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SERVICES' EXPORTS SURGE 55.69 PERCENT IN 7 MONTHS.

Exports of services from Pakistan surged by 55.69 percent during the first seven months of current fiscal year as against the same period of last year. The overall export of services was recorded at US$3.424 billion during July-January (2010-11) as against the exports of US$2.199 billion during the corresponding period of last year, According to data of Federal Bureau of Statistics. The services that contributed in the positive growth in exports included transportation, exports of which grew by 6.15 percent by growing from US$740.456 million lat year to US$786.012 million. The travel services exports increased from US$169.004 million last year to US$188.032 million this year, showing an increase of 11.26 percent. The exports of communication services witnessed slight growth of 0.53 percent during the period by growing from US$143.969 million to US$144.737 million.

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Publication:Pakistan & Gulf Economist
Date:Apr 10, 2011
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