KARACHI: Pakistan’s export of jewellery in the current fiscal year has fallen by over 77 percent which is $201.336 million during the period from July to November according to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
During the period, the country’s export of jewellery fell to $690.681 million from $892.017 million, the PBS data revealed.
Export of gems also posted a registered growth of 24 percent or $0.491 million. Exports of gems equalling $ 2.076 million in July-November 2013-14 were made as compared to exports worth $ 2.567 million in same period last fiscal year, the PBS data indicates. In terms of volume export of gems went down by 67 percent to 3 metric tonnes in July-November 2013-14 as compared to the gems export of 5 metric tonnes in same period last fiscal year.