Pakistan’s regional exports increase 20.50%

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Islamabad

Pakistan’s exports to the seven regional countries witnessed an increase of 20.50 percent in first months of current financial year (2021-22) as com-pared to the corresponding month of last year.

The country’s exports to the regional countries in-cluding Afghanistan, China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, and the Maldives account for a small amount of $282.020 million, which is 12.49 percent of Pakistan’s overall exports of $2257.042 million in July 2021-22, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) re-ported

China tops the list of countries in terms of Paki-stan’s exports to its neighbours, leaving behind other countries such Bangladesh and Afghanistan.Pakistan carried out its border trade with the farther neighbour Sri Lanka, India, Nepal and Maldives. —APP

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