• Over half of the export value consists of inflatable balls, while some 30% of sports gloves and the rest of other items include cricket bats, hockey sticks, tennis rackets, cricket balls, hockey balls, tennis balls, protective gear, martial arts, and gymnastic equipment, etc. In number terms, some 50 million inflatable balls, 38 million pairs of sports gloves, and millions of other articles are exported from Pakistan each year.
  • Export destinations for sports goods include Germany, USA, UK, France, Italy, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Denmark, Canada, Belgium, Australia, South Africa, UAE and Chile, etc.29
  • The giant global football brands like Adidas, Nike, Puma Reebok, etc. actually are not the producers themselves; rather they get footballs produced from various developing countries due to their product quality and cost efficiency. Pakistan, China, and Thailand are the major hubs for this and jointly contribute 70% of the total export of footballs. Pakistan’s main competitors in the sports goods market are China, India, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Thailand, and South Korea.
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