The country’s import of palm oil fell by dollars 124.564 million (29.4 percent) during the July-September period of current fiscal year, according to official figures. The country’ import of palm oil declined to dollars 461.449 million during the July-September period of the last fiscal year from the commodity’s import of dollars 586.013 million in the same period last fiscal year, showing a fall of dollars 124.564 million (20.4 percent), says Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). 

In terms of quantity, palm oil import however went up by 8,072 metric tons (1.45 percent) to 564,115 metric tons during July-September period of the current fiscal years from the commodity’s import of 556,043 metric tons in the same period last fiscal year, the PBS says. 

Copyright Business Recorder, 2013

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