Pharmaceutical exports increase 22.29% in 4 months
ISLAMABAD: The export of pharmaceutical goods witnessed an increase of 22.29 percent during the first four months of current financial year (2020-21) as compared to the export of corresponding period of last year.
The pharmaceutical exports were recorded at $89.431 million during July-October (2020-21) as against the export of $73.129 million during July-October (2019-20), showing growth of 22.29 percent, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
In term of quantity, the export of pharmaceutical products also increased by 22.87 percent by going up from 4,722 metric ton to 5,802 metric ton, according to the data.
Meanwhile, year- on- year basis the pharmaceutical export rose by 20.08 percent during the month of October 2020 as compared to the same month of last year.
The pharmaceutical exports in October 2020 were recorded at $21.038 million against the export of $17.520 million in October 2019, the PBS data revealed. - APP