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US$ 829.26mn
Bilateral trade in 2019-2020

US$ 816.62mn

Exports to Pakistan in 2019-2020

growth recorded in 2018-19


Following growth of 3.3 per cent in 2019, Pakistan's GDP is expected to grow by 2.8 per cent in 2020, as per the Asian Development Bank.


Pakistan has made starting a business easier by expanding procedures available through the online one-stop shop, as per World Bank.


Pakistan has made trading across borders easier by integrating various agencies in the Web-Based One Customs (WEBOC) electronic system, as per World Bank,


Pakistan's export basket still remains dominated by agricultural products and some heavy machinery items, totaling at around US$25 billion in 2017.


Pakistan has developed an ambitious reform strategy, setting up a national secretariat as well as a prime minister’s reform steering committee to ensure progress, as per World Bank.

India's Exports and Imports to Pakistan

*Bilateral trade with Pakistan remains suspended as of August 2019.

The Pakistan Business Council

+213 563 0528/29

Visit Website

8th floor, Dawood Center, M. T. Khan Road, Karachi

High Commission of India, Islamabad

+92-512833283, 512833251/52/53

Visit Website

G-5, Diplomatic Enclave

Commercial Representative

Ashish Sharma
First Secretary (E&C)

Commercial Representative

Sanjeev Sharma
Attache (E&C)


Agricultural exports

    Maize (corn), seed (100510)


    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, fat content by wt. not >1.5% (040210)


    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)


    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)


    Apples, fresh (080810)
    Garlic, fresh/chilled (070320)
    Grapes, fresh (080610)


    Chickpeas (garbanzos), dried, shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071320)
    Dried leguminous vegetables, n.e.s., shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071390)
    Kidney beans, incl. white pea beans (Phaseolus vulgaris), dried, shelled, w … (071333)
    Peas (Pisum sativum), dried, shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071310)


    Lentils, dried, shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071340)


    Fish fillet; frozen, catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp. Ictalurus spp.)(030462)
    Fish meat, excluding fillet, whether or not minced; fresh or chilled, tilapias, catfish, carp, eels, Nile perch, and snakeheads (030451)
    Fish preparations; fish prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (but not minced), n.e.c. in heading no. 1604 (160419)
    Fish; frozen, flat fish, n.e.c. in item no. 0303.3, excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030339)
    Fish; live, ornamental, freshwater (030111)


    ARECA NUTS: (080280)


    Reserves – 184,697 million tonnes (Low grade – lig-A tobit-C)
    Production – 3,037,080 tonnes


    Reserves: 1352 million tonnes


    Reserve: 765.237 million barrels


    Reserve – 2.24 million ounces


    Production: 384,513 tonnes

    Reserve: 4850 million tonnes


    Production: 24,322 tonnes

    Reserve: 925 million tonnes


    Production – 923,758 million CFT

    Reserve: 41.97889(26.98237) trillion CFT


    Production: Rock Salt – 1,212,366 tonnes


Priority Sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Pakistan
  • Copper and copper articles, wool, etc.
  • Fruits and nuts
  • Cotton
  • Salt
  • Earth and stones
  • Organic chemicals
  • Mineral fuels
  • Rubber plastic products
  • Wool
India's top export to Pakistan
  • Cotton
  • Organic chemicals
  • Food products including prepared animal fodder, vegetables
  • Man-made filament
  • Coffee, tea and spices, dyes, oil seeds and olea
  • Plastic articles

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