Exports of meat, fish, fruits witness positive growth

Friday, May 4th, 2012 2:00:11 by

ISLAMABAD: The Exports of meat and fish as well as their preparations witnessed positive growth of 13.88 percent and 12.12 percent during the first three quarters of the current fiscal year (2011-12) as against the same period of last year.
Similarly, exports of fruits during the period under review increased by 15.25 percent as compared to the same period of last year, according to official data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Exports of meat and meat preparations increased from 8.542 million during July-March (2010-11) to 3.606 million during July- March (2011-12), showing growth of 13.88 percent.
In terms of quantity, the meat exports increased by 2.28 percent by going up from 37,829 metric tons to 38,691 metric tons.
On the other hand, the exports of fish and fish preparations grew from 8.698 million to 2.788 million, showing increase of 12.12 percent.
However, in terms of quantity, the seafood exports decreased by 3.18 percent by falling from 87,272 metric tons to 84,498 metric tons, the data revealed.
The exports of fruits also surged by 15.25 percent during the first three quarters, from 9.222 million to 5.712 million.
On month-on-month basis, the exports of meat during March 2012 increased by 4.12 percent as compared to the exports of February…
Islamabad News Sources

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