ISLAMABAD: The Export Section of the AFU did a good export business of Rs10254million during 2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2017-18.
According to details given by sources of Export Section of the Air Freight Unit (AFU) Islamabad that the Export Section earned Rs2053.56million more export business during 2nd Quarter (October to December) FY17-18 than the export business done in 1st Quarter (July to September) FY17-18.
The sources told CT that, during 2nd Quarter FY17-18, the Export Section processed 17,730 Goods Decelerations (GDs). The Export Section generated business in value of Rs8200.44million during First Quarter FY17-18.
The exports have been flourishing at the Export Section of Islamabad for the last six months (July to December) FY17-18.
Sources added that, during 1st Quarter FY17-18, the popular exports consisted of fresh chilled meat, vegetables, surgical goods, leather goods, textile fabrics and a little amount of small consignments of different other items.
Telling about the comparative performance between 1st Quarter 2017-18 and 2016-17, the sources said that, during the month of September FY17-18, the Export Section showed 38.17% of growth with extra value of Rs860million against the corresponding FY16-17. During September FY17-18, the Export Section earned Rs3112.14million of business while it did Rs2252.33million of business during the same period of FY16-17.
During the month of August FY17-18, the Export Section generated Rs2635.21million of business whereas it did the business of Rs1720.00million during FY16-17. The Export Section did an extra business in value of Rs915million during FY17-18 against the same period of previous August FY16-17.
During July FY17-18, the Export Section earned a business of Rs2453.09million while it did the export business in value of Rs2384.38million during the same period of corresponding FY16-17. During said comparative period of July, the Export Section performed an extra business in value of Rs68.71million against the same period of previous FY2016-17.