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  • MoUs signed for $315m investment in Pakistan at textile expo

    LAHORE: The three-day 18th International Textile Asia Exhibition concluded with $375 million worth of Chinese investment in Pakistan, pledged through several memorandum of understanding’s (MoUs) signed between Chinese and local firms...

    The event was jointly organised by the E-commerce Gateway Pakistan and Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (Prgmea) and brought as many as 500 foreign delegates from...

  • Pakistan's once-booming textile industry struggles to bounce back

    As Pakistan slowly emerges from a long-term power crisis, its once booming textile sector is scrambling to find its feet ? but high energy costs and a decade lost to competitors mean recovery is far from assured...

    The result was crippling for manufacturers and in particular the textile sector, which employs 30 per cent of the working population...

  • Hyundai to assemble cars in Pakistan in venture with textile group Nishat Mills

    Hyundai Motor Company plans to set up a car assembly plant in Pakistan in a joint venture with local textile firm Nishat Mills, an official from Nishat said on Friday...

    Hyundai's return to Pakistan will boost the government's efforts to shake up the Japanese-dominated car market and loosen the grip of Toyota, Honda and Suzuki, who assemble cars in Pakistan with local partners...

  • Pakistan lagging behind rivals in textile competitiveness

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s production and earning capacity is far lower as it earns $1 billion through the products of one million cotton bales while Bangladesh and Vietnam earn $6bn and $8bn, respectively, said Asma Khalid, senior economist at State Bank...

    Recent World Bank data show Pakistan’s bilateral costs to be relatively higher than those of other developing economies, said Salam Ali of IGC...

  • Pakistan's textile exports jump 8pc

    ISLAMABAD: Exports of textile and clothing products recorded an eight per cent growth year-on-year to $11...

    2 billion in the 10 months of 2017-18, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported on Monday...

  • Pakistan make solid start after Chandimal century steers SL to 419

    ABU DHABI: Captain Dinesh Chandimal made an unbeaten 155 as Sri Lanka put the pressure on Pakistan on the second day of the first Test here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Friday...

    Openers Sami Aslam (31 not out) and Shan Masood (30 not out) negotiated 23 overs to take Pakistan to 64-0, still trailing Sri Lanka’s first-innings total of 419 by 355 runs...

  • Azhar plods to century in slow going for Pakistan

    ROSEAU: Azhar Ali crawled to a second hundred in as many matches as Pakistan reached 227 for three at lunch on the second day of the third and final Test against the West Indies on Thursday...

    Unbeaten on 85 overnight, Azhar added 37 of those in getting to his 14th Test century, although his innings so far will be remembered more as a dour, tedious affair on a pitch holding no terrors whatsoever for the batsmen...

  • Pakistan struggle after Silva's century

    GALLE: Pakistan suffered early blows as they began their reply to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 300 on the scheduled third day of the first Test in Galle on Friday...

    Prasad had Mohammad Hafeez caught at third slip off his sixth delivery and then trapped Ahmed Shehzad leg-before in his next over to reduce Pakistan to 11 for two...

  • Pakistan’s top-order batting wilts after Silva century

    GALLE: Sri Lanka’s bowlers ripped through Pakistan’s top order in dramatic fashion to leave the tourists struggling on the third day of the first Test here at the Galle International Stadium on Friday...

    After opener Kaushal Silva hit 125 to lift Sri Lanka to 300 in the first innings, Pakistan collapsed to 35-3 in reply before a partial recovery saw them to 118-5 by stumps...

  • Sarfraz’s brilliant century at Lord’s lifts Pakistan to 251

    LONDON: Sarfraz Ahmed became the first Pakistan player to score a One-day International hundred at Lord’s as the tourists fought back after a dramatic collapse against England here on Saturday...

    Sarfraz’s 105 was the cornerstone of Pakistan’s 251 all out — a seemingly below par total but one that looked well out of reach as they slumped to two for three following captain Azhar Ali’s decision to bat first...

  • Moeen century leads England revival after Pakistan’s early attack

    LONDON: Moeen Ali made a superb century to lift England to 328 all out after Pakistan had taken four early wickets on the first day of the final Test at The Oval on Thursday...

    Pakistan reduced the home team to 110 for five before Moeen and Jonny Bairstow shared a sixth-wicket partnership of 93 to drag them back into the match...

  • Hafeez misses century as Pakistan score 173-2

    ABU DHABI: Opener Mohammad Hafeez missed a hundred by just two runs as Pakistan reached 173-2 on the opening day of the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday...

    Hafeez and Malik, unbeaten on 72 at tea, added 168 for the second wicket to bolster Pakistan's innings after Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and decided to bat...

  • Pakistan face tall order after Root strikes double century

    MANCHESTER: Joe Root slammed a career-best 254 before England declared their first innings at 589 for eight shortly after tea on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday...

    England captain Alastair Cook closed the innings the moment Jonny Bairstow was dismissed for 58 to leave Pakistan with possible 27 overs in the final session...

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