By SeafoodSource staff
Published on Sunday, November 04 2012
The exports of fish and fish preparations from Pakistan witnessed increase of 7.22 percent during the first quarter of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year.
The exports of fish and fish preparations were recorded at USD 63.36 million (EUR 49.5 million) during July-September (2012-13) as compared to the exports of USD 59.1 million (EUR 46.2 million) during July-September (2011-12), according to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
In terms of quantity, the exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 11.39 percent during the first three months of current year.
As much as 26,281 metric tons of fish was exported during the first quarter against the exports of 23,593 metric tons during the same period of last year, the data revealed.
During the month of September 2012, the exports of fish and fish preparations witnessed increase of 17.13 percent when compared to the exports of the same moth of the last year.
The exports of fish and fish preparations were recorded at USD 31.42 million (EUR 24.6 million) in September 2012 against the exports of USD 26.84 million (EUR 20.98 million) recorded during September 2011.