Vegetables exports increased record 1.51pc in 10 months

ISLAMABAD: Vegetables exports during first ten months of FY 2020-21 grew by 1.51 percent as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year.

During the period from July-April 20-21, Vegetables worth $ 277,507 thousand exported as compared to worth $ 273,383 thousand of same period of last year.

According to the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports of Fruits increased by 1.15 percent, worth $ 393,216 thousand were exported as compared to the exports of $ 388,733 thousand of same period of last year.

Meanwhile, Spices increased by 4.40 per cent, worth $ 77,111 thousand were also exported in current financial year as compared to the exports of valuing $ 73,793 thousand of same period of last year.

During the period under view, the exports of All other Food items increased by 8.61 per cent, worth $ 475,893 thousand were exported as compared to the exports of $ 438,157 thousand of same period of last year.