Food imports up by 2.68 percent in 3 quarters

ISLAMABAD, April 25 (APP): The food imports into the country increased by 2.68 percent during the first three quarters of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of last year.

The food imports into the country during July-March (2015-16) were recorded at $3.983 compared to the imports of $3.835 million during July-March (2014-15), according to latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

During the period under review, the imports of milk, cream and milk food increased by 2.44 percent, from $188.655 million to $193.254 million.