June 13, 2014 – BR Report
Export of pulses surged by 80.36 percent to 2.819 million dollars in July-April 2013-14, according to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). Pulses export has recorded an increase of 1.256 million dollars during July-April 2013-14 as compared to the commodity’s export of 1.563 million dollars in the same period of last fiscal year, the PBS says.
In term of volume pulses export depicted a growth of 1,289 metric tons (67 percent) to 3,227 metric tons in July-April 2013-14 as compared to the export of 1,938 metric tons in the same period of last fiscal year, PBS mentioned. In April 2014 no export of pulses made against the export stood 36,000 dollars in April 2013, suggesting a fall of 100 percent in term of value. Similarly pulses export stood at 45 metric tons in April 2013.