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Pakistan exports furniture worth $3.588 million

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Furniture worth US$ 3.858 million exported during the fiscal year 2017-18 as compared to the exports of US$ 4.500 million of the corresponding period of last year, showing about 14.27 percent decrease.

During the period from July-June, 2017-18, about 184,000 units of different furniture products worth US$ 3.858 million were imported as compared the imports of 229,000 units of 4.500 million of same period of last year, said the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Meanwhile, handicraft worth US$ 4.009 million were exported as compare the exports of US$ 2.857 million of same period last year, which grew by 40.32 percent.

During the period under review, jewellary valuing US$ 5.903 million were exported as compare the US$  5.827 million of same period last year and it was increased by 1.30 percent, the data reveled.

Surgical goods and medical instruments worth US$ 348.579 million were exported during 11 months of the last financial year ended on June 30, 2017 as compared the corresponding period of last year.

The exports of above mention items had registered about 13.28 percent growth during the period under review as their exports were recorded at US$ 307.723 million during 11 months of fiscal year 2016-17.

Meanwhile, the country also earned US$ 957.940 million by exporting other chemicals and pharmaceutical products, which was stood at US$ 784.800 million in the corresponding period of last year, said the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

During the period from July-May, 2017-18, exports of other chemicals also grew by 31.77 percent and were recorded at US$ 505.83 million as against the exports of US$ 383.882 million of same period last year, it added.

The exports of fertilizers also witnessed tremendous growth of 632.74 percent as during the period from July-May, 2017-18, about 234,145 metric tons of fertilizers manufactured worth US$ 51.321 million were exported as compared the exports of 30,124 metric tons valuing US$ 7,004 of same period last year.

According the data country earned US$ 82.582 million by exporting cutlery products as compared the exports of US$ 75.280 million of same period last year, which was up by 9.70 percent, it added.

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