Lahore: Pakistan's halal meat exports have jumped up by 9.5 per cent to touch $230 million in fiscal 2014, according to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Beef constitutes more than half of Pakistan's meat exports, the rest being goat and sheep. In 2006, Pakistan exported a meagre $29 million.
Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates are two big importers of meat from Pakistan. While nearly 88 pc of Pakistan's meat exports go to Gulf countries, the remaining are exported to Vietnam and Iran.
Pakistan has the eight largest cattle stock in the world, and it among the world's top ten countries having goat and sheep.