ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s gold imports declined by 48.10% within the first three quarters of the continued fiscal 12 months in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months, confirmed the information issued by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
Pakistan had recorded gold imports throughout July-March (2020-21) at $5.947 million as in comparison with the $11.459 million gold imported within the final fiscal 12 months.
When it comes to amount, Pakistan imported 98 kilograms of gold throughout the interval beneath overview as in comparison with the imports of 272 kilograms final 12 months, displaying a decline of 63.97%.
In the meantime, on a year-on-year foundation, the gold imports into the nation witnessed a rise of 135.69% throughout the month of March 2021 as in comparison with March 2020.
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On a month-on-month foundation, the gold imports throughout March 2021 elevated by 9.12% as in comparison with the imports of $0.581 million in February 2021 whereas when it comes to amount, the imports elevated by 10% in March 2021 when in comparison with the imports of 10 kilograms in February 2021.
It’s pertinent to say right here that the nation’s merchandise imports throughout the first three quarters elevated by 13.57% by rising from $34.791 billion final 12 months to $39.512 billion throughout the present fiscal 12 months.
However, the exports additionally elevated by 7.12%, to $18.685 billion towards the exports of $17.443 billion final 12 months.