from July 2017 to February 2018
Ever wonder what are the top products that Pakistan exports? Pakistan is the land of many natural resources, and its land provides amazing products.
Pakistan has many bilateral and multilateral trade agreements with many countries and is also a member of the World Trade Organization. Every country has its unique products, and due to these unique products, demand of import-export increases.
9 Top Products that Pakistan Exports
Following are the top products that Pakistan exports.
Pakistan exports the high-quality rice to Oman, UAE, Kenya, Thailand, Jordan and many other countries. Pakistan produces the best quality basmati rice. This year Pakistan has exported 2.59 million metric tons of rice in total, which has a value of 1.224 billion US$. Export of rice is showing improvement in trade which is very good for our countries economy. The members of REAP (Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan) are working aggressively to increase rice export.
Pakistan produces 110 kinds of mangoes including Chaunsa, Sindhri, Langra, Dasehri, Anwar Ratool, Saroli, Toota Pari, Fajri, Neelum, Almas, Sanwal, and Desi. Mango is the 2nd largest fruit crop and 2nd major exported fruit in Pakistan. Pakistan mainly exports mangoes to Iran, China, the Middle East, Japan, Hong Kong, and Germany. Pakistan is the 5th largest mango producer in the world.
Pakistan export fresh Kinnows of the best quality around the world. It has exported 370,000 metric tons of Kinnow this year. This is the highest export volume recorded that generated $222 million for the country. Pakistan exports the best quality kinnows to Russia, Philippine, Iran, Sri-Lanka, Indonesia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Bangladesh, Malaysia, and the UAE.
Cotton Fiber, Spun Cotton, and Raw Cotton are exported as the top cash crop of Pakistan. Pakistan also exports cotton products like cotton yarn, readymade garments, knitwear, cotton cloths, bedwear, and towels. Pakistan exports cotton to China, Germany, USA, UK, France, Russia, Italy, Spain, Canada, Brazil, Australia, Netherlands, and many others. From July 2017 to February 2018, Pakistan exported about 33,683 metric tons of raw cotton worth $55.551 million for 8 months. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statics, the country exported about 332,325 metric tons of cotton yarn worth $859.716 million during the same 8-month period. Also, it exported textile products worth $8.793 billion during the same period.
5. Surgical Instruments
Pakistan has 3600 firms, more than 150,000 workers engaged in manufacturing of Surgical Instruments of the highest quality for export. Companies produce surgical and dental instruments and a wide range of other specialist precision tools made from the finest raw material and highest standards. Pakistan exported $221.298 million worth of surgical and medical instruments in the first seven months of the current financial year. Pakistan exports surgical instruments to the USA, UK, Germany, Brazil, France, Australia and Russia.
6. Leather Goods
Leather goods are among the top export products of Pakistan, which include bags, jackets, pants, shoes, and other daily wear products. Major importers of leather goods from Pakistan are Russia, Italy, France, Canada, UK, USA, Spain, Netherlands, Australia, and Brazil. Pakistan exported around $478.85 million worth of leather goods during the 11 months of the current financial year.
Pakistan offers the highest quality furniture import around the globe. Built-in Punjab and exported through Karachi. Pakistan’s major furniture importers are UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, and the USA. China has shown interest in making furniture manufacturing units in a joint venture in Pakistan. The main focus of the venture is to promote the furniture trade between both countries, and China is also focusing on opening Pakistani furniture outlets in Guangzhou. Pakistan exports $8 million to $12 million worth of furniture annually.
Pakistan has provided best quality footballs to the world, especially in FIFA world cup matches. This year Pakistan manufactured top quality football named Telstar for the FIFA world cup held in Russia. In 2014 football named Brazuca was manufactured for the FIFA world cup in Brazil. Before that, Pakistan has provided hand-stitched football for all the world cups from 1990 to 2010. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statics, the country has manufactured and supplied 37.28 million footballs worth $153.018 million to foreign countries.
Pakistan exports fresh and healthy shrimps and prawns to continents. It exported $264.18 million worth of fish in the foreign market during the first eight months of 2017 to 2018. The European Union members states and China are Pakistan’s biggest seafood importers.