Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported that Pakistan’s textile group exports in July-April 2021-2022 reached a new high of $15.981 billion, up from $12.688 billion in the same period last year, a 25.96 per cent rise.
Exports of the textile group climbed by 7.01 per cent month over month to $1.739 billion in April 2022, compared to $1.625 billion in March 2022. Textile group exports increased by 30.50 per cent year over year in April 2022, compared to $1.332 billion in April 2021.
Cotton yarn exports increased by 22.11 per cent from July to April 2021-22 to $1.006 billion, compared to $823.952 million in the same period the previous year, and declined by 4.95 per cent in April 2022 to $97.655 million, compared to $102.736 million in the same month the previous year.
The country’s overall exports from July to April 2021-22 were $26.247 billion, up from $20.905 billion in the same time last year, a 25.55 per cent rise. Pakistan’s exports in the last month (April 2022) were $2.897 billion, up 4.32 per cent from $2.777 billion in March 2022 and up 30.61 per cent from $2.218 billion in April 2021.
Major export goods
Knitwear: Rs90,096 million
Readymade garments: Rs64,669 million
Bed wear: Rs51,398 million
Cotton cloth: Rs38,763 million
Towels: Rs19,974 million
Cotton yarn: Rs18,016 million
Made-up articles: Rs15,277 million (excluding towels and bedwear)
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