Saturday Aug 05, 2017
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan exported surgical goods and medical instruments worth US$ 339.19 million during the last fiscal year ended on June 30, 2017, as against the exports of US $ 358.766 million of the corresponding period of last year.
The exports of above mention goods were recorded at US$ 358.766 million during the financial year 2015-16.
According to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the cutlery exports grew by 2.52 percent and reached at US$ 82.436 million in the fiscal year 2016-17 as compared to the exports of US$ 80.404 million in the same period last year.
Meanwhile, the exports of chemical and pharma products increased by 9.21 percent as chemical and pharmaceutical products valuing US $ 878.463 million exported as compared the exports of US $ 804.337 million in the same period last year.
During the period from July-June, 2016-17, about 44,250 metric tons of fertilizers manufactured valuing US$ 10.158 million exported as compared the exports of the same period last year.
During the last financial year ended on June 30, 2017, exports of fertilizers manufactured grew by 100 percent as compared the corresponding period of last year, the data added.
According to the data, about 9,029 metric tons of pharmaceutical products worth US$ 212.291 million exported which was up by 3.63 percent against the exports of last year.
The country had earned US$ 204.846 million by exporting about 11,112 metric tons of pharmaceutical products during the year 2015-16, it added.