Meat export swells to $210.5m

Islamabad—The export of meat has witnessed increase from US$ 190.2 million to US$ 210.5 million and further increase is expected. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) had imposed a ban on exports of livestock due to which an increase was witnessed in meat export, according to official sources in the Ministry of Commerce.
The export of gypsum to India constitutes more than 99% of Pakistan’s global exports of gypsum. There is overall increase in quantity of gypsum exports to India in last three years with slight dip in fiscal fear 2014, the sources added. An increase was witnessed in export of gypsum to 5.5 million tones in 2013-14 and 8.75 million tones in 2014-15. In value terms, the exports show a minor decline which is attributable to variation in US$ rates.—APP

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