Trade deficit increases by 2 percent in first quarter

ISLAMABAD: The trade deficit has increased by 2 percent during first quarter (July – September) 2020/2021 due to uptick in import bill. According to trade data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics... Read more »

Trade deficit narrows by 8.32 percent in July – August

ISLAMABAD: The trade deficit of the country has narrowed by 8.32 percent in the first two months of the current fiscal year owing to decline in import bill during the period under... Read more »

Exports surge by 25 percent: PBS

ISLAMABAD: The exports of the country increased by 25 percent in July 2020 as compared with the previous month owing to enhance in economic activities after ease in lockdown, according to data... Read more »

Trade deficit narrows by 27pc in 2019/2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit narrowed by 27 percent to $23.18 billion in fiscal year 2019/2020 as against the deficit of $31.8 billion in the preceding fiscal year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS)... Read more »

Exports fall by 54 percent in April amid COVID-19 pandemic

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports have declined by 54 percent in April 2020 owing to ongoing lockdown and cancellation of foreign orders. According to trade data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) the... Read more »

Import bill falls by 21 percent in March

KARACHI: The import bill of the country has declined by 21 percent in March 2020 over the previous month owing to lockdown to contain coronavirus pandemic. The import bill was at $3.3... Read more »

Trade deficit narrows by 26.52% in July – February

ISLAMABAD: The trade deficit has narrowed by 26.52 percent in first eight months (July – February) 2019/2020 owing to fall in import bill. Read more »

Trade deficit narrows by 28.4% in July – January

KARACHI: Pakistan’s trade deficit narrowed sharply by 28.40 percent during first seven months (July – January) 2019/2020 owing to significant decline in import bill. Read more »

Import bill plunges by 17.06% in first half

KARACHI: Pakistan’s import bill fell by 17.06 percent during first six months (July – December) 2019/2010 owing to deceleration in international commodity prices and lower domestic demand. Read more »

Pakistan’s trade deficit narrows by 34.42pc in July – November

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit has narrowed by 34.42 percent during first five months (July – November) of current fiscal year owing to improvement in exports, said Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser to Prime... Read more »