The exports from the country witnessed positive growth of 4.26 percent while the imports decreased by 2.37 percent during the first quarter of the current fiscal year, indicating a positive trends in the overall trade volume of the country. Exports from the country during July-September (2012-13) were recorded at US$6.187 billion against the exports of US$5.934 billion during the same period of last year, according to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). On the other hand, the imports into the country decreased from US$11.117 billion last year to US$10.853 billion during the current fiscal year, the data revealed. Based on these figures, the overall trade deficit has been recorded at 9.97 percent as it reduced from the deficit of US$5.183 billion last year to US$4.666 this year. During the month of September 2012, the exports from the country increased by 21.12 percent wheres the imports decreased by 3.20 percent when compared to the same month of the last year. Exports from the country during September 2012 were recorded at US$2.219 billion against the exports of US$1.832 billion during September 2011. Imports into the country decreased from US$3.622 billion during September 2011 to US$3.504 billion during September 2012, according to the PBS data. Meanwhile, as compared to the exports of US$1.911 billion during July 2012, the exports from the country increased by 16.12 percent whereas imports into the country decreased by 4.86 percent in September 2012 when compared to the imports of US$3.685 billion in July 2012.