ISLAMABAD (web desk) – The government’s coverage measures have ended in shrinking of trade deficit, decline in imports and growth in exports, Finance Ministry in Islamabad said.

The announcement reads that the alternate deficit that stood at 17.7 billion bucks in July-December 2017 has contracted by using five percent to 16.8 billion dollars in the corresponding period closing yr.

It changed into also brought that the general imports from July-December 2018 have shrunk by over two percentage.

Finance Ministry said that the exchange stability in December last 12 months contracted with the aid of nineteen percent in comparison to December 2017.

It similarly said that there has been a growth of 5.5 percent in exports in December 2018 compared to December 2017 at the same time as in the first six months from July-December 2018 exports have shown a growth of over percentage.