Agri machinery imports decreases by 25.07pc


Staff Reporter


The imports of agriculture machinery and implements into the country during first four months of current financial year reduced by 25.07 percent as compared the corresponding period of last year.
During the period from July-October, 2019-20 agriculture machinery and other implements worth $34.732 million imported as compared the imports of $ 46.342 million of same period of last year, according the data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
In last four months, the imports of agriculture chemicals also decreased by 17.20% as it was recorded at $2.56 billion as compared the imports of $3.092 billion of same period last year.
The imports of fertilizers manufactured reduced by 25.60% as 889,395 metric tons of fertilizers worth $320.149 million imported as against the imports of 995,549 metric tons valuing $430.323 million of same period last year, it added.