Footwear exports increase record 7.99pc

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

Footwear exports during first ten months of current financial year grew by 7.99% as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year.
During the period from July-April2019, footwear worth $108,430 thousand were exported as compared to the exports of $100,403 thousand of same period of last year.
According the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports of Leather Footwear increased by 4.85%, Leather Footwear valuing $91,590 thousand exported as compared to worth $87,353 thousand of same period of last year.
During the period under review, Canvas Footwear exports of the country also recorded positive growth of 56.00%.
Canvas Footwear worth $351 thousand was exported as compared to the exports of $225 thousand of same period of last year.
Meanwhile, Other Footwear worth $16,849 thousand was exported as compared to the exports of $12,825 thousand of same period of last year.