May 20, 2019 (MLN): According to the provisional figures compiled by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, exports from Pakistan during the month of April-19 amounted to Rs. 295,541 million as against Rs. 275,384 million in March-19 (up, 7.32%) and Rs. 245,478 million during April-18 (up, 20.39%).
In terms of US dollars, the exports in April-19 were $2,094 million as compared to $1,979 million in March-19 (up, 5.81%) and $2,127 million in April-18 (down, 1.54%).
Exports during July-April, 2018-2019 totaled Rs. 2,559,863 million as against Rs. 2,084,351 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing an increase of 22.81%. In terms of US dollars the exports for the same period totaled $19,169 million against $19,191 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing a decrease of 0.12%.
Main commodities of exports during April-19 were Knitwear (Rs. 34,170 million), Readymade garments (Rs. 32,658 million), Bed wear (Rs. 25,527 million), Cotton cloth (Rs. 25,208 million), Rice others (Rs. 20,288 million), Cotton yarn (Rs. 14,909 million), Rice Basmati (Rs. 10,248 million), Towels (Rs. 9,977 million), Made-up articles (excl. towels & bed wear) (Rs. 8,112 million) and Fish & Fish preparations (Rs. 7,706 million).
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