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Saeed A Baloch

Articles by Saeed A Baloch

Pakistan offers a relatively mature and complete industrial value chain in textilesChinese investors pursue deeper textile ties with Pakistan 10 January 2020

Pakistan's clothing and textile sector hopes that 2020 will be a big year for Chinese investment as companies look to move production to outsourcing centres with lower labour costs, a skilled workforce, and government incentives through reduced taxes and duties.

The 35th IAF Fashion Convention, co-organised by the Pakistan Readymade Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA), was held in Lahore, PakistanApparel business interest is growing in Pakistan 5 December 2019

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.

Just 3% of exporters use imported raw materialsPakistan garment exporters seek reform on input import rules 29 May 2019

Pakistan's apparel and garment exporters have called on the country's new government to simplify what they regard as overly complex trading red-tape impeding the import of key inputs, vital for diversifying export-oriented production.

Pakistan home-based workers in Sindh will now be protected by lawUnions hail Pakistan home worker protection law 31 May 2018

Pakistan clothing industry unions and associations have welcomed the approval of the Home Based Workers Act 2018 by the legislative assembly of Sindh – the second largest province of Pakistan – calling it an initiative of historic importance.

Exporters in South Asia’s second-largest economy say buyers have shifted to countries such as Bangladesh and VietnamPakistan clothing sector seeks help to kickstart exports 25 October 2016

Leaders of Pakistan’s clothing and textile industry have told just-style they are concerned about the sector’s declining exports, and are calling on the federal government to intervene to help reverse this trend.

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