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Fruit exports from Pakistan increased 62% in Q1

Staff Writer | November 4, 2016
During the first quarter of the current financial year, fruit exports from Pakistan increased by 61.43 percent.
Pakistan fruit
Food trade   115,367 metric tons of fresh fruit
Vegetable exports decreased by 41.70 percent as compared to the corresponding period of last year.

About 115,367 metric tons of fresh fruit worth $91.713 million was exported during the period from July-September, 2016 as compared to 74,018 million tons worth $56.813 million during the same period of last year, according the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

However, vegetable exports reduced by 41.70 percent, as about 97,434 metric tons of vegetables, worth $26.648 million, were exported in first quarter as compared to 166,540 metric tons, valuing $45.712 million, in the first three months of last year.