ISLAMABAD: The exports of engineering goods from the country during first four months of current financial year grew by 42.44 percent as compared to the same period of last year.
Engineering goods worth US$ 110.95 million exported during the period from July-October, 2013, as against exports of US$ 77.89 million of corresponding period of last year, showed the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
The export of electric fans increased by 23.45 percent as 511 thousand numbers of fans worth US$ 12.268 million exported as compared to 485 thousand numbers valuing US$ 9.936 million of same period last year, it added.
The data revealed that country earned US$ 5.906 million by exporting transport equipment, which was up by 0.58 percent as against the exports of last financial year. The exports of transport equipments were recorded at US$ US$ 5.872 million in first four months of last financial year.
During the period from July-October, 2013, the exports of other electric machinery increased by 64.13 percent where as US$ 32.58 million added in national reserves compared to US$ 19.85 million of same period last year.
However, from July-October, 2013, the exports of machinery specialized for particular industry decreased by 12.63 percent.The country managed to earn US$ 9.23 million which was recorded at US$ 10.56 million in same period of last year.
Meanwhile, exports of auto parts and accessories also shrunk by 29.35 percent during the period under review and came down from US$ 8.38 million to US$ 5.992 million.
However, during the period under review other machinery exports registered increase of 93.45 percent and reached at US$ 45.04 million as against exports of US$ 23.28 million of same period last year, it added.