The exports of Pakistan to Africa have been increased by 10% even in this hard time of the coronavirus pandemic, said the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood on Friday.
“Alhumdulillah! Even in these testing times Pakistan’s exports to Africa have increased by 10% from July 2019 to 21st April 2020, as compared to the same period last year,” the Advisor to the Prime Minister said on a social networking platform Twitter.
Dawood said that the imports of the rice from Pakistan to Africa have increased by 20% from $500 million to $600 million, tractors from $9 million to 15 million, clothing from $4 million to $50 million, and bed linen from $30 million to $36 million.
Earlier on April 21, the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood said that Gwadar Port has been made operational for the Afghan Trade Transit.
While announcing the development through his official social media account of Twitter, he said that the Gwadar Port has been operationalized for the Afghan Transit Trade under APTTA 2010.