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Agricultural Export and Economic Growth: A Case Study of Pakistan

Abrar ul haq, Muhammd (2015): Agricultural Export and Economic Growth: A Case Study of Pakistan. Published in: Public Policy and Administration Research , Vol. 8, No. 5 (2015): pp. 88-96.

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Abstract

The main concern of this study is to analyze the impact of agricultural exports on macroeconomic performance of Pakistan. This study estimated the relationship between Gross domestic product (GDP) and agricultural and non-agricultural exports for Pakistan employing Johansen co-integration technique by using secondary data for the period 1972-2008.The main findings of the study depict that agricultural exports have a negative relationship with economic growth of Pakistan while non-agricultural exports have positive relation with economic growth. On the basis of empirical results this study suggested that Pakistan have to do structural changes in agricultural exports by converting its agricultural exports into value added products.

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