Economic Indicators show positive trends in different areas of national economy

Islamabad, May 15, 2014 (PPI-OT): Following are the comparative ECONOMIC INDICATORS showing upward/positive trends in different areas of national economy.


2013-14 2012-13 % Change

FBR Revenue Rs 1,745 billion Rs 1,509 billion 15.6%
(Jul ­ Apr 2013-14) (Jul ­ Apr 2012-13)

Budget deficit 4.0% or Rs1,033 5.5% or Rs 1,262
billion billion
(Jul ­ Apr 2013-14) (Jul ­ Apr 2012-13)

Remittances US$ 12.89 billion US$ 11.57 billion 11.4%
(Jul ­ Apr 2013-14) (Jul ­ Apr 2012-13)

Exports US$ 19.11 billion US$ 18.02 billion 6.1%
(Jul ­ Mar 2013-14) (Jul ­ Mar 2012-13)

Imports US$ 33.04 billion US$ 32.76 billion 0.85%
(Jul ­ Mar 2013-14) (Jul ­ Mar 2012-13)

Trade deficit US$ 13.93 billion US$ 14.74 billion 5.81%
(Jul ­ Mar 2013-14) (Jul ­ Mar 2012-13)

Forex reserves US$ 12.88 billion
(SBP: US$ 8.02bn)
(Banks: US$ 4.86bn)
(On 8th May 2014)

Incorporation of companies 3655 3212 13.79%
(Jul ­ Apr 2013-14) (Jul ­ Apr 2012-13)

Large scale manufacturing 5.20% 2.90%
(LSM) (Jul ­ Feb 2013-14) (Jul ­ Feb 2012-13)

Credit to private sector Rs320.3 billion Rs 141.7 billion 126.04%
(Jul ­ 2nd May 2013- (Jul ­ 2nd May 2012-13)
14)

Agriculture credit Rs 380 billion Rs 336 billion 13.09%
(planned)

GDP Growth rate 4.10% 3.40%
(H1 2013-14) (H1 2012-13)

KSE Index 28,511 19,916 43.15%
(On 8th May 2014) (On 11th May 2013)

Market Capitalization Rs 6.9 trillion Rs 5.04 trillion 36.9%
(in Rs terms) (On 8th May 2014) (On 11th May 2013)

Market Capitalization US$ 70.1 billion US$ 51.3 billion 36.64%
(in US$ terms) (On 8th May 2014) (On 11th May 2013)

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