Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Trade Relations Between Kabul-Islamabad Improved Recently

Trade Relations Between  Kabul-Islamabad Improved Recently

KABUL - Pakistan and Afghanistan continue to maintain up-ward trajectory of trade contrary to the false news by some Afghan media, a statement from the Pakistani embassy in Kabul said on Tuesday.
The Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul was pleased to report that due to its well-directed efforts, Afghanistan exports to Pakistan increased by 29.53% from US$ 342 million during Pakistan’s FY 2016-17 to US$ 443 million 2017-18.
It added, Pakistan remained the largest export market for Afghanistan.
On the other hand, Afghanistan continue to increase its imports from Pakistan, as Afghan imports increased from Pakistan by 18.33% for the period i.e. US$ 1,271 million in year 2016-17 to US$ 1,504 million in year 2017-18.
Karachi Port also remained a major venue for Afghan transit trade as worth US$ 3.321 billion goods were imported by Afghanistan in the year 2017-18 though the Port.  (Pajhwok)