Textile exports up
Country’s textile exports have started showing an upward
trend and have registered 7.2% upward growth to US$ 8.79 billion
in first eight months of the current financial year July 2017 to
Textile exports, which account for around 60% of the
country’s total exports accounting to US$ 8.21 billion during
the corresponding period of the last fiscal year.
During the period under review, knitwear exports recorded the
highest 13.3%, readymade garments rose by 13.1%, bed wear
exports increased by 4.5%while cotton cloth exports remained
It is a matter of bitter record that the country’s exports
have been showing downward trend during the last four years but
exports package of Rs 180 billion announced by the Federal
government in January 2017 comprising rebates and tax
concessions have encouraged the exporters to view for additional
shares in the international market for Pakistani goods.