Feb 242014

Pakistan is the  largest exporter of dates

Pakistan has become the third largest dates exporter in the world and with proper attention and appropriate interventions this sector can flourish manifold.

The annual production of dates in Pakistan is estimated at around 535,000 tonnes of which only 86,000 tonnes are exported and the rest are either consumed locally or perish.

Pakistan maintained that the usage of dates increases during the winter season thus its price and demand surges.

Contributed By Sonia Narula

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