Exports increase over 30 pc to Rs871 bln in two months.


ISLAMABAD -- The exports from the country, in rupee term, surged by 30.65 percent during the first quarter of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported Monday.

T exports from the country during July-September (2019-20) were recorded at Rs871,007 million against the exports of Rs666,663 million during July-September (2018-19), showing growth of 30.65 percent, according to the latest data of the bureau.

Meanwhile, on year-on-year basis, the exports from the country increased by 29.24 during the month of September 2019 and amounted to Rs. 276,276 million compared to the exports of Rs213,771 million in September 2018.

The exports on month-on-month basis, however decreased by 6.13 percent during September 2019 when compared to the exports of Rs. 294,329 million in August, 2019.

The main commodities of exports during September, 2019 included knitwear (Rs. 37,180 million), bed wear (Rs. 31,324 million), readymade garments (Rs. 31,216 million), cotton cloth (Rs. 27,278 million), cotton yarn (Rs. 13,669 million), rice others (Rs. 12,233 million), rice basmati (Rs. 9,280 million), towels (Rs. 8,600 million), made-up articles, excluding towels and bed wear (Rs. 7,439 million) and fish and fish...

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