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Cement exports posts 21.94pc growth during FY2019

Cement exports posts 21.94pc growth during FY2019

ISLAMABAD: The export of cement from the country during the financial year 2018-19 witnessed an increase of 21.94pc, as compared to the corresponding period of last year.

The cement exports from the country were recorded at $271.726 million during July-June 2018-19, as against the exports of $222.841 million during July-June 2017-18, according to the latest data issued by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

In terms of quantity, the export of the cement witnessed an increase of 40.41pc, from 4,562,634 metric tonnes in FY18 to 6,406,418 metric tonnes in FY19.

Meanwhile, on a year-on-year basis, the cement exports witnessed a decline of 29.17pc in June 2019, as it went down from $16.31 million in June 2018 to $11.556 million.