ISLAMABAD The countrys trade deficit remained $12.238 billion in the first ten months (July 2009-April 2010) of the current fiscal year and registered a decline of 13.92 percent as compared to the same period of the last financial year, Federal Bureau of Statistics reported on Tuesday. According to the latest trade figures, Pakistans trade imbalance was registered at $ 12.238 billion in July-April period of 2009-10 while it was $14.218 billion in the same period of 2008-09, thus registering a decline of 13.92 percent. The countrys exports have shown an increase of 8.03 percent in the first ten months of the ongoing fiscal year 2009-10 as compared to the same period of the last financial year. The exports managed to reach at $15.884 billion in July-April period of the current fiscal year as compared to the exports of $14.703 billion in the same period of the last fiscal year 2008-09, thus projecting an increase of over 8 percent. On the other hand, the countrys imports have shown a decline of 2.76 percent and totalled at $28.123 billion in July-April period of the current fiscal year as against the imports of $28.921 billion during the same period of the last financial year. According to the trade analysts, the Government will achieve the annual export target of $ 18.85 billion at the end of current fiscal year as it will have to achieve $ 3 billion exports in remaining two months (May-June) at the average of $ 1.5 billion per month. They believed if the Government provided proper power supply to the industries, the exports could go beyond the target. If we compare the statistics of April with those of the month of March 2010, it becomes clear that only in the month of April 2010, the country exported goods worth $1.737 billion as compared to the exports of $1.807 billion in March 2010, showing a decline of 3.88 percent, the official figures disclosed. Meanwhile, according to the figures, the imports remained $3.016 billion in April 2010 as against imports of $3.287 billion in March indicating a decrease of 8.26 percent. The trade deficit was at $1.278 billion in April 2010 as against imbalance of $1.480 billion in March 2010 indicating a decrease of 13.61 percent. On the other hand, exports registered an increase of 31.45 percent in April 2010 with total exports of $1.737 billion as against exports of $1.322 billion in April 2009. Imports of the country witnessed an increase of 7.77 percent in April 2010 with total imports stood at $3.016 billion as against the imports of $2.798 billion in April 2009. The trade imbalance in April 2010 decreased by 13.43 percent with total deficit stood at $1.278 billion as against the deficit of $ 1.477 billion in April 2009.