November 18, 2019: The total exports from Pakistan during the month of October, 2019 amounted to Rs. 315,698 million (provisional) as against Rs. 276,276 million (provisional) in September, 2019 and Rs. 247,217 million during October, 2018 showing an increase of 14.27% over September, 2019 and of 27.70% over October, 2018.
According to the provisional figures compiled by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports during the month in terms of US dollars was $2,024 million (provisional) as compared to $1,769 million (provisional) in September, 2019, showing an increase of 14.41% and by 6.75% as compared to $1,896 million in October, 2018.
Exports during July-October, 2019 totaled Rs. 186,705 million (provisional) as against Rs. 913,880 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing an increase of 29.85%.
In terms of US dollars the exports during July-October, 2019 totaled $7,547 million (provisional) against $7,270 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing an increase of 3.81%.
Main commodities of exports during October, 2019 were Knitwear (Rs. 42,833 million), Readymade garments (Rs. 37,319 million), Bed wear (Rs. 33,857 million), Cotton cloth (Rs. 27,976 million), Rice others (Rs. 15,752 million), Cotton yarn (Rs. 14,078 million), Towels (Rs. 11,147 million), Rice Basmati (Rs. 9,692 million), Made-up articles (excl. towels & bed wear) (Rs. 9,396 million) and Fish & fish preparations (Rs. 7,814 million).