Food group exports increase record 4.09%
ISLAMABAD: Food group exports during first eight months of current financial year grew by 4.09% as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year.
During the period from July-February 2019, food group worth $409,049 million were exported as compared to the exports of $408,072 million of same period of last year.
According to the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports of Fruits increased by 39.72%, Fruits valuing $62,862 million exported as compared to worth $46,141 million of same period of last year.
Meanwhile, vegetables worth $45,992 million were also exported in first eight months of current financial year as compared to the exports of valuing $23,719 million of same period of last year.
During the period under review, meat and meat preparation exports of the country also recorded positive growth of 49.88%.
Meat and meat preparations worth $29,246 million was exported as compared to the exports of $17,266 million of same period of last year. – APP