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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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CHINESE COMPANY TO ESTABLISH GARMENT CITY IN PAKISTAN



PAKISTAN’S Punjab province is set to host a new textile and garment manufacturing hub established with a Chinese company’s investment under a private partnership arrangement. Beijing-based China Railway, the major state-backed public transport and infrastructure company has said will invest USD500 million in what it calls ‘a garment city’ spreading over 400 acres at Ferozepur Road, Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab province.…

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VIETNAM’S TEXTILE-GARMENT SECTOR MULLING STEPS TO REMAIN COMPETITIVE



TEXTILE and garment-makers in Vietnam need to continue investing in new technology to remain competitive and make their ability to meet growing demand sustainable, exports say. And there is concern that the capital required may be tough for small-and-medium-sized manufacturers to source.…

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PAKISTAN TEXTILE EXPORTERS UPSET OVER TENSE SITUATION ON BORDER WITH INDIA



PAKISTAN’S textile manufacturers and exporters appear divided over the possible negative impact on the country’s textile sector arising from prevailing tensions on the Indian border.

According to exporters, concern cause by air strikes by India in Balakot – in Pakistan’s Khayber Pakhtunkhwa province – on February 26 – will affect export volumes as some foreign buyers may have diverted new orders to other countries like Bangladesh and China.…

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PAKISTAN TEXTILE INDUSTRY CALLS ON NEW GOVERNMENT TO FULFILL BUSINESS REFORM PROMISES



PAKISTAN’S textile industry is pinning high hopes on the country’s newly-sworn-in government of Prime Minister Imran Khan for the revival of the textile sector – fixing the financial damage it has suffered through dwindling exports.

In its manifesto, Khan’s victorious party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), raised the hopes of the business community – notably exporters – to put the Pakistan economy back on track by reviving the textile sector which contributes around 60% to the country’s total exports.…

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PAKISTANI EXPORTERS UPSET OVER DEVALUATION OF LOCAL CURRENCY IMPACTING EXPORT LEVELS



PAKISTANI textile exporters fear further devaluation of their currency will escalate the already high cost of doing business in the country and lead to a decline in export volumes, despite the edge cheaper currencies can offer in overseas markets.

According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), in 11 months of the current fiscal year 2017-18, textile exports rose by 9.82% to USD12.336 billion compared with USD11.23 billion for the corresponding period in 2016-17.…

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PAKISTAN CONTINUES TO SEND MIXED MESSAGES OVER COUNTER-TERROR FINANCING



PAKISTAN’S law enforcers and regulators are on the front line when it comes to fighting terrorist financing, money laundering and financial crime in general, both within the country and from across its borders, notably conflict-riven Afghanistan. But its government and state agencies often send mixed messages over their commitment to fight terror finance.…

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CHINESE INVESTMENT PROSPECTS IN PAKISTAN'S TEXTILE SECTOR APPEAR BLEAK



PAKISTAN’S textile industrialists are downbeat over the diminishing prospects of investment by Chinese financiers and manufacturers, holding the government responsible for the apparent stalemate with its continued prohibitive production costs.

Speaking to WTiN.com, Pakistan textile industry insiders believe that sensing the high cost of doing business compared with rival manufacturing countries in south Asia, Chinese investors are losing interest in the Pakistani sector.…

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PAKISTAN AND CHINA ALL SET TO SIGN FTA PHASE II



A RENEWED free trade agreement (FTA) looks set to be signed between Pakistan and China giving a boost to the textile industry.

Officials from the two countries met in Beijing last month (Feb) for the ninth round in a series of protracted talks aimed at streamlining the original FTA which came into force in 2006.…

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