Sports goods’ exports decrease by 15.19% during July-August

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Islamabad

The exports of sports goods from the country witnessed a decrease of 15.19 percent during the first two months of ongoing financial year (2020-21) as against the exports of corresponding period of last year. The country exported sports goods worth $ 45.326 million during July-August (2020-21) against the trade of $53.446 million during July-August (2019-20), showing negative growth of 15.19 percent, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. During the months under review, the export of footballs decreased by 24.18 percent from $28.561 million last year to $21.825 million during current year under review while the exports of gloves also declined by 20.68 percent from $ 15.463 million to $12.265 million. In addition, the exports of all other sports good however witnessed an increase of 22.17 percent by going up from $9.1987 million to $11.236 million during the period under review. –APP