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News Clips 11 December, 2015

News Clips 11 December, 2015

[ Textile package: inordinate delay hitting industrial sector: PRGMEA ][ SRO 1065(I)/2013: FBR clarifies tax incentive package ][ Merchandise exports dip 14pc ][ Exports slump continues amid delay in trade policy ][ Ref

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News Clips 29 January, 2016

News Clips 29 January, 2016

[ top ]Business Recorder, January 29, 2016Pakistan and China would soon implement an electronic data exchange system to verify Certificates of Origin of Chinese goods being imported into the country, eliminating changes of frauds

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News Clips 28 November, 2015

News Clips 28 November, 2015

[ Textile export declines for fourth consecutive month ][ Textile export slide renders GSP Plus opportunity irrelevant ][ PTEA criticises cut in gas supply quota ][ Non-textile exports decline 22pc ] Textile export decl

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 News Clips 30 January, 2016

News Clips 30 January, 2016

[ top ]Daily Dawn, January 30, 2016ISLAMABAD: EU imports from Pakistan stood at 5.5 billion euros in 2014, registering an increase of 22 per cent compared to 2013, mainly due to GSP Plus facility granted by the European Union to

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News Clips 03 February, 2016

News Clips 03 February, 2016

[ top ]The Express Tribune, February 03, 2016KARACHI: Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Chairman Shaikh Mohammad Shafiq has urged the government to transfer the whole benefit of reductio

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News Clips 06 November, 2015

News Clips 06 November, 2015

[ top ]Business Recorder, November 06, 2015Expressing serious concern over huge blockage of sales tax refunds of textile sector, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan on Thursday announced that the ministry strongly advocates r

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News Clips 05 November, 2015

News Clips 05 November, 2015

[ PRGMEA urges government to announce relief package ][ SBP issues payment guidelines for POs, DDs ][ Active websites mandatory for companies: SECP ][ Govt likely to reduce regulatory duty on cotton yarn import ]PRGMEA urges gover

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News Clips 31 October, 2015

News Clips 31 October, 2015

[ Cartel to raise yarn prices after 10 percent RD ][ Yarn makers’ ‘cartel’ pushes prices up by 50pc ][ Yarn price shoots up by 50pc after RD imposition ][ Cartel lifts yarn prices by 50pc after govt’s &lsqu

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News Clips 27 October, 2015

News Clips 27 October, 2015

[ MoU signed for Form-E automation ][ Non-textile exports dip 26pc in July-Sept ][ Textile sector slams 10pc duty on yarn imports ][ September 2015: textile exports fall to $1.093 billion MoM ][ FCCI seeks special bailout package

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News Clips 28 January, 2016

News Clips 28 January, 2016

[ top ]Business Recorder, January 28, 2016All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Tariq Saud has sought immediate issuance of notification for reducing industrial electricity tariff in line with a landmark announc

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News Clips 21 October, 2015

News Clips 21 October, 2015

      [ Consignments" processing: documents attested by exporters made mandatory requirement ][ Textile package: PBEA sees no incentive for value-added sector ] Consignments" processing: documents attested

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News Clips 21 October, 2015

News Clips 21 October, 2015

      [ Consignments" processing: documents attested by exporters made mandatory requirement ][ Textile package: PBEA sees no incentive for value-added sector ] Consignments" processing: documents attested

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News Clips 27 January, 2016

News Clips 27 January, 2016

[ Ministry of Textile being run without person in command ][ Non-professionals being allowed to use WeBOC: APCAA ][ Construction of Karachi Garment City: National Assembly body concerned over non-provision of land ][ Energy shorta

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News Clips 16 January, 2016

News Clips 16 January, 2016

 Pakistan, Sri Lanka eye $1bn trade ][ SECP issued 48 orders for non-compliances in Dec ][ Heimtextile fair: Around 2,817 exhibitors likely to take part ][ July-November period: Textile machinery import soars to $189.970 mill

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News Clips 14 January, 2016

News Clips 14 January, 2016

[ PRGMEA urges government to solve industrial sector's problems ][ Govt urged to take steps for enhancing exports ][ Industry wants petrol price at Rs40/litre ][ PRGMEA demands preventive measures for textile export ][ Textile woe

