PAKISTAN: Textile, apparel exports grow in five-month period
The export of textiles and apparel from Pakistan grew by just over 6% in the first five months of the current fiscal year, according to the latest data.
Figures from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics revealed exports in the period July to November were up 6.02% to US$5.68bn compared to exports of $5.36bn in the year ago period.
Raw cotton recorded the highest growth, while cotton yarn, cotton carded or combed, and yarn other than cotton yarn, all declined in the period.
Pakistan's imports declined in the period, totalling $883.03m, representing a drop of 0.3%.
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