September 17, 2021 (MLN): Exports from Pakistan during August 2021 amounted to Rs. 368,847 million (provisional) as against Rs. 373,412 million (provisional) in July 2021 and Rs. 265,600 million during August 2020, showing a decrease of 1.22% over July 2021 but an increase of 38.87% over August 2020.
According to the provisional figures compiled by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, in terms of US dollars, the exports in August 2021 were $ 2,248 million (provisional) as compared to $ 2,340 million (provisional) in July 2021 showing a decrease of 3.93 but increased by 41.92% as compared to $ 1,584 million in August 2020.
Exports during July – August 2021 totaled Rs. 742,259 million (provisional) as against Rs. 599,255 million during the corresponding period of last year showing an increase of 23.86%.
In terms of US dollars, the exports during July – August 2021 totaled $ 4,587 million (provisional) against $ 3,584 million during the corresponding period of last year showing an increase of 27.99%.
Main commodities of exports during August, 2021 were Knitwear (Rs. 59,761 million), Readymade garments (Rs. 46,565 million), Bed wear (Rs. 43,448 million), Cotton cloth (Rs. 30,880 million), Cotton Yarn (Rs. 16,987 million), Rice others (Rs. 14,765 million), Towels (Rs.13,586 million), Madeup articles (excl. towels & bedwear) (Rs.10,845 million), Basmati rice (Rs.8,285 million) and Fruits (Rs.6,355 million).
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