Fish exports increase by 23.53% to $185m

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The exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 23.53 percent during the first five months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.

The country earned $185.922 million from seafood exports during July-November (2022-23) against the exports of US $150.502 million in July-November (2021-22), showing growth of around 23.53 percent, PBS reported.

In terms of quantity, the exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 26.31 percent, going up from 56,731 metric tons last year to 71,659 metric tons in the first five months of last year.—APP