Leather goods exports increase 6.66% in 9 months

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Islamabad

The exports of leather goods witnessed an increase of 6.66 percent during the nine months of financial year (2020-21) as compared to the exports of corresponding period of last year.

Pakistan exported leather worth US $427.726 million during July-March (2020-21) against the exports of $401.025 million during July-March (2019-20), showing growth of 6.66 percent, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). Among the leather products, the exports of leather garments increased by 0.95 percent, from $217.525 million last year to $219.592 million during the current year. The leather gloves exports also rose by 11.98 percent by going up from $174.923 million to $195.872 million.

Likewise, the exports of all other leather commodities also increased by 42.96 percent during the period under review as these went up from $8.577 million last year .—APP