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News Clips 13 January, 2016

News Clips 13 January, 2016

[ Merchandise exports dip 14pc to $10.3bn ][ Export of readymade garments declines ][ APTMA for removal of TRS from industrial tariff ][ GSP Plus facility: ‘Exports to EU countries decreasing despite initial growth’ ][

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News Clips 09 January, 2016

News Clips 09 January, 2016

[ Printing, security systems and textiles Turkey looks forward to JVs ][ Refund claims issue: Businessmen advised to approach tax ombudsman ][ Government encouraging women entrepreneurs: Khurram Dastagir ][ Boosting economic ties

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News Clips 06 January, 2016

News Clips 06 January, 2016

[ Massive tax evasion: legal action initiated against 155 ST-registered persons ][ Punjab-based textile industry terms 2015 'black year' ][ FPCCI elections : PRGMEA hopes UBG to work for betterment ]Massive tax evasion: legal acti

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News Clips 27 November, 2014

News Clips 27 November, 2014

[ Prgmea seeks level-playing field for textile sector ][ Textile sector: NGO offers 1.7 million euro project to improve social standards ]Prgmea seeks level-playing field for textile sector   [ top ]Business Recorde

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News Clips 22 November, 2014

News Clips 22 November, 2014

[ Textile exports down by 1.54pc in 4 months ][ Fake drawback claimants warned of harsh penalties ][ October textile exports up 6.5 percent YoY ][ Indian cotton yarn making inroads into local markets ][ No penalty for late filing

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News Clips 25 November, 2014

News Clips 25 November, 2014

[ Exports to EU rise to $5 billion in Jan-August ][ Textile policy: Ministries vastly differ over crucial parts of draft ][ Prime Minister's attendance at Textile Summit to show his concern about sector ]Exports to EU rise to $5 b

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News Clips 20 November, 2014

News Clips 20 November, 2014

[ Strict monitoring system adopted to check fake DTRE applicants ][ Effort fortification GSP plus compliance soon ][ Decision to exempt industries from loadshedding hailed ][ From mid-December to end-January: government may suspen

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News Clips 18 November, 2014

News Clips 18 November, 2014

[ Zero power loadshedding for industries ensured ][ SBP reduces interest rate by 50bps ][ Government move to exempt textile industry from gas cut lauded ][ Punjab-based textile sector: Ministers divided over gas supply ]Zero power

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News Clips 05 November, 2014

News Clips 05 November, 2014

[ Textile policy delayed ][ Increased business cost bites exporters’ profit ][ Tax returns filing date extended ][ Export of eight items likely to grow ][ GSP Plus status: German envoy urges private sector to take full advan

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News Clips 17 October, 2014

News Clips 17 October, 2014

[ Textile policy still awaits govt approval ][ Exports fall 10pc in July-Sept ][ Setting up of 600 megawatts power project: textile city to sign joint venture with K-Electric ]Textile policy still awaits govt approval  &

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News Clips 09 October, 2014

News Clips 09 October, 2014

[ Marketing policy needed for boom in exports: PRGMEA ][ Enhancing export volume: PRGMEA chief for aggressive marketing policy ][ top ] Marketing policy needed for boom in exports: PRGMEA   [ top ]Business Recorder,

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News Clips 04 October, 2014

News Clips 04 October, 2014

[ PRGMEA to devise strategy to cash in on GSP Plus opportunity ][ PRGMEA elects office-bearers ][ Limited product range reins textile sector exports ][ TDAP directed to submit report on funds released for projects ]PRGMEA to devis

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News Clips 07 April, 2014

News Clips 07 April, 2014

[ top ]The News, April 06, 2014Pakistan HC opens expo in DelhiKARACHI: The Pakistani High Commissioner Salman Basheer inaugurated the Made in Pakistanexpo in New Delhi on Saturday, expressing his optimism about India receivi

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News Clips 04 April, 2014

News Clips 04 April, 2014

[ Funds for textile sector mark-up support schemes ][ India announces big incentives for its exporters to compete Pakistan ][ Weavers, spinners divided on Indian yarn import ]Funds for textile sector mark-up support schemes &

