Gold imports up 38.05% in 4 months
ISLAMABAD : The imports of gold during first four months of current fiscal year increased by 38.05 percent as compared to same period of last year.
During the period July-October, 2015-16, 242 kilogram yellow metal worth of 9.198 million was imported while during same period of last year, 160 kg gold worth of $6.663 million was imported, according to a data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
Likewise on month on month basis, the gold import decreased by 22.54 percent in October as compared to that of September 2015.
The gold import was decreased from $2.725 million in September 2015 to $2.106 million in October 2015.
Similarly on year-on-year basis the gold imports also decreased by 25 percent by going down from $2.808 million in October 2014 to $2.106 million in October 2015.