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Export sees an increase of 1.24% in April
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May '08
According to the provisional figures compiled by the Federal Bureau of Statistics, exports from Pakistan during April, 2008 amounted to Rs.114,943 million (provisional) as against Rs.112,097 million (provisional) in March, 2008 and Rs.89,195 million during April, 2007, showing an increase of 2.54% over March, 2008 and of 28.87% over April, 2007.

In terms of US dollars the exports increased by 1.24% in April, 2008 $1,808,543 thousands (provisional) when compared with March, 2008 $1,786,406 thousands (provisional) and by 23.09% as compared to April, 2007 $ 1,469,313 thousands.

Exports during July-April, 2007-2008 totalled Rs.940,484 million (provisional) as against Rs.839,545 million during the corresponding period of last year showing an increase of 12.02%.

In terms of US dollars the exports during July-April, 2007-2008 totalled $15,255,469 thousands (provisional) as against $13,847,306 thousands during the corresponding period of last year showing an increase of 10.17%.

Main commodities of exports during April, 2008 were Cotton cloth (Rs.9,821 million), Bedwear (Rs.9,336 million), Readymade garments (Rs.8,433 million), Knitwear (Rs.8,295 million), Cotton yarn (Rs.6,369 million), Towels (Rs.3,800 million), Art, silk & synthetic textile (Rs.3,508 million) and Madeup articles (excl. Towels, Bedwear ) (Rs.2,987 million).

Imports into Pakistan during April, 2008 amounted to Rs.260,575 million (provisional) as against Rs.239,910 million (provisional) in March, 2008 and Rs.156,223 million during April, 2007 showing an increase of 8.61% over March, 2008 and of 66.80% over April, 2007.


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