Pakistan Rice Exports Surge by 95.26% in Current FY

Wed Feb 21 2024
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Rice exports have recorded a growth of 95.26% during the first seven months of the current financial year as compared to the same period last year.

According to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics from July to January 2023-24, over 3.323 million metric tonnes of rice worth $2.115 billion was exported, as compared to 1.982 million tonnes worth $1.083 billion in the same period of the last year.

Basmati rice exports recorded an increase of 35.59%, with 398,764 metric tonnes worth $456.950 million exported, compared to 320,751 metric tonnes worth $337.008 million last year.

It is pertinent to mention that exports of non-Basmati rice reached over 2.924 million metric tonnes worth at $1.658 billion, compared to 1.661 million metric tonnes worth $746.434 million in the same period last year.


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