Exports increase 16.57% to Rs3.359tr in 10 months

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Islamabad

The exports from Pakistan in rupee term increased by 16.57 percent during the first ten months of the current fiscal year as compared to corresponding period of last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.

The exports from the country during July-April (2020-21) were recorded at Rs3,359,862 million as against Rs2,882,285 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing an increase of 16.57%, according to latest PBS provisional figures.

During the month of April, the exports from Pakistan amounted to Rs339,618 million, as against Rs368,925 million in March, 2021 and Rs157,075 million during April, 2020, showing a decrease of 7.94% over March, 2021 but an increase of 116.21% over April, 2020.

On the other hand, the imports during July–April (2020-2021) totaled Rs. 7,181,318 million as against Rs.5,960,972 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing an increase of 20.47%.—APP

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