Wheat exprots increase 100 % in four months.
ISLAMABAD -- wheat exports from the country during first four months of current financial year witnessed 100 percent increase as compared the exports of the corresponding period of last year.
During the period from July-October, 2017-18, about 906 metric tons of wheat worth US $ 254,000 exported as against the exports of the same period of last year, according the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Meanwhile, the exports of sugar also recorded 100 percent increase as about 141,409 metric tons of sugar costing US $ 60.922 million were exported as compared the exports of same period last year.
In first four months of current financial year country earned US $457.663 million by exporting about 915,228 metric tons of rice, which were recorded at US $858,135 metric tons valuing US $391.595 million of same period last year showing an increase of 16.87 percent.
During the period under review, about 112,779 metric tons of basmati rice valuing US $116.455 million exported as compared the exports of 122,659 metric tons worth US $116.360 of same period last year.
Meanwhile, 121,419 metric tons of fruits valuing US$96.713 million exported as compared the exports of 158,693 million tons worth of US $121.257 million of same period last year.
The country earned US$ 33.568 million by exporting 102,067 metric tons of vegetables in four months of current financial year as compared the exports of 125,638 metric tons valuing of US$ 35.446 million of same period last year.
During first four months, fish and fish preparations exports grew by 6.10 percent as about 46,311 metric tons of fish and fish products valuing US$121,810 million exported as against the exports of 40,871 metric tons worth of US $114.802 million of same period last year.
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|Publication:||Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)|
|Date:||Dec 5, 2017|
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