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CHINESE INVESTORS INTEREST IN PAKISTAN TEXTILE INDUSTRY GROWING



PAKISTAN’s clothing and textile sector hopes that 2020 will be a big year for Chinese investment – as Chinese companies look to move production to outsourcing centres, such as Pakistan, that have lower labour costs than China, but nonetheless a skilled workforce, and government incentives through reduced taxes and duties.…

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NEW EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL INDICATES INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC POLICY WILL NOT QUIOT FINANCIAL BACKING FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH



 

GLOBAL and regional public policies promoting environmental good practice and fighting climate change have long encouraged the growth of renewable energy production. And with concern about global warming sharpening, these goals – pushed by international and regional organisations and development banks – are here to stay.…

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UK VAPING COMPANIES EYE LIBERALISATION SHOULD BRITAIN QUIT THE EUROPEAN UNION



E-cigarette manufacturers in the United Kingdom pondering a Brexit from the European Union (EU) that is currently scheduled for January 31 are hoping to benefit from looser rules than currently apply in the EU, if the UK does quit the EU.…

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IAF FASHION CONVENTION HEARS HOW OUTSOURCING CENTRES NEED TO FOCUS ON DIGITALISATION TO ATTRACT SALES AND FDI



With an improving law and order situation, business-friendly policies from its elected government, and incoming Chinese investment under the Beijing-backed CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) programme, Pakistan is becoming an increasingly attractive location for foreign direct investment, especially in the textile and clothing sector, an international conference has been told.…

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PAKISTAN DIGITAL TEXTILE MARKET EXPANDING, WITH MUCH MORE GROWTH TO COME



With Pakistan’s digital textile printing industry production growing at an average of at least 5% annually in recent years, according to the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA), with the country’s digital textile printing industry being an important focus of investment in a sometimes-troubled textile sector.…

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PAKISTAN AUTOMAKERS FACE DECLINE IN SALES BECAUSE OF NEW EXCISE DUTY ON NEW VEHICLE SALES



THE IMPOSITION of excise duties on automobiles sold in Pakistan from July 1 has already had a significant depressing impact on the market. Figures released by the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA) indicate that this July (2019), 10,968 cars made by the key Pakistan-based manufacturers owned by Suzuki, Toyota and Honda were sold, well down on the 18,875 sold in July 2018.…

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FATF INTERVIEW – PLENARY – FATF GETS KEY BACKING FOR BOOSTING IMPELMENTATUIN OF ITS STANDARDS



UNDER the current Chinese presidency, global anti-money laundering body FATF has had strong support for its desire to boost the implementation of the AML/CFT policies and laws included in its recommendations. Money Laundering Bulletin interviewed FATF’s executive secretary David Lewis to explore how his organisation and been pushing improvements to supervision of AML/CFT to ensure its expert advice delivers on stemming dirty and terror money flows.…

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OUTSOURCING CENTRES IN ASIA UNDERSTAND BENEFIT OF DIGITAL WEAVING TECHNOLOGY – BUT INVESTMENT CAN BE EXPENSIVE



OUTSOURCING centres in Asia for the international textile sector are increasingly adopting digital technologies to improve the efficiency of their weaving, as they compete for business from clothing manufacturers and brands.

Bangladesh weavers are becoming increasingly tech-savvy to improve efficiency while driving down costs.…

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BRANDS NEED TO BUILD INSIGHT INTO SOUTH ASIA’S EMERGING BEAUTY PRODUCT MARKETS TO SCORE SUSTAINED INCREASED SALES



COSMETICS companies serving the south Asia market may grumble that they are facing challenges, but the reality is the region’s emerging markets offer growth rates that can only be dreamt of in richer countries.

India’s beauty and personal care product market is a case in point.…

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PAKISTAN SEEKS ALTERNATIVES TO INDIAN COTTON IMPORTS OVER KASHMIR CRISIS



PAKISTAN textile mill owners have decided to import cotton from alternative destinations to India following the government’s announcement of the suspension of trade ties with their neighbour because of the dispute over Kashmir.

On August 5, the Indian government said it was revoking the special status of Jammu & Kashmir state, turning it into a union territory, under control of the central government – Pakistan claims sovereignty over Kashmir and it has been a bone of contention between India, Pakistan and China since 1947.…

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