ISLAMABAD

The exports of fish and fish preparations surged by 14.69 per cent during the first eight months of current fiscal year (2011-12) against the corresponding period of last year. The exports of fish and fish preparations were recorded at $195.284 million during July-February (2011-12) as against the exports of $170.274 million during July-February (2010-11), according to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). However, in terms of quantity, the fish exports witnessed nominal increase of 0.34 percent by going up from 74,265 metric tons to 74,518 metric tons.