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Fish, Cement and Leather Exports Goes Up in Pakistan

Islamabad (July 09, 2018): The exports of leather products from the country increased by 8 per cent while, exports of fish and fish preparations and cement registered a growth of  16.33 and 1.77 percent respectively, during the first eleven months of the fiscal year 2017-18 as compared to the corresponding period of last year.According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan exported leather products worth $478.857 million during July 2017-May 18 against the imports of $443.430 million in July 2016-May 2017, showing growth of 7.99 per cent.According to data released by PBS regarding seafood, Pakistan exported seafood worth $423.996 million during July 2017-May 2018 as compared to the exports of $364.481 million in July 2016-May 2017, showing an increase of 16.33 percent.The cement exports have registered a growth of 1.77 percent from 4.66 million tonnes in 2016-17 to 4.75 million tonnes during 2017-18, inching up first time after nine years. According to data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA), the country exported 4.7 million tonnes cement in fiscal year 2017-18 after a long time, as it was declining since 2008-09.

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