Industrial sector grew 7.65% in September
Pakistan’s large-scale manufacturing, which reflects the country’s economic performance, increased by 4.81% from July to September, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
During September, the industrial sector grew by 7.65% compared to September last year. Large-scale industrial output grew more than 10% compared to this August
During the quarter, mineral products increased by 22%, pharmaceutical production increased by 13.41%, production of food and beverages increased by 13%, paper and board increased by 10.35% and chemicals by 9.67%.
Rubber products grew by 8.24%, textiles by 2.08% and fertilisers by 2.03%.
Meanwhile, the production of six industries including automobiles, iron ore and steel declined.