The data published by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics shows a significant fall in the import of electrical and textile machinery. The overall decline according to official figures is more than 17 percent. The fall in electrical machinery and appliances import reaches $210.051 million in July-Jan 2018-19 from $1.254 billion in July-Jan 2017-18.
In Jan 2019, the country imported $161.l859 millions of electrical machinery and appliances that are less by 10 percent or $17.754 million from $179.613 million in Jan 2018.
Import of the textile machinery also reduced by 11 percent or $36.732 million to $308.608 million in July-Jan 2018-19 from $345.340 million in July-Jan 2017-18. In Jan 2019, the country’s import of the textile machinery, however, showed a little fall by 1.36 percent or $0.773 million to $55.936 million from $56.709 million in Jan 2018. Pakistan’s import of construction machinery scaled back to $155.155 million in July-Jan 20181-9 from $220.004 million in July-Jan 2017-18. In Jan 2019, the import of construction machinery went down by 16 percent or $4.64 million to $25.120 million from $29.760 million in Jan 208.