Agri chemicals imports reduces 35.45% in 7 months


The imports of agricultural and other chemicals during the first seven months of the current financial year decreased by 35.45 percent as compared to the imports of the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-January, 2022-23, agricultural and other chemicals costing $5.826 billion were imported as against the imports of US$ 9.025 billion in the same period last year.

According to the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, fertilizer imports into the country during the period under review decreased by 12.19 percent as 772,167 metric tons of fertilizer costing US$ 507.870 million was imported to fulfill the local demand as opposed to the import of 996,528 metric tons.—APP