January 17, 2020: Exports from Pakistan during the month of December 2019 amounted to Rs. 308,697 million, as against Rs. 312,420 million in November, 2019 and Rs. 286,802 million during December 2018. This signified a decrease of 1.19% over November, 2019 but an increase of 7.63% over December 2018.
According to the provisional figures compiled by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, in terms of US dollars, the exports in December 2019 totaled $1,993 million as compared to $2,011 million in November, 2019 (down by 0.90%) and $2,072 million in December 2018 (down by 3.81%).
Exports during July-December 2019 totaled Rs. 1,805,074 million as against Rs. 1,446,166 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing an increase of 24.82%.
In terms of US dollars, the exports during July-December 2019 totaled $ 11,533 million against $11,181 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing an increase of 3.15%.
Main commodities of exports during December 2019 were Knitwear (Rs. 41,324 million), Readymade garments (Rs. 39,659 million), Bed wear (Rs. 28,564 million), Cotton cloth (Rs. 25,759 million), Rice others (Rs. 20,168 million), Rice Basmati (Rs. 10,380 million), Fruits (Rs. 10,146 million), Towels (Rs. 9,506 million), Cotton Yarn (Rs. 9,041 Million) and Made-up articles (Rs. 8,846 million).
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