March 7, 2019: The pharmaceutical products worth US $122.181 million were exported during first seven months of current financial year as compared the exports of US $118.942 million of the corresponding period of last year.
The exports of pharmaceutical products grew by 2.72 percent during the period from July-January, 2018-19 as compared the same period of last year, according the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Meanwhile, country also earned US $350.508 million during the period under review by exporting other chemicals, which was stood at US $313.045 million of same period of last year.
Surgical goods and medical instruments worth US $221.189 million were also exported in last seven months as compared the exports of US$ 220.927 million of same period of last year, registering growth of 0.12 percent.
During the period under review, an amount of US $665.525 million fetched by exporting chemicals and pharmaceutical products as compared the US $619.035 million of same period of last year.
The exports of pharmaceutical and chemicals recorded 5.89 percent growth in first seven months of current financial year. However, during seven month exports of fertilizers manufactured remained negative and decreased by 100 percent which was recorded at 189,214 metric tons valuing US$ 43.468 million in same period of last year.