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Pakistan’s exports cross $2bn mark in 4 consecutive months ‘first time in 8 years’: Dawood

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  • Dawood says Pakistan’s exports in Jan 2021 rose 8% to $2.14bn, in comparison with $1.98bn in corresponding interval in 2020
  • Pakistan’s exports for July 2020-Jan 2021 interval grew 5.5% to $14.25bn versus $13.51bn throughout July 2019-Jan 2020 interval 
  • Lauds exporters for feat “despite difficulties created by COVID pandemic, regional export situation & contraction in major markets”

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports have crossed the $2-billion mark in 4 consecutive months “for the first time in 8 years”, based on Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Business, and Funding, Abdul Razak Dawood.

A “happy” Dawood took to Twitter to share the information, saying Pakistan’s exports have maintained the expansion trajectory.

“Our export for Jan 2021 is up by 8% to $ 2.14 billion, compared to $ 1.98 billion in Jan 2020 according to provisional figures,” he stated. “The exports for Jul-Jan 2020-21 have increased by 5.5% to USD 14.245 billion as compared to USD 13.507 billion during Jul-Jan 2019-20.”

“Our cumulative exports for seven months of FY 2020-21 are showing a rising trend.”

The PM’s aide lauded the nation’s exporters for his or her willpower “despite difficulties created by COVID pandemic, regional export situation & contraction in major markets”.

“Exporters please go full speed ahead in exporting your products & in case of any hurdle, inform MOC,” he suggested them.

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