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Fish Exports Increase 16.48% in Six Months

01 February 2012

PAKISTAN - The exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 16.48 per cent during the first half of the current fiscal year.

The exports of fish and fish preparations were recorded at $153.682 million during July-December (2011-12) as against the exports of $131.941 million during July-December (2010-12)), Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.

In terms of quantity, reports DailyTimes, the fish exports during period under review increased by 6,12 per cent from 57,043 metric tonnes last year to 60,535 metric tonnes during this year, the data revealed. On the other hand, the exports of fish increased by 20.39 per cent during December 2011 as compared to the same month of the last fiscal year.

Fish exports during December 2011 were recorded at $27.927 million against the exports of $23.198 million during December 2010, according to data.

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