Exports grew by 27.4% in Sept: Razak

PM's aide says imports data to be released soon


APP October 05, 2021
Pakistan needs to diversify exports by especially focusing on sectors like halal food, IT, pharmaceuticals, etc. PHOTO: REUTERS

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ISLAMABAD:

Adviser for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razaq Dawood on Monday said that the country's exports reached US $2.41 billion and witnessed a growth of 27.4 pe rcent in the month of September.

"Our exports have increased by 27.4 percent in the previous month of September 2021 to $2.41 billion as compared to $1.89 billion in September 2020," the adviser said on his Twitter account.

For the first quarter (Q1) of FY 2021-22, the exports have increased by 28 per cent to $6.99 billion as compared to $5.47 million in Q1 of FY2020-21, he said.

The adviser said that this had been due to the hard work of our exporters and they deserved praise for this accomplishment.

Dawood said the import figures were being analysed in consultation with other government departments and would be released shortly. 

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