Surgical goods, medical instruments worth $ 73.402 million exported in two months

ISLAMABAD, Oct 4 (APP):The exports of surgical goods and medical instruments during first two months of current financial year increased by 24.52% as compared the exports of the corresponding period of last year.

During the period from July-August, 2019, different surgical goods and medical instruments worth of $73.402 million exported as against the exports of $59.948 million of the corresponding period of last year, according the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Meanwhile, country earned $18.858 million by exporting cutlery goods in first two months of current financial year as compared the $13.907 million of the same period of last year.
The exports of the cutlery goods witnessed about 21.21% increase during the period under review, the data revealed.

During the period under review, the exports of pharmaceutical products grew by 8.21% and about 2,365 metric tons of pharmaceutical products worth of $38.500 million exported as against the exports of 1,890 metric tons valuing $33.731 million of same period last year, it added.

It may be recalled here that, local exports in dollars terms during the period from July-August, 2019 increased by 2.79%, as it was recorded at $ 3,753 million against $3,651 million as compared the corresponding period of last year.

Meanwhile, in terms of dollars, the imports during July-August, 2019 was recorded at $7,677 million as against $ 9,769 million during the corresponding period of last year showing a decrease of 21.41%.

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