Pakistan Imports

Imports in Pakistan decreased to 362922 PKR Million in March of 2014 from 378171 PKR Million in February of 2014. Imports in Pakistan is reported by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Imports in Pakistan averaged 52419.44 PKR Million from 1957 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 435995 PKR Million in January of 2014 and a record low of 96 PKR Million in April of 1959. Pakistan main imports are: fuel (40 percent of total imports); machinery and transport equipment (18 percent); chemicals (16 percent); food and animal or vegetable oils (13 percent) and manufactured goods (12 percent). Main import partners are: United Arab Emirates (17 percent), China (15 percent), Saudi Arabia (11 percent) and Kuwait (9 percent). Others include: Malaysia, Japan, India and United States. This page provides - Pakistan Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
362922.00 378171.00 435995.00 96.00 419249.62 | 2014/06 1957 - 2014 PKR Million Monthly

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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Current Account -416.00 2014-02-15 -551.00 1418.00 -4213.00 -803.29 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.10 2013-06-30 -2.10 4.90 -8.50 -0.97 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
External Debt 59383.00 2013-12-31 60431.00 66451.00 33172.00 57087.31 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Remittances 3793.00 2014-02-15 3863.00 3927.00 906.00 4305.77 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 53.97 2013-05-15 53.91 94.83 49.17 53.24 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Balance of Trade -136634.00 2014-03-15 -150556.00 6457.00 -218835.00 -175439.11 2014-06-30 PKR Million [+]
Exports 226288.00 2014-03-15 227615.00 275917.00 51.00 250900.30 2014-06-30 PKR Million [+]
Imports 362922.00 2014-03-15 378171.00 435995.00 96.00 419249.62 2014-06-30 PKR Million [+]
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Imports | Notes
An import is any good or service brought into one country from another country in a legitimate fashion, typically for use in trade. Import goods or services are provided to domestic consumers by foreign producers. An import in the receiving country is an export to the sending country. Import of goods normally requires involvement of the Customs authorities in both the country of import and the country of export and is often subject to import quotas, tariffs and trade agreements.


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In December of 2013, Pakistan’s inflation rate slowed to an annual 9.2 percent, compared to 10.9 percent in the previous month, due to a slowdown in food prices. A year earlier, the inflation was recorded at 7.9 percent.
Pakistan Trade Deficit Increases in November  
In November of 2013, Pakistan trade deficit rose to PKR 198.6 billion, from PKR 150.5 billion in October and PKR 164.3 billion a year earlier, as purchases of petroleum and medical products boosted imports.
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In November of 2013, Pakistan annual inflation rate rose sharply to 10.9 percent, from 9.08 percent in September, boosted by higher food prices.
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