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News Clips 03 April, 2014

News Clips 03 April, 2014

[ Physically verifying ST zero-rating on gas, electricity: survey of exporters'' manufacturing premises launched ][ Textile trade through another lens ][ Stakeholders urge Indian traders to reevaluate deal > ]Physically verifyi

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News Clips 11 February, 2014

News Clips 11 February, 2014

[ Customs post at Wagha soon ] [ Finance ministry asked to release funds for export promotion ] [ Swedish ambassador for diversification of Pak exports ] Customs post at Wagha soon   [ top ]   Daily Dawn, February

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News Clips 28 December, 2013

News Clips 28 December, 2013

[ Textile Policy schemes: government releases Rs 1.34 billion ][ 900 textile products to be benefited by GSP+ status: Baig ][ Ministry yet to notify GSP+ Facilitation body ][ Pak-EU business forum announced ][ Govt finalises SRO w

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News Clips 20 December, 2013

News Clips 20 December, 2013

[ GSP plus status: gas supply to textile industry will help reap benefit: FPCCI ][ One-Stop Shop for registrations: SECP, FBR and EOBI ink MoU ][ Cotton prices continue to remain stable ][ December 16 deadline ends: non-filers lia

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News Clips 11 November, 2013

News Clips 11 November, 2013

[ top ]Business Recorder, 11 November 2013Exports orders worth billions of rupees are at stake due the ongoing strike of goods' transporters, said Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Co-or

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News Clips 06 November, 2013

News Clips 06 November, 2013

[ Exporters demand surcharge withdrawal ][ Textile sector grows 40% in Q1 FY14 ][ 222 exhibitors from Pakistan to participate in Heimtextil ][ top ]The News, November 06, 2013ISLAMABAD: The European Union (EU) has granted duty fre

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News Clips 31 October, 2013

News Clips 31 October, 2013

  [ PRGMEA urges govt to release stuck-up refund claims ][ US textile & apparel exports grow 3.52% in Jan-August 2013 ][ top ]Daily Times, October 31, 2013KARACHI: The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufact-urers and Exp

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News Clips 29 October, 2013

News Clips 29 October, 2013

[ Eligibility for sustainable GSP Plus facility ][ 30% textile units shut as of 2010-11; led to huge job losses ][ Bangladesh garment industry at a critical crossroads ][ Cambodia - Garment Exports Up, Margins Down ][ Punjab govt

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News Clips 04 July, 2015

News Clips 04 July, 2015

[ top ]Business Recorder, July 4, 2015All Pakistan Textile Mills Association has accused the government by burdening taxes and shifting the recovery and line losses of electricity to it. Increasing the cost of business in textile

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News Clips 29 June, 2015

News Clips 29 June, 2015

[ Millers decide to shut down units voluntarily: APTMA ][ Exports again fall short of target ][ GSP Plus status helps boost exports by 20 percent: German envoy ]Millers decide to shut down units voluntarily: APTMA   

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News Clips 28 October, 2013

News Clips 28 October, 2013

[ Textile exporters eye on EU GSP plus status ][ Trade preferences: Germany backs Pakistan’s bid for EU GSP Plus status ][ CM Punjab approves Garments City project ][ Rains, floods: Cotton crop worth Rs 1.84 billion damaged

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News Clips 26 June, 2015

News Clips 26 June, 2015

    [ DLTL Order 2015: Claims can be submitted till July 31 ][ Buyers remain eager for fine lint amid range-bound trading ] DLTL Order 2015: Claims can be submitted till July 31   [ top ]Busines

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News Clips 23 October, 2013

News Clips 23 October, 2013

[ Textile, clothing exports rise ][ Khurram Dastagir to lobby for GSP plus status for Pakistan ][ U.S.-led group's Bangladesh garment factory reviews halfway done ]Textile, clothing exports rise   [ top ]BUSINESS RE

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News Clips 21 October, 2013

News Clips 21 October, 2013

[ top ]DAWN, Nasir Jamal, October 21, 2013WHILE the European Union is expected to open up its markets to duty-free imports from Pakistan next year, the country’s garment industry remains far from ready to grab the opportuni

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News Clips 21 September, 2013

