Exports increase by 40.53 per cent to Rs 1.043 trillion in 2 months.

ISLAMABAD -- The exports from the country in rupee term witnessed an increase of 40.53 per cent during the first two months of current fiscal year (2022-23) as compared to the corresponding month of last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.

The exports during July-August (2022-23) were recorded at Rs. 1,043,046 million as against the exports of Rs. 742,226 million in July-August (2021-22), showing an increase of 40.53 per cent, according to provisional data released by PBS.

On year-on-year basis, the exports from the country increased by 48.67% and were recorded at Rs.548,326 million, against the exports of Rs.368,814 million in August 2021.

On month-on-month basis, the exports increased by 10.84 percent in August 2022 when compared to the exports of Rs. 494,720 million recorded in July, 2022.

The main commodities of exports during August, 2022 were knitwear (Rs. 99,362 million), readymade garments (Rs. 72,897 million), bed wear (Rs. 57,055 million), cotton cloth (Rs. 43,159 million), rice other than Basmati (Rs.22,569 million), cotton yarn (Rs.19,679 million), towels (Rs.16,574 million), madeup articles (Excl. towels and bedwear) (Rs.13,355 million), petroleum crude (Rs.12,056 million) and rice Basmati...

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