Imports into Pakistan decline by 20.82% YoY in April

May 15, 2020 (MLN): Imports into Pakistan during April, 2020 amounted to Rs. 526,880 million as against Rs. 525,410 million in March, 2020 and Rs. 665,418 million during April 2019, showing an increase of 0.28% over March, 2020 but a decrease of 20.82% over April 2019.

In terms of US dollars, the imports in April, 2020 were $3,204 million as compared to $3,316 million in March, 2020, showing a decrease of 3.38% and by 32.03% as compared to $4,714 million in April 2019.

Imports during July – April, 2019 – 2020 totaled Rs. 5,965,492 million as against Rs. 6,036,561 million during the corresponding period of last year showing a decrease of 1.18%.

In terms of US dollars, the imports during July – April, 2019 – 2020 totaled $38,021 million as against $45,393 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing a decrease of 16.24%.

Main commodities of imports during April, 2020 were Petroleum products (Rs. 56,508 million), Palm Oil (Rs. 31,208 million), Electrical machinery and apparatus (Rs. 27,667 million), Natural gas, liquefied (Rs. 24,896 million), Plastic Materials (Rs. 23,910 million), Raw cotton (Rs. 19,354 million), Iron and Steel Scrap (Rs. 17,300 million) Iron and Steel (Rs. 15,936 million), Medicinal products (Rs. 12,222 million) and Pulses (Leguminous vegetables) (Rs. 10,340 million).

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Posted on: 2020-05-15T13:39:00+05:00

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