Pakistan exports goods worth $7.55 billion in four months

Pakistan exports goods worth $7.55 billion in four months

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has exported goods worth $7.55 billion during the first four months (July – October) 2020/2021 as compared with $7.52 billion in the corresponding period of the last fiscal year, showing nominal increase of 0.33 percent, according to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) released on Wednesday.

On the other hand, imports fell by 0.79 percent to $15.13 billion during the first four months of the current fiscal year as compared with $15.25 billion in the corresponding months of the last fiscal year.

The trade deficit also contracted by 1.88 percent to $7.57 billion during the period under review as compared with the trade deficit of $7.72 billion in the same period of the last year.

The exports during the month of October 2020 increased by 3.07 percent to $2.08 billion as compared with $2.02 billion in the same month of the last year.

Imports for the month fell by 5.73 percent to $3.82 billion as compared with $4.05 billion in the same month of the last year.

The trade deficit reduced by 14.46 percent to $1.74 billion in October 2020 as compared with a trade deficit of $2.03 billion in the same month of the last year.

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