ISLAMABAD

The country’s economic indicators are yielding positive results due to the government’s prudent policies.

A data of the Ministry of Finance said the national economy performed well during outgoing fiscal year 2013-14, Radio pakistan reported.

According to data of the Finance Ministry, the Federal Board of revenue realized 1,955 billion rupees during the outgoing financial year as compared to 1,679 billion rupees collected during same period of 2012-13, showing a growth of 16.4 per cent.  Finance Ministry said national economy performed well during outgoing fiscal year 2013-14.

Similarly, budget deficit stood at around 4.2 per cent as compared to 6.6 per cent registered during same period.  The remittances were recorded at 14.33 billion the National Exports stood at 23.11 billion dollars.  Trade deficit during the period was registered at 17.66 billion dollars as compared to 8.73 billion dollars in 2012-13.