Crude oil production witnesses 12.8% surge, import declines by 15.38%

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ISLAMABAD, June 10 (APP):The country’s domestic production of crude oil has witnessed around 12. 8 percent increase during a nine-month period of the current fiscal year from July-March.

According to Pakistan Economic Survey 2018-19 unveiled by Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, the domestic production of crude oil remained 24.6 million barrels during the period under review as compared to 21.8 million barrels in the same period last year.