Tobacco exports witness 97.36 percent increase

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

Tobacco exports during the second month of fiscal year of 2022-23 increased by 97.36 percent as compared to the exports of the commodity during the corresponding period of last year.

During the period from July 22-August 22, tobacco worth US$ 10,253,000 were exported as compared to the exports of US $ 5,195,000 during the same period of last year. According to the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports of Vegetables increased by 53.13 percent, worth US$ 57,717,000 as compared to exports of US$ 37,691,000 during the same period of last year.

Meanwhile, meat and meat preparations exports also increased by 32.71 percent as the exports recorded during current fiscal year were US$ 65,754,000 as compared to the exports during the same period of last year which were US$ 49,547,000.—APP

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