Pakistan’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners

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The following analysis highlights Pakistan’s fastest-growing trading partners and is based on data for 2014. For more recent research statistics, please see the main article Pakistan’s Top Trading Partners.

After analyzing 2014 data for 100 countries responsible for consuming the greatest dollar value in imports from Pakistan, we found 15 nations that boosted their Pakistani imports by over 125% since 2010.

Overall, exports originating from Pakistan were up 15.5% from 2010 to 2014.

Pakistan’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners

Listed below in descending order below are the fastest-growing import countries for Pakistan’s exported products. These nations boosted imports from Pakistan by the greatest percentage gains in value over the five-year period ending in 2014.

  1. Mauritania: Up 1,461% since 2010 (US$39,557,000)
  2. Tajikistan: Up 1,227% ($9,126,000)
  3. Azerbaijan: Up 601.6% ($27,656,000)
  4. Malta: Up 430.6% ($7,620,000)
  5. Slovenia: Up 375.1% ($50,234,000)
  6. Turkmenistan: Up 361.7% ($6,953,000)
  7. Latvia: Up 252.8% ($25,951,000)
  8. Singapore: Up 242.3% ($245,087,000)
  9. Angola: Up 198.6% ($39,764,000)
  10. Tanzania: Up 179.3% ($124,574,000)
  11. Kenya: Up 157.6% ($332,813,000)
  12. Poland: Up 148.4% ($146,173,000)
  13. Zimbabwe: Up 148.3% ($11,498,000)
  14. Ghana: Up 134.4% ($31,135,000)
  15. Trinidad and Tobago: Up 128.2% ($7,760,000)

Rice was the fastest-growing Pakistani product delivered to Mauritania in terms of increased value.

Sugar and sugar confectionery (not containing cocoa) were the top gaining products imported into Tajikistan and Azerbaijan.

Woven cotton fabrics shipped from Pakistan to Malta posted impressive gains.

Bed, table, toilet and kitchen linens were the value leaders for Pakistan’s exports to Slovenia.

Research Sources:
International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database (GDP based on Purchasing Power Parity). Accessed on June 1, 2015

The World Factbook, Field Listing: Imports, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on June 1, 2015

Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis. Accessed on June 1, 2015