Leather goods exports increase record 11.06 %
ISLAMABAD: Leather goods exports during first six months of the current financial year grew by 11.06% compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year.
During the period from July-December 2019, leather goods worth $274,757 million were exported compared to the exports of $247,397 million of same period of last year.
According the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports of leather garments increased by 11.90%, about 585 TH. DOZ of leather garments valuing $150,551 million exported as compared to the 522 TH.DOZ worth $134,536 million of same period of last year.
Meanwhile, 3,025 TH.DOZ of leather gloves worth $118,474 million were also exported in first six months of current financial year as compared to the exports of 2,847 TH.DOZ valuing $107,287 million of same period of last year.
During the period under review, other leather products exports of the country also recorded positive growth of 2.83%.
Other leather goods worth $5,732 million were exported as compared to the exports of $5,574 million of same period of last year. – APP