Pakistan’s IT Exports Cross $2 Billion

Pakistan’s IT quarter made a large stride withinside the outgoing financial year with an impressive penetration withinside the exporting countries, which led to a big boom in export values, crossing the mark of $2 billion for the first time.

According to the State Bank of Pakistan, the exports of IT and IT-enabled offerings surged to $2.1 billion withinside the financial year 202-21, compared to $1. forty-four billion pronounced withinside the previous financial year, displaying an impressive growth fee of 47% year-on-year.


Industry players told carte tech.COM that the sturdy overall performance of the local IT corporations attracted long-time period exports orders from the USA, UK, EU, and Middle East countries, as the call for for automation and eCommerce recorded an unheard of uptick internationally due to the prevention of Covid-19 pandemic.

Major heads of IT exports are software program consultancy, e-commerce, and automation, BPO, cellular, and software program development.


Exporting countries chose the Pakistani IT quarter over various countries including India, Bangladesh, and the Philippines because of its clever lockdown techniques in Pakistan which in the long run shifted various orders to local firms on a long-time period basis.


Experts told Propakistani that exports of the IT and IT-enabled offerings may remain buoyant with the momentum, supplied the government should honor its commitments at the long-time period policies. At present, the local IT enterprise has been at the enlargement mode with the hiring of a professional group of workers despite the truth that incentives have been withdrawn from the IT quarter.

The revoking of tax exemption at the IT quarter some months in the past has shaken the self-belief of buyers and exporters of the IT quarter that could have an effect on the momentum of IT export withinside the current financial year.


Exporters of the IT sector urged the government to honor its dedication to facilitating IT quarter with incentives and simplicity of doing business a good way to ultimately bring inflows of Dollars and technology of professional employment withinside the country.

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