Pakistan’s leather started the fiscal year well. During the period going from July 1st and September 30th 2019, which corresponds to the Asian country’s first financial quarter, leather and finished exports grew by 10.4%. According to data published by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, sales reached 131.4 million USD, against the 119 million USD of the same quarter of 2018.
All is well
If Pakistan’s leather started off the right way is also due to the other segments of the chain. That’s because they recorded very positive performances. Leather clothing exported goods for 75 million USD, against the 67.3 million of 2018, while during the same period leather gloves sold had a value of 53.7 million USD (while it was only of 49.1 million during the previous year’s period). Accessories and leather goods sold had a value of 2.6 million USD, +5.2% in comparison to the 2.5 sold in 2018. Export levels of leather footwear also grew by 22%.