Food exports up by 24.23% to $4.919 billion in 11 months

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Food exports from the country witnessed an increase of 24.23 percent during the eleven months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.

The exports of various food commodities were recorded at $4,919.434 million during July-May (2021-22) as compared to the exports of $3,959.964 million in July-May (2020-21), according to PBS data.

The food commodities that contribute in positive growth in trade included rice, the exports of which grew by 22.62 percent, from $1,856.210 million to $2,276.027 million.—APP