Pakistan’s average per annum trade volume with SAARC countries stands at $5,630.74 million: Dastgir

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ISLAMABAD, May 13 (APP): Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Friday the average per annum trade volume of Pakistan with South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries had been $5,630.74 million during the last three years.

Overall, he added, it was a fact the exports of the country were less than the imports.

Elaborating, he added the volume of exports in July-March 2014-15 stood at US$17.72 billion against US$33.94 billion worth imports while in July-March 2015-16 the exports were US$ 15.06 billion with imports of US$ 32.49 billion, registering balance in the negative by-16.02 and -16.88 respectively.