Trade Deficit widens by 30% to reach $ 9.1 Billion during July – September

According to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan's Exports during July to September rose by 11% to reach $5.17 billion. On the flip side, Pakistan's imports were nearly double of the exports during July to September rising by 22% to reach $14.2 billion. 

Month Wise Trade – 2017 (USD Million)
IndicatorsSep, 2017Aug, 2017Jul, 2017Jun, 2017May, 2017April, 2017
Trade Balance-2,798.00-3,086.00-3,204.00-2,622.00-3,465.00-3,193.00
Exports1,675.001,866.001,631.001,912.001,627.001,805.00
Imports4,473.004,952.004,835.004,534.005,092.004,998.00

Accoridng to the new data, Trade Deficit during July to September has widened by 29.7% to $9.1 billion.

During the month of September, Exports rose 8.9% to $1.6 billion whereas, Imports almost double to reach $4.4 billion; an increase of16.7%.

Trade deficit during the month of September widened by 22% to $2.79 billion

Posted on: 2017-10-11T18:19:00+05:00