Tobacco exports surge 415% in July 2022

View of the cigarettes and tobacco stack. The tobacco plant is part of the genus nicotiana and of the solanaceae (nightshade) family.

The exports of tobacco from the country witnessed an increase of 415.01 percent during the first month of current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding month of last year.

Pakistan exported tobacco worth US $4.872 million during July 2022 as compared to the exports of US $0.946 million during July 2021, showing growth of 415.01percent, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

In terms of quantity, the exports of tobacco also rose by 228.51 percent as the country exported 1,544 metric ton of tobacco during the month under review as compared to the exports of 470 metric ton during last fiscal year.—APP

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