マンゴーの輸出は、パキスタンを獲得しました $94.059 外国為替で百万の間に 2014-16, コマース部門の職員は火曜日に言いました.

統計のパキスタン局がまとめた引用数字 (PBS), 彼らがいることを言いました 129,423 tons of mangoes were exported to various countries in the last two years. Figures for the recently-concluded fiscal year were not discussed.

During 2014-15, Pakistan exported 65,311 tons worth $45.672 million while in 2015-16,64,112 tons were exported valued at $48.387 million.

ほとんどの輸入国が輸出を受け入れる前に、蒸気熱処理や放射線照射が必要で, 当局者は語りました, 政府は標準作業手順の確立などの品質を向上させるための措置を講じていることを追加 (SOP) 効果的な農業と栽培の生産者のための.

彼らは、と言いました 313 SOPに準拠したマンゴー果樹園は、米国へのマンゴーの輸出のために登録されました, オーストラリア, 韓国, 欧州連合 (米国) 品質のための技術的な監査後の加盟国や他の市場.

又, the officials said the government provided SOPs to fruit and vegetable exporters and established an irradiation facility and 34 Hot Water Treatment (HWT) and three Vapour Heat Treatment (VHT) facilities to ensure quality compliance by exporters. The officials said the government has also established 34 ripening chambers along with banning the use of calcium carbide

Packaging in wooden crates has also been banned to avoid damage incurred due to nails, rough surface of the wood and the latter’s potential for harboring pests and insects.

The government has facilitated sea-freighted export of fresh mangoes to lower transportation costs and makes the exported mangoes more competitive in the European market.

Cold storage facilities have been developed in Punjab and underdevelopment in Sindh will help to remove field heat (pre-shipment) to carry the shipment to its destinations without any quality loss/deterioration, they said.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 27th, 2017.