TDAP to take part in home textile fair in Shanghai

KARACHI: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) will participate in a home textile fair to be held in Shanghai from August 30. Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles...

Strong manufacturing base key to 7pc growth rate, says Haroon Akhtar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Revenue/Federal Minister Senator Haroon Akhtar Khan has said the government is aware of the need to strengthen...

APTMA delegation meets Miftah Ismail

ISLAMABAD:  A delegation of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) had a meeting with Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Miftah Ismail here on...

APTMA proposes to make turnover tax zero pc for textile sector

ISLAMABAD: The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has proposed to make turnover tax zero per cent for the textile sector. APTMA in its budget proposals 2018-19...

Alibaba wants Pakistani exporters to get listed on its B2B electronic portal

KARACHI: Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce behemoth wants Pakistani exporters to get listed on its business-to-business (B2B) electronic portal, said a company executive on...

Karachi to host 19th Textile Asia trade fair from March 27

KARACHI: Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) and Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan are jointly organising a three-day international textile, garments machinery and clothing...

Brasil envoy for more trade with Pakistan

SIALKOT: Ambassador of Brasil in Pakistan Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins has said that Brasil will soon establish the direly needed "Pak-Brazil Business Forum" at Islamabad...

Pakistan’s cotton production plummeted in last 25 years

ISLAMABAD: A report prepared by a committee setup by the incumbent government has revealed the country’s cotton production has plummeted in last 20 to...

Core textile earnings improve during first half 2017-18

KARACHI: Pakistan’s overall textile exports showed a positive trend in first six months of the current fiscal year (up 8 per cent in dollar...

Govt’s claims of increased exports false: PRGMEA

KARACHI: Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Chairman Central Shaikh Mohammad Shafiq discussed the stuck up payments of PM package duty drawback of...

APTMA set to invest $7bn in garment sector

LAHORE: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has announced the establishment of 1,000 garment manufacturing plants worth $7 billion, reported an English daily. The plants...

CPEC opens new avenues of value-addition in textile garments sector: FCCI

FAISALABAD: Instead of just sticking to the export of raw or semi-finished products, the industrialisation phase of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has opened new...

NAB authorises inquiry against Azgard Nine, Agritech Limited

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB), in a notice to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) informed that it has authorised an inquiry against owners and directors...

Govt gives go-ahead to transfer administrative control of PCCC back to MNFSR

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday gave go-ahead to transfer of Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) back to Ministry of National Food Secretary and Research...

Tax evasion, ghost manufacturers baffle FBR

ISLAMABAD: Nearly 200 ghost companies have been found by the tax authorities claiming to be manufacturers but with fictitious addresses that were set up...

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