Surgical instruments exports surge 14pc to $360m: Razak


Pakistan’s exports of surgical instruments during the first 10 months (July-April) of the current fiscal year 2020-21 have increased to $360 million from $315 billion during the same period of FY 2019-20, showing an increase of 14 percent.

Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood tweeted this on Wednesday.

“MOC is glad to share that during the period Jul-Apr 2020-21, Pakistan’s exports of surgical instruments, fish, meat, leather garments, pharmaceuticals, cement, cutlery, spices and electric fans showed good growth as compared to the corresponding period last year,” the advisor tweeted.

Detailing the increase in exports during the period of July to April 2020-21, the advisor said that the exports increased in the following sectors including the surgical instruments, 14 percent; fish, 2 percent; meat, 9 percent.—TLTP