Printer Friendly

Surgical goods, medical instruments worth US$ 221.298 mln exported.

ISLAMABAD -- Surgical goods and medical instruments worth US$ 221.298 million were exported in first seven months of current financial year as compared the corresponding period of last year.

During the period from July-January, 2017-18, the exports of medical goods and surgical instruments grew by 15.27 percent as above mentioned commodities worth US$ 221.298 million exported as compared the exports of US$ 191.979 million of same period last year.

Meanwhile, cutlery goods valuing US$ 52.200 million exported in last seven months as compared the exports of US$ 46.224 million, showing an increase of 12.93 percent during the period under review, said data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

During the period under review country earned US$ 615.824 million by exporting different chemicals and pharmaceutical products as compared the exports of US$ 470.060 million of same period of last year,which was up by 31.1 percent.

In last seven months exports of fertilizers manufacture grew by 100 percent as country earned US$ 43.488 million by exporting about 198,214 metric tons of fertilizers manufactured as against the exports of the corresponding period of last year.

During the period under review, other chemicals valuing US$ 313.04 million exported as compared the exports of US$ 217.690 million of same period last year, hence showing an increase of 43.78 percent.

On month on month basis the exports of surgical goods and medical instruments also grew by 13.1 percent in month of January, 2018 as compared the same month of last year as medical goods and medical instruments worth US$ 31.240 million exported as compared the exports of 27.644 million of same period last year.

COPYRIGHT 2018 Asianet-Pakistan
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2018 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 6, 2018
Words:323
Previous Article:Candle-light protest expresses solidarity with Asifa.
Next Article:Indian Army spreading propaganda over Shopian killings: Mirwaiz.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters