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A report on Apparel Employment, Trade, and Economic Development in South Asia

A report on Apparel Employment, Trade, and Economic Development in South Asia

A report that has been published by World Bank, regarding labour- intensive jobs, in  apparel sector is attached, which will be created in future,when China will move from low- value-added goods to high- value added goods like electronics etc.This shift would create large number of jobs for Pakistan.

May 20, 2016 | By More
UNIDO opens call for awards for Global Cleantech Innovation Program

UNIDO opens call for awards for Global Cleantech Innovation Program

United Nations Industrial Development Organization-UNIDO has announced Call for Awards for Global Cleantech Innovation program in Pakistan. This is the world largest Clean Technology Competition for SMEs and Startup companies having best ideas in Clean Technology under the categories of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Water Efficiency, Waste to Energy and Green Buildings. This completion is […]

May 18, 2016 | By More
Key Features of Trade Policy 2015-18

Key Features of Trade Policy 2015-18

The Strategic Trade Policy Framework (2015-18) announced on 22nd 2016 has set an annual export target of $35 billion by the year 2018.  The framework, the first announced by the current government, will be implemented with a total funding of Rs.18bn in a period of three years. Four major targets include: boosting exp­orts, improving export […]

March 30, 2016 | By More
SECP prepares draft of Companies Act 2015

SECP prepares draft of Companies Act 2015

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan – SECP has prepared a draft of Companies Act 2015. After public consultation, the final draft of new act shall be submitted to the government by April 2016. It is said that new act and regulation shall help provide conducive corporate environment to investors in the country to ensure transparency […]

January 9, 2016 | By More