Fish exports increase by 12.23%

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The exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 12.23 percent during the first half of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.

The country earned $224.982 million from seafood exports during July-December (2022-23) against the exports of US $200.473 million in July-December (2021-22), showing growth of around 12.23 percent, PBS reported.

In terms of quantity, the exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 18.61 percent going up from 74,626 metric tons last year to 88,517 metric tons in the first six months of last year.—APP