Exports of sports goods increase 5.39 percent to $79.469 million

ISLAMABAD: The exports of various sports goods increased by 5.39 percent during the first quarter of the current fiscal year as against the same period of last year.

The overall sports goods’ exports during July-September (2011- 12) stood at $79.469 million against the exports of $75.407 million during July -September (2010-11), Federal Bureau of Statistics reported.

Among the sports products, the exports of footballs surged by 16.38 percent by increasing from $31.931 million in July-September (2010-11) to $37.161 million during the same period of current fiscal year.

The exports of gloves increased from $28.977 million last year to $.32.358 million this year, showing an increase of 11.67 percent, according to FBS provisional figures.

However, the exports of other sports good witnessed negative growth of 31.37 percent by falling from $14.499 million in 2010-11 to $.0.862 million in 2011-12.

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