Published On: Wed, Feb 14th, 2018

Services exports up 4.72pc in two quarters

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ISLAMABAD: The services exports during first half of fiscal year 2017-18 rose to $2.58 billion compared to the exports of $2.46 billion in same period of previous year, thus posting an increase of 4.72 per cent.

Similarly the imports of services also registered an increase of 9.01 per cent as it reached to $5.14 billion in Jul-Dec 2017-18 from $4.7 billion in first six months of fiscal year 2016-17, according to a latest data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

The services trade deficit however widened by 13.7 per cent as it rose to $2.56 billion in Jul-Dec 2017-18 from $2.25 billion in same period of preceding year.–Agencies

 

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