Fertilizers production witnessed 2.7% growth in 11 months

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The fertilizers output including potassium and nitrogen in the country during 11 months of fiscal year 2021-22 witnessed about 2.7 percent growth as compared to the manufacturing of corresponding period of last year.

During the period from July-May, 2021-22, about 739,217 metric tons of potassium fertilizer was manufactured as compared to the manufacturing of 679,798 metric tons of same period last year (2020-21), according to the provisional quantum indices of Large Scale Manufacturing Industries released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

During the period under review, the local output of potassium fertilizer grew by 8.7 percent and on month on month basis it increased by 3.63 percent in May, 2022 as against the same month of last year, it added.—APP

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