ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized on diversification of export products.
Chairing a review meeting on enhancing exports in Islamabad on Wednesday, the prime minister said that the government has been providing all possible facilities to exporters.
برامدات کا حجم بڑھانے کے لیے غیر روایتی مصنوعات پر توجہ دی جائے۔ وزیر اعظم
برآمدات بڑھانے کے لئے پاکستانی سفارتخانوں میں تعینات افسران کے لئے اہداف متعین کیے جائیں
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— Prime Minister’s Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) September 29, 2021
The prime minister said that there is a need to focus the Countries that offer markets for Pakistani products and directed for giving targets to the Officers deputed at Pakistani Missions abroad in this regard.
Presenting a comparative analysis, the Commerce Division told the meeting that value-added exports rose by US$ 3.8 billion in 2020-21 as compared to the exports done during 2015-18.
The meeting was apprised that due to investment-friendly policies and incentives to the exporters, an increase of US$ 2.7 billion in the export of non-traditional products has also been recorded.
The meeting was informed that exports of traditional products, steps are being taken to enhance the volume of non-traditional products including food products, fruit, information technology, and ceramics.