Footwear exports increase 12% in 4 months

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The footwear exports from the country witnessed an increase of 12.02 percent during the first four months of current financial year (2021-22) as compared to the exports of corresponding period of last year.

Pakistan exported footwear worth US $47.708 million during July-October (2021-22) against the exports of $42.589 million during July- October (2020-21), showing growth of 12.02 percent, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

In terms of quantity, the exports of footwear also increased by 5.24 percent by going up from 5,022 metric tons to 5,285 metric tons, according to the data.

Among the footwear products, the exports of leather footwear rose by 6.06 percent as it surge from $36.703 million last year to $38.929 million during the current year.—APP

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