Pakistan expects to enhance orange exports to China this year. Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood pointed out that the mango season had already provided good revenues. In 2020-21, Pakistan exported a record 460,000 tons of oranges, marking this as the highest-ever volume during any season.
The export season that ended in April 2021, around 460,000 tons of oranges had been exported from the country worldwide, up 30% compared to the previous season.
The demand for Pakistani oranges is on the rise worldwide. Meanwhile, Pakistan hit over $2 billion export mark for the seventh consecutive month in April, as the country’s overall exports stood at $2.191 billion in April 2021, Dawood mentioned.
Recently, Dawood remarked that China was a great destination for Pakistani agricultural products: “China has been helping Pakistan both ways. They are helping us enhance agricultural production and are buying fruits. For this, we are thankful to China. We are working out the target for oranges export to China. We are expecting a rise in exports to China.”
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