China topped the list of countries where Pakistan imported various products in the first ten months of the fiscal year (2020-21), followed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Singapore.
Total imports from China were registered at $ 10,012,080 million from July to April (2020-21), up from $ 7638,060 million from July to April (2019-20). That increased 35.01 percent over the period, said the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).
Followed by the United Arab Emirates, where Pakistan imported $ 5,603.950 million worth of goods, down from imports worth $ 5,663,270 million last year, down 1.00 percent.
Singapore ranks third in the country where Pakistan imported $ 2,492,210 million worth of goods, up from $ 1991,130 million imports last year, an increase of 25.17 percent, according to the SBP.
Among these, Pakistan’s imports from the United States (US) totaled $ 1991,020 million, compared to $ 1,878,422 million in the previous year, an increase of 5.95 percent, while imports from Saudi Arabia were recorded in 1923. $ 886 million from $ 1,178,760 million last year, increased 61.98 percent, the data showed.
Imports from Malaysia were recorded at $ 977,004 million versus $ 821,830 million, while imports from Kuwait were recorded at $ 1075,928 million versus $ 910,496 million last year.
From July to April, imports from South Korea were recorded at $ 1058,760 million versus $ 623,540 million, while imports from Japan were registered at $ 1225,990 million versus $ 924,620 million, while imports from Switzerland were $ 943,460 million versus $ 507,010 million.