Medicinal imports rise by 3.54% in 10-mnth

According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Monday, Pakistan imported 19,183 metric tons of medicinal products during July-April (2018-2019) against imports of 18,441 metric tons during July-April (2017-2018), showing increase of 4.02 percent in term of quantity.

On year-on year basis, the imports of medicinal products witnessed negative growth of 19.41 percent in April 2019, when compared to the imports of the same month of last year. The medicinal imports during April were recorded at $102.009 million against the imports of $126.570 million in April 2018.

Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the imports of medicinal products witnessed positive growth of 21.45 percent during April 2019, when compared to the imports of $83.993 million during March 2018, according to the data.

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