Imports into Pakistan increase by 7.47% MoM in October

November 18, 2019: Imports into Pakistan during October, 2019 amounted to Rs. 635,282 million (provisional) as against Rs. 591,111 million (provisional) in September, 2019 and Rs. 626,031 million during October, 2018, showing an increase of 7.47% over September, 2019 and of 1.48% over October, 2018.

In terms of US dollars the imports in October, 2019 were $4,074 million (provisional) as compared to $3,785 million (provisional) in September, 2019 showing an increase of 7.64% but decreased by 15.14% as compared to $4,801 million in October, 2018.

Imports during July-October, 2019 totaled Rs. 2,409,104 million (provisional) as against Rs. 2,383,480 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing an increase of 1.08%.

In terms of US dollars the imports during July-October, 2019 totaled $15,323 million (provisional) as against $18,966 million during the corresponding period of last year, showing a decrease of 19.21%.

Main commodities of imports during October, 2019 were Petroleum products (Rs. 61,605 million), Petroleum crude (Rs. 56,624 million), Natural gas, liquified (Rs. 35,223 million), Fertilizer manufactured (Rs. 30,014 million), Power generating machinery (Rs. 27,219 million), Electrical machinery and apparatus (Rs. 25,439 million), Plastic materials (Rs. 24,109 million), Palm oil (Rs. 22,481 million), Iron and steel scrap (Rs. 22,149 million), Iron and steel (Rs. 21,997 million)

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Posted on: 2019-11-18T17:57:00+05:00

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