Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / PRGMEA hails India's decision to support EU plan in WTO
PRGMEA hails India's decision to support EU plan in WTO
04
Oct '11
Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA) has hailed the Indian Government's decision to support the European Union's proposal for allowing duty free access to 75 textile items from Pakistan in the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

The EU proposal is expected to bring an economic advantage of around US$ 600 million to Pakistan. When the proposal was first floated in 2010 after devastating floods in parts of Pakistan, India opposed the same before the WTO.

PRGMEA extended an assurance that it would not operate in a manner detrimental to the Indian interests in the EU market.

The Association praised Secretary Commerce, Chairman Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), Federal Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim, and Prime Minister Gilani for their earnest efforts to gain India's support for the proposal which would open the way for duty free access for Pakistani goods in EU.

PRGMEA further stated that India would extend the same kind of support in 2014 also when Pakistan qualifies for GSP Plus facility in the EU.

The Association asked the Government legislators to speed up the process of presenting the case of Pakistan before the WTO and stated that while drafting the proposal for presentation before the WTO member nations, all the stakeholders should be taken into confidence by the Government.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th May 2017

Special package creates 7,50,000 jobs in garment sector

The special garment package of Rs 6,000 crore that was introduced by...

Md Siddiqur Rahman, president, BGMEA, addressing a press conference with other dignitaries. Courtesy: BGMEA

Apparel/Garments | On 29th May 2017

BGMEA asks govt for 5% incentive for 2 years in Budget

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association...

Textiles | On 29th May 2017

Tintex, Bruckner bring new effects to knitted fabric

The textile company Tintex has joined hands with the system supplier...

Interviews View All

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search