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  • Value-added textile exports rise to $4.5bn

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports of value-added textile products rose 7...

    Official figures show that the government held out support of Rs6bn, mostly to the value-added textile sector, during FY15 as against Rs3bn over the previous year...

  • Rise in value-added textile exports

    However, the value-added textile segment managed to grow by an impressive 11pc on a year-on-year (YoY) basis to $607mn...

    The value-added sector benefitted from higher exports of knitwear, bedwear and garments...

  • Value-added sector driving growth in exports

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports of value-added textile products recorded positive growth during the first two months of 2017-18, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported on Wednesday...

    The upsurge in the value-added textile category has become the main driver of growth in the country’s overall exports, PBS data shows...

  • Value-added sector slams govt for giving no relief

    KARACHI: Different segments of the value-added textile sector have criticised the government for providing relief only to the spinning and weaving industry and demanded immediate announcement of incentives to help them prop up falling exports and compete with regional peers...

    Even incentives like reduction in long-term finance (LTF) and export refinance only supported the spinning sector because the value-added sector was mostly...

  • Value-added textile sector wants level playing field

    KARACHI: The 12 representative bodies of the value-added textile sector have unanimously urged the government not to give customs rebate or cash subsidy and instead should bring the input cost on a par with regional competing countries...

    It added that any relief package should be based on indirect relief by bringing the cost of inputs on a par with regional countries and this would be the best way out for reviving the industry and...

  • Sales tax irks value-added textile industry

    KARACHI: Textile industry leaders have confronted the Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) over the levy of sales tax on the supply chain of value-added textile sector...

    Towel Manufacturers’ Association of Pakistan (TMA) chairman Farreukh Maqbool approached chairman SRB and strongly argued that the supply chain of value added textile sector starts from sowing and plucking of cotton from fields for converting into finished cotton yarn and...

  • Nato chief urges US and Turkey to 'sit down and find solutions'

    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and Turkey to “sit down and find solutions” to a crisis in relations between the two key members of the military alliance...

    “I only urge the US and Turkey to sit down and find solutions because it is important for the alliance that we are able to work closely together, especially in that region, because Turkey is a key ally in our fight...

  • Solutions please

    READERS often complain that writers focus on problems and not solutions...

    This may be true to some extent but it is also true that some readers look for easy solutions to complex social problems, eg, how Pakistan can achieve good governance and rapid progress...

  • Quest for solutions

    COMMENTS on a number of my recent articles have stated that I have focused on delineating/diagnosing issues and have not given solutions...

  • Earthly matters: Solutions to save civilisation

    Last week, on the occasion of the European Climate Diplomacy Day, the Embassies of France and Germany hosted a photography exhibition entitled “60 Solutions” and the screening of a film, Home by Yann Arthus-Bertand at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA)...

    ” While this debate between rich countries (who want the world to cut emissions together) and poor countries (who want the rich countries to cut more of their emissions...

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