Export of rice from Pakistan increases 33pc

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The export of rice from Pakistan witnessed 33 percent increase during first 11 months of fiscal year 2021-22 as more than 4.4 million metric ton of rice exported to different countries.

According to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan earned $ 2,276 million by exporting rice during July May 2021-22 that show 22.62 percent increase in terms of value. In the corresponding period of previous fiscal year Pakistan exported 3.367 million metric ton rice worth $ 1,856 million, the PBS data stated.

The export quantity of Basmati rice during July-May 2021-22 was recorded 690,562 M.T which earned Pakistan $ 632.5 million that is 25.24 % higher in terms of quantity while 24.75 % higher in terms of value compared to July May 2020-21. In the 11 months of previous fiscal year 551,373 M.T Basmati rice worth $ 507 million were exported, the data shown—APP

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