Pakistan Exports of Cement Increases 1.25% To $66.270 Mln In 4 Months

ISLAMABAD: The exports of cement witnessed an increase of 1.25 percent during the first four months of the financial year 2022-23, as against the exports of the corresponding period of last year.

The cement export from the country were recorded at US $66.270 million during July-October (2022-23) against the exports of US $65.451 million from July-October (2021-22), according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

In terms of quantity, the export of cement however dipped by 26.61 percent going down from 1,804,285 metric tons to 1,324,142 metric tons, according to the data.

Meanwhile, year-on-year basis, the export of cement increased by 94.32 percent during the month of October 2022 as compared to the same month of last year.

The export of cement from the country during October 2022 were recorded at US $19.916 million against the export of US $10.249 million in October 2021.

On a month-on-month basis, exports of cement declined by 31.65 percent during October 2022 when compared to the export of US $ 29.137 million in September 2022, the PBS data revealed.