Pakistan’s food export surges 4.26 pct in first 4 months of fiscal 2022-23

The export of various food commodities totaled 1.493 billion U.S. dollars during the July-October period of the ongoing fiscal year, compared to 1.432 billion dollars in the same period of the previous fiscal year, according to the PBS data. The food commodities that contributed to the positive growth in trade included fish and fish products, meat, vegetables,…

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) — Pakistan’s food export in the first four months of the current 2022-23 fiscal year surged by 4.26 percent from a year earlier, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Friday.

The export of various food commodities totaled 1.493 billion U.S. dollars during the July-October period of the ongoing fiscal year, compared to 1.432 billion dollars in the same period of the previous fiscal year, according to the PBS data.

The food commodities that contributed to the positive growth in trade included fish and fish products, meat, vegetables, pulses, and tobacco, the PBS data showed.

During the cited period, the import of food commodities into the country grew by 9.72 percent, PBS said.

Pakistan spent 3.431 billion dollars on the import of edible commodities during the July-October period, compared to 3.127 billion dollars a year earlier, according to the PBS figures. Enditem

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