Pakistan to export 120,000 ton mangoes this year

Pakistan will export 120,000 ton mangoes this year as compared to 84,000 ton last year.

This was stated by Chief Executive Officer of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) S.M. Munir while briefing Senate Standing Committee on Commerce, which met in Islamabad today under Senator Shibly Faraz.

He said Australia, Libya, Mauritius and South Korea have allowed to import mangoes from Pakistan after a ban of 13 years.

He said the demand of Pakistani mangoes in these countries especially in Japan has considerably increased where the mango export increased.

The meeting was informed that export of perishable commodities like vegetables and fresh fruits will further increase after the completion of China Pakistan Economic Corridor to China and Central Asian States.

The committee was also informed that TDAP is also marketing Pakistani dramas in the Central Asian States with dubbing in Russian language.

The meeting was also attended by Federal Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir.

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