Travel services export helps Pakistan to earn $264m



Travel services export in different countries has helped Pakistan to earn US $ 264.254 million during the first half of current financial year 2019-20.
Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday said that an increase of 29.49 percent as compared to US $ 204.070 million same services were provided during the corresponding period of fiscal year 2018-19,.
During the period under review, the personal travel services grew by 29.91 percent, from US $ 201.220 million last year to US $ 261.404 million during July-December (2019-20).
Among these personal services, the exports of education related Expenditure and personal expenditure decreased by 32.19 and 70.10 percent respectively.
In addition, the other personal services increased by 34.33, out of which religious and other travel services witnessed growth of 171.20 and 34.19 percent respectively.
On the other hand, the exports of business services remained same, as exported worth US $ 2.850 million during July-December (2019-20), the PBS data revealed.—INP


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