Jute imports reduced by 66.33pc

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Islamabad

Jute imports during first four months of current financial year reduced by 66.33% as compared to the corresponding period of last year.
According the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, jute imports came down from US $13,116 million in first four months of last financial year to US $ 4,416 million of the same period of current financial year.
During the period from July-September 2019, imports of Paper and Paper Board reduced by 27.53% worth US $139,677 million imported as compared to the imports valuing US $193,079 million of same period of last year, it added.
Meanwhile, rubber tyres and tubes imports decreased by 37.70%, worth US $41,955 million as compared to the imports of valuing US $67,346 million of the corresponding period of last year.—APP