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Cotton output fall to affect textile exports

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: As the cotton crop in Pakistan has witnessed sharp reduction in output, textile manufacturers anticipate serious affects on export activities for which they have demand immediate tax holiday on import of cotton. All Pakistan Textile Manufacturers Association (Aptma) has sent a letter to the finance minister, informing that the cotton crop had miserably failed to meet the industry requirement. There is a shortage of approximately, four million cotton bales compared…Read More

Cotton output fall to affect textile exports

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: As the cotton crop in Pakistan has witnessed sharp reduction in output, textile manufacturers anticipate serious affects on export activities for which they have demand immediate tax holiday on import of cotton. All Pakistan Textile Manufacturers Association (Aptma) has sent a letter to the finance minister, informing that the cotton crop had miserably failed to meet the industry requirement. There is a shortage of approximately, four million cotton bales compared to the…Read More

Google, Blackbox announce start-ups for Fall 14 Programme

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Google and Blackbox have planned to gather successful international startup founders at Palo Alto for a two-week intensive programme that serves as a link to Silicon Valley startup resources and as a springboard for launching their products in the US and scaling their companies globally. Blackbox Connect has successfully completed 8 programmes and is dedicated to developing another generation of born global start-ups, says a statement issued here by Google management…Read More

Telecom imports fall by 26pc ahead of 3G-4G auction

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STAFF REPORT KHI:Ahead of next generation technologies auction expected to start in coming April, legal mobile phone import is on the decline in this fiscal year that can affect anticipated 3G/4G penetration in Pakistan. The telecom sector’s import declined by 25.88 per cent to $715.50 million in July to January of the current fiscal year as compared to $965.27 million in the same period of last financial year. According to the latest figures released by Pakistan Bureau of…Read More

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