‘Industrial sector is showing sustained growth,’ says PM Imran

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

21st Feb, 2021. 02:58 pm
Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that the industrial sector is showing sustained growth, which is good news.

According to the details, in a facebook post today, the Country’s Prime Minister said that a large scale manufacturing saw another double digit growth of 11.4 percent in December last year as compared to the same month previous year.

The Prime Minister said the cumulative growth from July to December last year is above eight percent now.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan, citing reports, said that as compared to Pakistan’s exports, exports of India and Bangladesh showed negative growth in November and December 2020.

The prime minister tweeted, “I have received the regional export trends and this shows that, compared to our exports, the exports of India and Bangladesh for Nov/Dec 2020 showed negative growth. I wish once again to congratulate the exporters and the Ministry of Commerce for this achievement”.

Statistics were also uploaded on his twitter account, which showed Pakistan’s exports in November and December last year were 8.32 percent and 18.30 percent, respectively, while those of India were -9.07 per cent and -0.80 per cent, whereas Bangladesh’s were 0.76 per cent and -6.11 per cent for the same period.

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