Cutlery exports jump 18pc to $23 million in 1st quarter.


ISLAMABAD -- The cutlery exports of the country witnessed an increase of 18.66 percent during the first quarter of current financial year (2019-20) as compared to the corresponding period of last year (2018-19).

Pakistan exported cutlery worth $23.829 million during July-September (2019-20) against the exports of $20.082 million during July-September (2018-19), showing growth of 18.66 percent, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

On year-on-year basis, the cutlery exports from the country during September 2019 increased by 12.92 percent when compared to the same month of the last year.

The cutlery exports during September 2019 were recorded at $6.973 million against the export of $6.175 million in September 2018.

Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the cutlery export in September 2019, however witnessed decline of 14.56 percent when compared to the export of $8.161 million in August 2019.

It is pertinent to mention here that the country's...

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