News Clips 21 September, 2013

[ Export of textile up 7.24pc in July-Aug ][ Pakistan may get European GSP Plus by year-end ][ Bangladesh Expected to Gain More Garment Work ][ India eyes cotton export duty, hopes to boost value-added textile sales ][ India: Gove

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News Clips 23 June, 2015

News Clips 23 June, 2015

[ top ]DAWN, June 23, 2015ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s export of non-textile products witnessed a negative growth of 9.62 per cent during the first 11 months of the outgoing fiscal year from a year ago. Export proceeds from these

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News Clips 07 September, 2013

News Clips 07 September, 2013

[ FTO to take up issue of zero-rating ][ Taxman's access to bank accounts challenged in SHC ][ Pakistan eyes export boost through social accountability ][ Chinese keen to relocate textile plants for exports ][ Bangladesh: Factory

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News Clips 31 August, 2013

News Clips 31 August, 2013

[ Pakistan imports fabric in 26 weeks, BD in just 2 hours ][ EU delegation warns Pakistan over death penalty ][ Lawrencepur Woolen and Textile Mills suspends operations ][ Where's China's Growth? Textiles Industry Is Weaving Expan

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News Clips 24 August, 2013

News Clips 24 August, 2013

[ Power tariff hike to render textile sector uncompetitive ][ Textile, clothing exports rise ][ WeBOC glitch hurts exports ][ Aptma initiative to double exports ][ India: Textile exports seen rising ][ Sri Lanka textile mill ups e

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News Clips 22 August, 2013

News Clips 22 August, 2013

[ top ]DAILY TIMES, Ijaz Kakakhel, August 18, 2013ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Friday was informed that the government has taken various measures including active trade diplomacy for increasing country’s exports.The

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News Clips 28 March, 2015

News Clips 28 March, 2015

[ DLTL Order, 2015: government extends date for submission of claims ][ top ]Business Recorder, March 28, 2015Newly designated Pakistani Ambassador to Nigeria Lieutenant General Agha M Umer Farooq (Retd) visited to Pakistan Readym

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News Clips 16 August, 2013

News Clips 16 August, 2013

[ Prgmea urges government to appoint commerce minister ][ Walt Disney cancels import orders worth $150 million ][ Bangladesh's exports go up ][ Bangladesh-India textile cooperation agreement on Monday ][ Bangladesh: Global recessi

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News Clips 6 August, 2013

News Clips 6 August, 2013

[ Rs1.27 billion TDAP scam sent to FIA ][ India eases foreign investment rules in retail sector ][ top ]DAWN, Mubarak Zeb Khan, August 6, 2013ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif referred on Monday a scam involving ‘mis

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News Clips 3 August, 2013

News Clips 3 August, 2013

[ Textile sector set to report robust profitability ][ Ministry claims unearthing Rs760m scam in TDAP ][ Apparel industry sees higher costs in wake of Bangladesh tragedy ][ Bangladesh: Desperate race to check garment factories ][

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News Clips 30 July, 2013

News Clips 30 July, 2013

[ Pakistan needs to offer diversified products to benefit from GSP plus ][ RTO assures PRGMEA for release of stuck-up ST claims ][ Bangladesh struggles to check garment factories are safe ][ India: Textile processors hike charges

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News Clips 27 July, 2013

News Clips 27 July, 2013

[ top ]BUSINESS RECORDER, Recorder Report, July 27, 2013The Federal Board of Revenue has announced 5 percent reduced rate of sales tax on local supply of finished leather and textile made-ups with retrospective effect from June 1

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News Clips 25 July, 2013

News Clips 25 July, 2013

[ ‘Steps to be taken to revive garments industry’ ][ Bangladesh: BUET teams to inspect factories not covered by US, EU buyers ][ Obama’s blunder with Bangladesh ][ India seeks US GSP renewal ][ Insight: Jeans and

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 News Clips 24 March, 2015

News Clips 24 March, 2015

[  [ top ]Business Recorder, March 24, 2015The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (South Zone) has urged the Ministry of Textile Industry to extend the date to file the claims under notificati

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News Clips 23 July, 2013

News Clips 23 July, 2013

[ Export of textile, clothing rises ][ ‘Textile sector exports likely to grow in FY14’ ][ ILO Says Cambodia’s Factories Are ‘Chronically Non-Compliant’ ][ U.S. outlines steps for Bangladesh to restore

