Imports of agricultural chemicals reduced 23.07% in two months

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Imports of agricultural and other chemicals into the country during first two moths of current financial year decreased by 23.07 percent as compared the imports of the corresponding period of last year.

During the period from July-August, 2022 different chemicals related to agriculture sector including fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, medicinal products and plastic materials worth $1.702 billion imported to fulfill the domestic requirements as against the imports of $1.702 billion of same period last year. During the period under review, the imports of fertilizers into the country reduced by 86.92 percent as it was recorded at 23,552 metric tons costing $23.621 million as against the imports of 325,527 metric tons valuing $180.616 million of same period last year.—APP

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