Cement exports decline 5.2pc in five months.


ISLAMABAD -- The export of cement witnessed a decrease of 5.27pc during the first five months of the current financial year (FY20) as against the exports of the corresponding period of last year. Pakistan exported cement worth $124.204 million during JulyNovember 2019-20, as against the exports of $131.118 million during July-November 2018-19, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). In terms of quantity, the export of cement increased by 6.56pc, from 3,246,669 metric tonnes to 3,046,771 metric tonnes. Meanwhile, on a yearon-year basis, the cement exports witnessed an increase of 11.27pc during the month of November 2019 as compared to the same month of last year. The export of cement in November 2019 was recorded at $29.794...

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