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News Clips 17 July, 2013

News Clips 17 July, 2013

[ India plans massive duty cut on Pakistan textile imports ][ STPF 2012-15: government to incorporate textile industry's input ][ Major fire breaks out in textile mill ][ India: Garments exports jump 11% to $3.5 billion ][ India:

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News Clips 11 July, 2013

News Clips 11 July, 2013

[ Five export sectors: WHT to be reduced on supplies, services ][ GSP-Plus status: stakeholders to hold talks ][ Upswing in textile exports ][ Sears, U.S. retailers set Bangladesh factory safety plan ][ USA: Vietnam trade deal cal

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 News Clips 03 March, 2015

News Clips 03 March, 2015

[ Payment of Mark-up Support for Textile Sector: SBP asks banks/DFIs to lodge claims ][ Rs1.6bn textile projects cleared ][ Pakistan Textile City Karachi project on the verge of collapse: minister tells National Assembly Committee

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News Clips 10 July, 2013

News Clips 10 July, 2013

[ Zero borrowing by private sector in FY13 ][ Faisalabad: home to yarn traders and notorious tax dodgers ][ Bangladesh garment sales soar despite deadly incidents ][ Retailers agree Bangladesh garment factory inspections ][ For co

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News Clips 8 July, 2013

News Clips 8 July, 2013

[ CM forms core group to increase garments exports ][ Pakistan brings back death penalty, to anger of rights groups ][ Bangladesh begins to feel wider impacts from Rana Plaza ][ India: Premature crowing over Dhaka's textile sector

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News Clips 5 July, 2013

News Clips 5 July, 2013

[ Textile exporters struggle to fulfill orders ][ Govt ends moratorium on executions: Official ][ India: Textile exports on upswing ][ China textile mills lobby to boost cotton imports, cut local prices ][ US imports $40bn textile

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News Clips 4 July, 2013

News Clips 4 July, 2013

[ Textile exporters struggle to fulfill orders ][ Govt ends moratorium on executions: Official ][ India: Textile exports on upswing ][ China textile mills lobby to boost cotton imports, cut local prices ][ US imports $40bn textile

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News Clips 28 June, 2013

News Clips 28 June, 2013

[ No more crutches for textile sector ][ U.S. suspends Bangladesh trade privileges ][ Japan: Clothing makers counter 'fast fashion' ]No more crutches for textile sector   [ top ]USA TODAY, Matthew Pennington, Jun. 2

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News Clips 26 June, 2013

News Clips 26 June, 2013

[ Key initiatives of textile policy in limbo ][ SBP extends LTTF for fiscal year 2014 ][ Bangladesh: Falling Rupee, rising Taka: We must protect our exports ][ Australia: Consumers demand end to secrecy ]Key initiatives of textile

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News Clips 24 June, 2013

News Clips 24 June, 2013

[ Textile, clothing exports up ][ Niaz's appointment welcomed ][ ‘Polish retailer to buy Pakistani products’ ][ China to open doors to Lanka’s apparel sector ]Textile, clothing exports up   [ top ]

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News Clips 20 June, 2013

News Clips 20 June, 2013

[ top ]INDIAN EXPRESS, ENS Economic Bureau, June 20, 2013In a bid to curb the widening Current Account Deficit (CAD), recently inducted Union Minister of Textiles K S Rao said on Wednesday that the government had fixed the textil

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News Clips 18 June, 2013

News Clips 18 June, 2013

[ Rs 7.5 billion earmarked for textile policy initiatives ][ Revised Trade Policy by end of July ][ Bangladesh approves trade deal with US ][ Tesco stops sourcing from a Bangladesh factory due to safety concerns ][ US announces sa

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News Clips 18 June, 2013

News Clips 18 June, 2013

[ Rs 7.5 billion earmarked for textile policy initiatives ][ Revised Trade Policy by end of July ][ Bangladesh approves trade deal with US ][ Tesco stops sourcing from a Bangladesh factory due to safety concerns ][ US announces sa

