Surgical goods and medical instruments worth 58.585 million US dollars were exported from the country during first two months of current financial year as compared the exports of 61.786 million dollars of last year.
According to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports of surgical goods and medical instruments reduced by 4.71 percent in July August, 2018 as compared the exports of the same period of last year.
Meanwhile, the exports of cutlery was recorded at 13.912 million dollars as against the exports of 15.718 million dollars in the same period of last year, whereas chemicals and pharmaceutical products valuing 180.796 million was exported as against 189.010 million dollars of same period of last year. The exports of fertilizers during first two months registered zero growth as no quantity of the fertilizers were exported.
However, the exports of plastic materials grew by 38.98 percent as 41,760 metric tons of the plastic materials worth 55.227 million dollars exported as compared the exports of 41,021 metric tons valuing 39.770 million dollars of same period last year.
The Bureau of Statistics further said that in first two months country earned 33.402 million dollars by exporting about 1,333 metric tons of pharmaceutical products as compared the exports of 33,402 metric tons worth of 37.577 million dollars of same period last year.