Imports have decreased by 20 percent, Miftah Ismail

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Federal Finance Minister Miftah Ismail says that imports have decreased by 20% compared to last year till July 18.

Miftah Ismail said in a statement that he is grateful to the State Bank for the measures to reduce imports, the measures to reduce imports will be continued in the near future.

He said that the imports till July were 2.6 billion dollars which is 20% less than last year.

Miftah Ismail said that due to the State Bank’s measures, imports have come under control this month.

He said that steps are being taken to keep imports and current account deficit under control.