February 1, 2021 (MLN): Pakistan’s exports have maintained growth and for the first time in 8 years, the exports have crossed the $2-billion mark in four consecutive months, said Adviser to Prime Minister of Pakistan for Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razzaq Dawood via his official Twitter handle on Monday.
According to provisional figures, exports for January 2021 are up by 8% to $ 2.14 billion, compared to $ 1.98 billion in Jan 2020.
Cumulatively, the exports for Jul-Jan 2020-21 have increased by 5.5% to $14.245 billion as compared to $13.507 billion during Jul-Jan 2019-20. “Our cumulative exports for seven months of FY 2020-21 are showing a rising trend,” he said.
He further stated that our exporters have achieved this feat despite difficulties created by COVID pandemic, regional export situation & contraction in major markets.