Export of goods to China rises 17.75% in first quarter.

ISLAMABAD -- The country's export of goods to China during first quarter of fiscal year 2018-19 increased by 17.75 percent to US $430.3 million against the export of goods worth $353.892 million in same period of the preceding year.

The import of goods from China also witnessed an increase of 10.3 percent as it rose to $10.384 billion in first quarter of current fiscal year from $9.314 billion in July-September (2017-18), said latest data released by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

On yearly basis, the export of goods to China increased to $139.7 million in September 2018, against the exports of $116.83 million in same month of previous year, showing an increase of 16.37 percent.

The imports also witnessed an increase of 1.38 percent which rose to $1.01 billion in September 2018 against the imports worth of $996 million in same month of last year.

The export of services to China during the period under review, decreased by 2.644...

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