Sports goods exports fall by 13.65% in 9 months

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Islamabad

The exports of sports goods witnessed a decrease of 13.65 percent during the first nine months of current financial year (2020-21) as compared to the exports of corresponding period of last year.

Pakistan exported sport goods worth US $192.267 million during July-March (2020-21) against the exports of $222.650 million during July-March (2019-20), showing a decline of 13.65 percent, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

Among the sports products, the exports of footballs decreased by 23.21 percent as it went down from $123.364 million last year to $94.732 million during the current year while the gloves exports also declined by 19.18 percent by going down from US $ 60.428 million last year to US $48.835 million during the current year, the PBS data revealed.

However, the exports of all other sports goods commodities witnessed an increase of 25.33 percent by growing from US $38.858 million last year to US $48.700m.—APP