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News Clips 14 June, 2013

News Clips 14 June, 2013

[ PRGMEA: Budget balanced ][ Made in Sialkot: Child labour free footballs a success story, says ILO ][ Obama nears decision on Bangladesh trade ][ India: Garment exporters fear inflation, pricing pressure from global buyers ][ Aft

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News Clips 11 June, 2013

News Clips 11 June, 2013

[ top ]THE NEWS, Shahnawaz Akhter, June 11, 2013KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed the customs authorities to resolve the problems of exporters pertaining to duty and tax remission for export (DTRE) as duty

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News Clips 4 June, 2013

News Clips 4 June, 2013

[ Pakistan could merge its EU exports ][ EU reassures Dhaka of continued support ][ USA: GSP verdict may be delayed ][ ILO Prepares Building Safety Guidelines for Indonesian Garment Factories ]Pakistan could merge its EU exports&n

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News Clips 1 June, 2013

News Clips 1 June, 2013

[ FPCCI formulates recommendations to boost textile exports ][ US retailers to forge new safety plan for Bangladeshi apparel factories ] FPCCI rejects plan to withdraw zero-rating on exports   [ top ]THE NEWS, Shahn

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News Clips May 30, 2013

News Clips May 30, 2013

[ top ]EXPRESS TURIBNE, Imran Rana, May 28, 2013FAISALABAD: In the midst of an overall depression in the textile industry, a development has sparked new life in the spinning sector. Mills are inundated with orders from China thes

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News Clips 29 May, 2013

News Clips 29 May, 2013

[ FBR orders recovery of Rs20 billion from export sector ][ EU's GSP-plus regime: 'grey areas lie in implementation, monitoring mechanisms' ][ U.S. urges garment buyers to stay engaged with Bangladesh ][ FTA opens doors for garmen

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News Clips 27 May, 2013

News Clips 27 May, 2013

[ Walmart refuses to place fresh orders with Pakistan ][ Garment factories violating labour laws ][ BD to lose duty-free access, warns EU ][ Chinese apparel producers abusing BD's free access ][ Iran, India agree on bartering oil

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News Clips 24 May, 2013

News Clips 24 May, 2013

[ top ]BUSINESS RECORDER, Recorder Report, May 23, 2013Pakistan Ready-made Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (Prgmea) said on Wednesday that the PML-N government should make it a top priority for obtaining Generali

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News Clips 22 May, 2013

News Clips 22 May, 2013

[ Export of textile, clothing up 6pc ][ Bangladesh: Prospect of GSP very bleak ][ H&M looks for alternatives as Walmart blacklists 250 factories ]Export of textile, clothing up 6pc   [ top ]DAILY STAR, Refayet U

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News Clips 21 May, 2013

News Clips 21 May, 2013

[ Five sectors enjoy ‘discriminatory’ advantage ][ Textile mill blaze destroys goods worth millions ][ India under pressure at WTO to phase out textile export sops ][ Bangladesh Barred from Textile Safety Group ][ Chin

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News Clips 16 May, 2013

News Clips 16 May, 2013

[ Readymade garments: Pakistan’s exports to rise as Bangladesh comes under fire ][ Exporters seek effective policies ][ Exports of Surti fabric to Pakistan surpasses US, Saudi Arabia ][ Europe, U.S. retailers divided on Bang

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News Clips 14 May, 2013

News Clips 14 May, 2013

[ All ST refund claims to be cleared, exporters told ][ Exports dipped 4pc in April ][ Hundreds of Bangladesh textile plants shut indefinitely ][ H&M, Inditex back Bangladesh worker safety agreement ]All ST refund claims to be

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News Clips 13 May, 2013

News Clips 13 May, 2013

[ Business Promotional Board needed for industrial growth: Ijaz ][ Development funds: PSDP releases special funds for textile industry ][ Bangladesh plans to raise garment worker wages ][ India: Textile firms bank on manmade fibre

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News Clips 08 May, 2013

News Clips 08 May, 2013

[ Textile exporters' claims: deadline extended ][ Bilal appointed as chairman FPCCI committee on export trade ][ KOICA establish a technical research centre at National Textile University ][ Apparel Retailers Confront Tough Option

