Pakistan earns $459m from travel services exports

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Islamabad

Pakistan earned US $459.220 million by providing different travel services in various countries during the first eleven months of fiscal year 2020-21.

This shows nominal decrease of 0.79 percent as compared to US $462.870 million same services were provided during the corresponding period of fiscal year 2019-20, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said.

During the period under review, the personal travel services decreased by 0.08 percent, from US $ 457.680 million last fiscal year to US $ 457.320 million during July-May 2020-21).

Among these personal services, the exports of per-sonal expenditure however witnessed increase of 23.19 percent while the education related expendi-ture decreased by 11.76 percent.

In addition, the other personal services rose by 0.16 percent, out of which religious services dipped by 92.70 percent while other travel services witnessed increase of 0.28 percent.

Meanwhile, the exports of business services also decreased by 63.39 percent, from US $ 5.190 mil-lion to US $1.900 million, the PBS data revealed.—APP

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