ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s rice export to China has risen by 3.90 percent to $ 132.59 million in the first two months of current year.
According to General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC), Sino-Pak bilateral trade had increased significantly in the first two months of 2022. China imported more than 347,434 tons of different types of rice, worth $132.5 million, 18% increase over the import of 294,240 tons worth $ 127.61 million during the same period last year.
Commercial Counselor Pakistan Embassy Beijing, Badar uz Zaman hoped that in the current year, Pakistan would achieve the target of one million tons of rice export to China and within a few years, it would be the largest rice exporter in the Chinese market.
“I think Chinese seed and technology, especially colour sorter machines, helped increase the export of Pakistani rice to China,” he added.
He further said last year China imported about 973,000 tons of rice worth $ 437 million from Pakistan, CEN reported