Increase in volume of Pakistan’s trade surplus with France on annual basis during 10 months
In the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan’s trade surplus with France has recorded an increase on annual basis. In the first 10 months of the fiscal year, Pakistani exports to France have grown by 13 percent, while imports from France have decreased by 8 percent. According to the data released by the State Bank in this regard, in the period from July to April, France received 487.19 million dollars in foreign exchange from exports, which is 13.26% more than the same period of the previous fiscal year. Exports to France earned the country 430.13 million dollars in foreign exchange, the volume of Pakistani exports to France was recorded at 46.39 million dollars in April.
According to the State Bank, in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, imports from France have recorded an annual decrease of 8 percent. In the period from July to April 2023, imports from France were recorded at 352.69 million dollars, which was 380.18 million dollars in the same period of the previous fiscal year. In April, imports from France were $15.30 million, which was $21.70 million in March and $39.77 million in April last year.