Leather exports increases 6% in 3 months

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The leather manufactures exports from the country witnessed an increase of 5.99 percent during the first three months of current financial year (2021-22) as compared to the exports of corresponding period of last year.

Pakistan exported leather worth US $154.457 million during July-September (2021-22) against the exports of $145.733 million during July-September (2020-21), showing growth of 5.99 percent, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

Among the Leather products, the exports of leather garments increased by 3.79 percent by going up from $77.551 million last year to $80.487 million during the current year. The leather gloves exports also rose by 8.07 percent to $69.387 million from $ 64.206 million.

Likewise, the exports of all other leather manufactures commodities also increased by 15.27 percent during the period under review as these went up from $3.976 million last year to $4.583 million during the current fiscal year. —APP

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