Pakistan exports to UK increases by 30 percent
LONDON: Pakistan exports to the United Kingdom (UK), during the month of October 2020, registered at US $ 200 million as compared to US $ 154 million realized in the corresponding month of last year showing an increase of 30 percent.
According to Economic Trade and Investment Wing of Pakistan High Commission London, Pakistan imports from the UK in October 2020 stood at US $ 48 million compared to the imports of US $ 62 million in the corresponding month of last fiscal year showing a negative growth of (-23 percent).
The officials further said that total trade volume between Pakistan and the UK during October 2020 stood at US $ 248 million compared to US $ 216 million achieved the same month of October 2019 depicting an increase of 15 percent.
Similarly, the balance of trade between the two countries during the month of October 2020 registered at US $ 152 million compared to US $ 92 million in the same period of 2019 indicating an increase of 65 percent.
They added that all major export categories during the month of October registered remarkable increase in the UK markets despite COVID-19 pandemic and suppressed demand and reduced global imports. - APP