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Raw cotton worth US$ 55.551 million exported in 8 months

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According to the official new resources of Pakistan raw cotton exports from the country during eight months of current financial year grew by 38.0% as compared the exports of the corresponding period of last year.
During the period from July-February, 2017-18, about 33,683 metric tons of raw cotton worth US$ 55.551 million exported as compared the exports of 23,476 metric tons valuing US$ 40.225 million of same period of last year. According to PBS exports of cotton yarn increased by 1.87 % as about 332,325 metric tons of the cotton yarn worth US$ 859.716 million exported as against the exports of 302,652 metric tons valuing US$ 843.953 million of the same period of last year, the data reveled.
It may be recalled that textile group exports from the country grew by 7.17 % during the period under review as textile products worth US$ 8.793 billion were exported as against the exports of US$ 8.205 billion of same period last year.