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Orange export likely to reach 3 lac ton: Waheed Ahmed

KARACHI: The orange export is likely to reached at 3 lac tons. At least 40% orange of total export has sent to Russia since December 2014.

All Pakistan fruits and vegetable exporters importers and merchants association chairman Waheed Ahmed said that more than 2 lac tons orange has exported to Russian market.

He said that at least Rs. 16 crore dollars foreign exchange has been received from 40 thousand tons of orange exports this year, due to which 20 crore dollars foreign exchange is expected.

According to the association, Pakistan can increase vegetables and citrus fruit exports till 1 billion dollars. In this context, it needs to focus on research and development.