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Economic indicators stay positive, LSM, exports witness growth

Economic indicators stay positive, LSM, exports witness growth

ISLAMABAD: Despite challenges, the performance of various sectors of economy showed impressive growth as depicted by different economic growth indicators.

During the first five months of the current fiscal year, the exports have witnessed a growth of 10.49 percent over the corresponding period of Fiscal year 2016-17, while during the month of November, the exports increased by 12.35 percent compared to the exports of November 2016, as reported by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

The Large Scale Manufacturing Industries (LSMI) of the country witnessed an impressive growth of 9.64 percent during the first four months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of last year.