Pakistan exports fall 25% in 5MFY15-16

Pakistan exports fall 25% in 5MFY15-16
Published: 21 December 2015

Tagged Under: Pakistan Exports Consumption 

Cement exports from Pakistan have fallen by more than 25 per cent in the first five months of the current fiscal year. Between July and November 2015 cement exports reached 2.56Mt, compared with 3.45Mt in the corresponding period of the previous financial year.

Cement plants in the north sold 1.63Mt of exports, down by 25.2 per cent YoY, but dispatched 10.17Mt to domestic market, an increase of 14.6 per cent YoY.

In the south, domestic growth was more robust at 21.1 per cent with sales increasing from 1.69Mt to 2.04Mt but exports slumped by 26.6 per cent to 0.93Mt.