The exports of fish and fish preparations from Pakistan showed an increase of 17.08 percent during the first ten months of the current financial year compared with the previous year.
Fish exports during July-April (2016-17) were $316.926 million compared with the exports of $270.69 million during July-April (2015-16). In terms of quantity, the exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 14.28 percent.
Overall food exports during the period under review showed negative growth of 8.57 percent.
Total food exports during the current financial year were recorded at $3,076 million compared with exports of $3,365 million last year.