Footballs’ export up 10.64 pc in 11 months
ISLAMABAD: Export of footballs from Pakistan during July-May (2017-18) has increased by 10.64 percent as compared to same month of the previous year. As many as 37.28 million numbers of manufactured footballs valuing US $153.018 million were sent abroad during the period under review compared to export of 32.568 million footballs worth of $138.3 million during July-May (2016-17), latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.
The increase in export of footballs is witnessed amid ongoing Fifa World Cup in Russia, where Pakistan’s manufactured special footballs are being used.
The football that is being used in the tournament is technically termed as thermo bonded. —Online