Pakistan. Import of insecticides decline by 5.25 percent


Pakistan's import of insecticides declined by 5.25 percent to $45.086 million in July-September 2016, official figures say. According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics fall in insecticides import stands at $2.5 million in July-September 2016 from $47.586 million in July-September 2015.

Import volume of insecticides scaled back by 8 percent or 445 metric tons to 5,456 metric tons in July-September 2016 from 5,901 metric tons in July-September 2015. In September 2016, insecticides import slumped by 20.32 percent or $2.657 million to $10.417 million from $13.074 million in September 2015. In term of volume, insecticides import plunged by 15 percent or 238 metric tons to 1,361 metric tons in September 2016 from 1,599 metric tons in September 2015.


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