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News Clips 06 May, 2013

News Clips 06 May, 2013

[ top ]BUSINESS RECORDER, Recorder Report, May 5, 2013Pakistan Ready-made Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association(PRGMEA), expressing disappointment over weak economic agenda of political parties, has observed that no na

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News Clips 21 February, 2015

News Clips 21 February, 2015

[ top ]DAWN, February 21, 2015ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports to the European Union grew by 20 per cent to 5.067 billion euros (Rs585bn, $5.76bn) in the first eleven months of 2014 from €4.22bn a year ago, according to t

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News Clips 02 May, 2013

News Clips 02 May, 2013

[ Energy conservation project pays off ][ FBR orders action against 143 textile tax defaulters ][ EU mulls trade action to pressure Bangladesh on safety ][ Bangladesh workers vent fury, disaster toll may top 500 ][ Bangladesh boss

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News Clips 20 April, 2013

News Clips 20 April, 2013

[ Textile, clothing export rebounds ][ Textile industry braces for criticism at today’s meeting ] SHC restrains FBR from sales tax recovery from textile miller   [ top ]DAWN, Mubarak Zeb Khan, April 20, 2013IS

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News Clips 17 April, 2013

News Clips 17 April, 2013

[ Bangladesh trade deficit narrows by 26% due to higher exports ][ The WTO expects to see an improvement in clothing and textile trade ] Textile sector - where is the value addition   [ top ]REUTERS, Apr 15, 2013DHA

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News Clips 18 February, 2015

News Clips 18 February, 2015

[ Prgmea Chairman urges Prime Minister to take up SMD issue with Turkish PM ][ Sustainable growth & productivity: Textile ministry set to introduce new legislation ][ Pakistan, Turkey ink 11 accords ][ Pakistan values its ties

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News Clips 15 April, 2013

News Clips 15 April, 2013

[ Factory registration moves at snail’s pace ][ Retail sales: China will overtake the United States in 2016 ][ India: RMG exports surge with US revival ][ Wal-Mart, Sears Refuse Compensation for Factory Victims ][ The Rise o

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News Clips 11 February, 2015

News Clips 11 February, 2015

[ top ]Business Recorder, February 11, 2015Textile industry stakeholders are not optimistic about the textile policy (2014-19) export target of $26 billion. Talking to Business Recorder, the private sector stakeholders said the g

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News Clips 12 April, 2013

News Clips 12 April, 2013

[ Pakistan to get GSP Plus Status by year-end: EU ambassador ][ China to continue boosting spinning sector’s prospects ][ Wal-Mart funds supplier training after Bangladesh fire ][ Dhaka has to reply to 19 USTR queries on lab

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News Clips 11 April, 2013

News Clips 11 April, 2013

[ Traders seek withdrawal of SRO 154(I) 2013 ][ Dissatisfaction over commercial attaches: Senate body orders details about performance ][ SMEs unable to avail DTRE scheme ][ India: Get ready to pay more for garments ][ WTO lowers

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News Clips 10 February, 2015

News Clips 10 February, 2015

[ Textile Policy 2014-19 offers Rs64.15bn cash subsidy ][ Exports to EU increased by $1bn under GSP-plus status: minister ][ Indian yarn triggers considerable controversy ][ Blended yarn under Indian threat ]Textile Policy 2014-19

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News Clips 3 April, 2013

News Clips 3 April, 2013

[ top ]BUSINESS RECORDER, Recorder Report, April 2, 2013The Zonal Chairman of PRGMEA, Shaikh Mohammad Shafiq has said that the FBR's recently launched software to check claims for bogus refunds and illegal input tax adjustments a

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News Clips 31 January, 2015

News Clips 31 January, 2015

[ Non-payment of refund claims: textile sector facing serious financial crunch: Prgmea ][ FBR expedites clearing blocked sales tax refunds ][ Government urged to implement new textile policy forthwith ][ Textile industry to get re

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News Clips 1 April, 2013

News Clips 1 April, 2013

[ Amnesty scheme: Textile units deposit over Rs2bn to avoid action ][ India offers concessions for apparel exporters ][ China manufacturing index shows new growth ][ Unrest in Bangladesh may push garments to Cambodia ][ Myanmar te

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