Pakistan’s cement exports witnessed jumped to 32.4 percent during first half of current fiscal year (1HFY19) comparing preceding year amid truncated local sales.
The export of the commodity increased to $157 million in July-December (2018-19) against the export worth of $118.586 million in same period of last year, a latest data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said.
In term of quantity, the cement export recorded 55.52 percent increase to 3.671 million Metric Ton (MT) during the period under review as compared to export of 2.
36 million Metric ton cement during same period of previous year.
Cement export jumped by 78.02 percent to $25.89 million (YoY) in December 2018 from $14.54 million of cement export during December 2017, the data revealed.
The overall export of goods during first half of current
Current fiscal year recorded an increase of 2.19 percent to $11.216 billion against the exports of $10.976 billion recorded during same period of last year.