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  • Great great great! Stunning win helps Windies smile again

    MUMBAI: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he hopes to help Caribbean fans smile again by completing a unique hat-trick at the World Twenty20 after stunning India to reach the final...

    An emotional Sammy said the West Indies had their backs to the wall before shocking India by seven wickets to emulate their women's team, who also won their semi-final hours earlier...

  • Sports goods manufacturers demand incentive package, ‘football village’

    SIALKOT: Sports goods manufacturers and exporters on Friday demanded a special incentives package for the Sialkot-based industry, with special focus on setting up a ‘football village’ with training and development facilities...

    Meeting a group of journalists, leading manufacturers and exporters from the north-eastern city in Punjab said the sports goods industry is in dire need of government patronage...

  • Smuggled goods hit stationery manufacturers

    KARACHI: Since the withdrawal of zero-rating status through Finance Act 2016, local stationery manufacturers are being undermined by smuggled, under-invoiced, misdeclared goods coming via the Afghan Transit Trade (ATT)...

    As a result of this smuggling, two of the eight units engaged in manufacturing educational stationery have already closed down...

  • Textile manufacturers disappointed

    LAHORE: The large-scale textile manufacturers on Friday rejected the budget for fiscal year 2015-16 as disappointing, saying that it did not contain any measure to help them reduce their cost of doing business and become competitive in the global markets...

    Speaking at a news conference, All Pakistan Textile Manufacturers Association (Aptma) Chairman S...

  • Training centre for hunting, sporting arms manufacturers

    According to a statement, the PHSADC has acquired a building in small industrial estate, Kohat Road, Peshawar for the purpose...

    This CFTC will be the first of its kind in the country’s history equipped with latest machinery and equipments keeping in view the needs of hunting and sporting arms manufacturing industry of Pakistan...

  • ‘Food manufacturers, hotels ordered to use iodised salt’

    KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar on Saturday said the number of people using iodised salt had phenomenally increased in Karachi over the past few years, yet a large number of people were using salt without iodine and inviting a host of diseases...

    Senior officials said they had planned a campaign against food manufacturers, outlets and eateries not using the iodised salt...

  • Tobacco manufacturers lobby to scuttle govt’s decision

    ISLAMABAD: The tobacco manufacturers are lobbying to stop the implementation of the government decision to have pictorial warning on 85 per cent of cigarette packets...

    At a meeting held on Thursday evening, the tobacco growers, manufacturers and other stakeholders spent hours to convince Minister for National Health Services (NHS) Saira Afzal Tarar that the decision on the pictorial warning was not in the best interest of the...

  • Drug prices in Pakistan among world’s lowest, claim manufacturers

    LAHORE: Joint efforts of the pharmaceutical industry and the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) to ensure availability of affordable, quality drugs in the country had improved access of patients to several critical drugs, including thyroxine and anti-TB drugs, the Pharma Bureau and the Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufa-cturers Association (PPMA) said on Wednesday...

    In a statement, the two organisations refuted recent media...

  • Cheap imports worry local manufacturers

    ISLAMABAD: Local manufacturers on Thursday expressed concerns over cheap imports — mainly from China — rendering many Pakistani industries out of business while anti-dumping cases are not being processed as the National Tariff Commission (NTC) has been non-functional since 2009...

    A meeting of local manufacturers – held under the aegis of Organisation for Advancement and Safeguard of Industrial Sector (Oasis) – belonging to various...

  • Manufacturers deny shortage of medicines

    KARACHI: Only one to two per cent of all drugs manufactured in Pakistan are in short supply in the market and the price increase under `hardship cases’ is also`very nominal’, senior executives of multinational companies claimed on Friday...

    Talking to reporters at the Pharma Bureau Office on Friday, Vice President and CEO of GlaxoSmithKline Pakistan M...

  • Manufacturers say export of medicines declining

    ISLAMABAD: A trade body has written to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that export of medicines from the country has fallen, seeking his help to revive the trade...

    In its letter, the Pakistan Young Pharmacists Association (PYPA) said the exports which stood at $200 million in 2013 came down to $167 million in year 2014 and the decline seems continuing...

  • Manufacturers urged to adopt modern technology

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a workshop here on Wednesday urged the manufacturers to focus on the capacity building of their employees, especially the managerial staff, to attain sustainable training through modern technology...

    The workshop was organised by Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (Smeda), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaborations with FF Steel and Rastgar and Company on the compressed air technology...

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