Such trade deficit had increased by 28.2 percent during the same period of the previous year.
The trade deficit with India, China and other countries increased by 7.4 percent, 50.1 percent and 10.7 percent, respectively, during the review period.
Such deficits had increased by 29.1 percent, 14.8 percent and 33.9 percent, respectively, in the same period of the previous year.
During the review period, merchandise imports increased by 10.5 percent to Rs 505.92 billion while such imports had gone up by 27.0 percent to Rs 457.85 billion in the same period of the previous year.
Meanwhile, merchandise exports have decreased by 6.6 percent to Rs. 56.87 billion in the eight months of 2014/15 while such exports had increased by 19.4 percent to Rs. 60.90 billion during the same 9 period of the previous year.