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Pharmaceutical export increases 0.37% in last five months

The export of pharmaceutical products from the country during the last five months of current financial year witnessed growth of 0.37 percent as compared to same period of last year.
During the period from July-November 2012 about 6,989 metric tons of pharmaceutical products worth US$ 58.715 million exported as compared to 8,324 metric tons of US$ 58.500 million same period of last financial year. According the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the export of fertilizers manufactured in dollar term grew by 432.35 percent during the period under review as about 348 metric tons of fertilizers worth US$ 0.126 million exported as against the 65 metric tons valuing US$ 0.022 million during in same period last year.
Meanwhile,the export of cutlery posted 0.63 percent growth as country earned US$ 34.647 million by exporting the cutlery products as against US$ 34.249 million during same period last year.
During the period from July-November 2012, country earned US$ 4.169 million by exporting the Onyx manufactured which was up by 9.94 percent as compared with the first five months of last financial. However, the export of surgical goods and medical instruments decreased by 2.86 percent as it came down from US$ 123.42 million last year’s to US$ 119.89 million of current financial year.



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