December 17, 2019 (MLN): Exports from Pakistan during November, 2019 amounted to Rs.312,420 million as against Rs.315,698 million in October, 2019 and Rs.245,484 million during November, 2018 showing a decrease of 1.04% over October, 2019 but an increase of 27.27% over November, 2018.
According to the provisional figures compiled by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), in terms of US dollars the exports in November, 2019 was $2,011 million as compared to $2,024 million in October, 2019 showing a decrease of 0.64% but increased by 9.35% as compared to $1,839 million in November, 2018.
Exports during July-November, 2019 totalled Rs.1,497 billion as against Rs.1,159.3 billion during the corresponding period of last year showing an increase of 29.14%.
In terms of US dollars, the exports during July-November, 2019 totalled $9.5 billion against $9.1 billion during the corresponding period of last year showing an increase of 4.79%.
Main commodities of exports during November, 2019 were Knitwear (Rs. 41,460 million), Readymade garments (Rs. 38,943 million), Bed wear (Rs. 30,368 million), Cotton cloth (Rs. 26,152 million), Rice others (Rs. 22,924 million), Cotton yarn (Rs.15,305 million), Towels (Rs. 10,157 million), Made-up articles (excl. towels & bed wear) (Rs. 8,855 million), Fish & fish preparations (Rs. 8,489 million) and Rice Basmati (Rs. 8,471 million).
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