised format for reporting data pertaining to Jul 2019 onwards

6. All other instructions on the subject shall remain unchanged

7. Authorized Dealers are advised to bring the same to the notice of all their constituents

In case of any clarification, please contact the following:

a) Mr. Zafar Niaz, Joint Director, (S&DWD) Tel: 021-32454974; email: [email protected]
b) Mr. Ghazanfar Aatezaz Amjad, Assistant Director (S&DWD) Tel: 021-32454978; email: [email protected]
c) Mr. Muhammad Ali, Assistant Director (FEOD) Tel: 021-32455349; email: [email protected]
d) Data Warehouse Support: Tel: 021-32454992; email: [email protected]


Encl: Annexure-1: Revised data formats

Yours truly,


(Dr. Azizullah Khattak)


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