Plastic exports surge by 34 percent this year

The ship Anna Maersk arrives at Roberts Bank port carrying 69 containers of mostly paper and plastic waste returned by the Philippines in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada June 29, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Pakistan’s plastic materials exports have increased by 33.9 percent during the financial year 2018-19. During July-June 2018-19, the plastic exports went from $318.699 million against last years exports of $238.010 million. The export of plastic increased by 22.09 percent in terms of quantity.