Pakistan earns $286m from IT services’ export



Pakistan earned US $ 286 million by providing different information technology (IT) services in various countries during the first two months of fiscal year 2020-21.
This shows growth of 35.58 percent when compared to US $ 210.940 million earned through provision of services during the corresponding period of last fiscal year 2019-20, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. During the period under review, the computer services grew by 37.27 percent as it surged from US $162.300 million last year to US $222.790 million during July-August (2020-21). Among the computer services, the exports of software consultancy services witnessed increase of 16.10 percent, from US $62.468 million to US $72.526 million while the export of hardware consultancy services however witnessed decrease of 76.01 percent, from US $ 0.321 million to US $ 0.077 million.–APP

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