Rice exports increased over 29 percent this year as compared to last year

Rice exports from the country during 11 months of current financial year witnessed 29.15 percent increase as compared to the exports of corresponding period of last fiscal year.

According to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the rice exports were recorded at 3.889 million metric tons during same period of last year.

During the period from July-May, 2017-18, 461,472 metric tons of basmati rice worth 478.853 million dollars were exported as against the exports of 406,824 metric tons of same period last year.

In last 11 months of financial year 2017-18, basmati rice exports grew by 24.14 percent as compared to exports of the corresponding period of last year.

Source: Radio Pakistan