Textile exports increase 9 percent to $13.53 billion during FY18

During June, textile sector’s exports touched $1.194 billion, declining 0.84 percent against $1.204 billion in May 2018 and decreasing 1.94 percent compared to $1.27 billion exports in June 2017

Pakistan Textiles flourish despite the odds

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Cotton research station to be set up at Rajanpur

Secretary Agriculture Punjab Wasif Khursheed said Friday that a cotton research station would soon be established in Rajanpur district to improve cotton crop quality and increase per acre production.

Rupee devaluation could attract foreign investors back into stock market

Foreign investors have been pulling out their money from the stock market and were net sellers of $266 million during FY18 compared to $728 million in the corresponding period of last year

Biggest international home textile exhibition to be held in Frankfurt

KARACHI: Heimtextil, the world biggest textile exhibition for home and contract textiles, will be held from 8 to 11 January 2019 in Frankfurt (Germany) in...

Textile industry financial crunch worsens, as it awaits release of outstanding tax refunds

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Pakistan contemplating to import 20,000 tons of cotton from Afghanistan

Import of cotton from Afghanistan is under consideration due to the prevailing water shortage in the country

FPCCI prepares research report on textiles under PM’s instructions

ISLAMABAD: The Research and Development (R&D) department of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has prepared a detailed document on the...

New export package on the cards

The outgoing government in a bid to please the business community before the general elections is planning to announce another export package ranging from R30 billion to Rs42 billion.

PTEA stresses DDT continuation to boost textile exports

As a result of growth-led initiatives of the government, country’s exports surged by 13.1 per cent to in July-March 2017-18 over the corresponding period of last year.

Industries to bear ten-hour power outages in Ramzan

Former APTMA chairman Ijaz Gohar said exports could nosedive by $500 million a month if the 10-hour power outages schedule got enforced

Textile value-chain on priority in federal budget 2018-19: Pervaiz Malik

LAHORE: Federal Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik on Wednesday assured that textile value chain was topmost priority in federal budget 2018-19. Addressing an International Conference on...

Textile Division proposes to extend Prime Minister Package for 2018-19

ISLAMABAD: The Textile Division has proposed to extend the Prime Minister's Rs180 billion package to the next fiscal year 2018-19. Sources revealed that the Textile Division, in...

PM rejects move to eliminate subsidy for industrial consumers

ISLAMABAD: The proposal to hike power prices for industrial consumers by removal of Rs3 per unit subsidy has been rejected by the Prime Minister...

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...

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