Footwear exports dip one percent in 10 months


The footwear exports witnessed a decrease of one percent during the first ten months of financial year (2020-21) as compared to the corresponding period of the last year.

Pakistan exported footwear worth $107.349 million during July-April (2020-21) against the exports of $108.433 million during July-April (2019-20), according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

Among the footwear products, the exports of leather footwear decreased by 3.88 percent as it went down from $ 91.591 million last year to $88.034 million during the current year.

However, the canvas footwear exports witnessed an increase of 30.57 percent whereas the exports of all other footwear commodities also increased by 14.35 percent during the period under review from $16.492 million last year to $18.858 million during July-April 2020-21.—APP