Sea food exports up by 12.98% to $261.6m

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The exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 12.98 percent during the first seven months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.

The country earned $261.645 million from seafood exports during July-January (2022-23) against the exports of US $231.584 million in July-January (2021-22), showing growth of 12.98 percent, PBS reported.

In terms of quantity, the exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 25.72 percent going up from 85,830 metric tons last year to 107,908 metric tons in the first seven months of last year.—APP