March 16, 2021 (MLN): The total exports from Pakistan during February 2021 amounted to Rs. 329,116 million (provisional) as against Rs. 343,612 million (provisional) in January 2021 and Rs. 329,588 million during February 2020 showing a decrease of 4.22% over January 2021 and of 0.14% over February 2020.
According to the provisional figures compiled by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, in terms of US dollars the exports in February 2021 were $2,068 million (provisional) as compared to $2,146 million (provisional) in January 2021 showing a decrease of 3.63% and by 3.23% as compared to $2,137 million in February 2020.
Exports during July – February 2020 – 2021 totaled Rs. 2,651,474 million (provisional) as against Rs. 2,438,365 million during the corresponding period of last year showing an increase of 8.74%.
In terms of US dollars, the exports during July – February 2020 – 2021 totaled $16,324 million (provisional) against $15,633 million during the corresponding period of last year showing an increase of 4.42%.
Main commodities of exports during February, 2021 were Knitwear (Rs. 46,464 million), Readymade garments (Rs. 37,945 million), Bed wear (Rs. 32,363 million), Cotton cloth (Rs. 23,705 million), Cotton Yarn (Rs. 19,137 million), Rice others (Rs. 18,391 million), Towels (Rs.12,329 million), Basmati rice (Rs. 10,298 million), Madeup articles (excl. towels & bedwear) (Rs.9,406 million) and Fruits (Rs. 8,433 million).
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