ISLAMABAD: Fertilizers exports from the country during first five months of current financial year grew by 100 percent as compared the corresponding period of last year.
About 190,084 metric tons of fertilizers manufactured worth US$ 41.469 million exported as compared the exports of same period last year, said data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Meanwhile, exports of surgical goods and medical instruments also grew by 14.03 percent as surgical goods and medical instruments worth US$ 157.66 million exported, which was recorded at US$ 137.745 million in same period of last year, it added.
During the period under review, the country earned US$ 38.222 million by exporting cutlery goods against the exports of US$ 32.640 million of same period last year, where as chemical and pharmaceutical products worth of US$ 451.333 million also exported as against the exports of US$ 337.457 million of same period of last year.
About 68,821 metric tons of plastic material valuing US$ 100.81 million was exported as compared the exports of 72,902 metric tons valuing 87.633 million of same period of last year, the data revelled.
Meanwhile, country earned US$ 226.174 million by exporting the other chemicals, which was recorded at US$ 159.169 million of same period last year.