Pakistan’s exports rise in previous month: adviser

Web Desk News Agency

06th Sep, 2021. 05:07 pm

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports of various sectors, including textiles and agriculture registered an increase in August 2021, a senior government official said on Monday.

In a tweet, Adviser to the Prime Minster on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood said that during August 2021, the exports of home textiles, men’s garments, cotton fabric, rice, jerseys, fruits, vegetables and T-shirts increased, compared with August 2020.

The exports of surgical instruments, fish and fish products, cement, tents and canvas and wood and articles of wood decreased during the same period, he added.

Dawood said that in terms of geographical spread, the exports to the United States, China, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany and Spain increased, while those to Afghanistan, Denmark, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore and Czech Republic decreased during the period under review, compared with the corresponding period of the last year.

The adviser said the exports of services during July 2021 increased 6.4 per cent to $483 million, compared with $454 million during July 2020.

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