Vegetable exports increase 10.80% during FY 2018-19: SBP

August 1, 2019: The vegetable products exports from the country during July-June (2018-19) were recorded at $3380.799 million against the export of $3051.165 million during July-June (2017-18), showing growth of 10.80 percent, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported.

The food commodities that contributed positively included edible vegetables, export of which grew from $146.892 million last year to $242.448 million during the current fiscal year, showing growth of 65.05 percent.

The exports of coffee, tea, mate drink and spices increased by 15.58 percent, from $104.852 million to $122.246 million whereas the exports of oil seeds and oleaginous fruits increased by 45.03 percent, from $75.841 million to $109.999milion.

The exports of cereals grew by 06 percent from $2158.776 million to $2288.418 million while the exports of edible fruits and nuts increased by 11.47 percent, from $383.419 million last year to $427.790 million, the data revealed.

The exports product of milling industry witnessed growth of 8.80 percent, from $126.639 million to $137.790 million whereas the exports of vegetable planting materials increased by 48.37 percent, from $5.705 million to $8.465 million.


Posted on: 2019-08-01T15:02:00+05:00