ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan’s exports for the month of December 2020 stood at US$ 2.357 billion, the highest export ever in the mentioned month.
Sharing the Provisional Data on Friday, the Prime Minister’s Adviser for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood said that Pakistan’s exports for December 2020 grew by 18.3% to US$ 2.357 billion as compared to US$ 1.993 billion in December 2019, an increase of US$ 364 million over December 2019.
“This is the highest export ever in the month of December,” the adviser told.
The adviser said that for the period July-December 2020, Pakistan’s exports increased by 4.9% to US$ 12.104 billion as compared to US$ 11.533 billion in the corresponding period last year.
Abdul Razak Dawood said that this shows the resilience of the economy of Pakistan and it is a vindication of the government’s policy to keep the wheels of the economy running during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The adviser also commended the exporters for achieving this feat during these testing times and urged them to aggressively focus on capturing a larger share of international trade.
“Exporters you are a great asset for our Country and I salute you all,” he said.