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Business

Web Desk
February 2, 2021

Pakistan's cumulative exports for ongoing year's seven months show 'a rising trend': Dawood

Business

Web Desk
Tue, Feb 02, 2021
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry, and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood. The News/via Geo.tv/Files

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's cumulative exports for the ongoing fiscal year's seven months "are showing a rising trend", Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry, and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood, revealed on Monday.

Taking to Twitter to share the news, Dawood said Pakistan's exports have maintained the growth trajectory. "Our export for Jan 2021 is up by 8% to $ 2.14 billion, compared to $ 1.98 billion in Jan 2020 according to provisional figures," he said.

"The exports for Jul-Jan 2020-21 have increased by 5.5% to USD 14.245 billion as compared to USD 13.507 billion during Jul-Jan 2019-20.

"Our cumulative exports for seven months of FY 2020-21 are showing a rising trend."

The PM's aide lauded the country's exporters for their determination "despite difficulties created by COVID pandemic, regional export situation & contraction in major markets".

"Exporters please go full speed ahead in exporting your products & in case of any hurdle, inform MOC," he advised them.