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FCCI urges shift from traditional to technical textiles
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Nov '17
FCCI urges shift from traditional to technical textiles
Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) president Shabbir H Chawla has stressed the need to shift from traditional to technical textiles to survive competition. The dwindling small and medium textile units of Faisalabad need to upgrade to cope with changing trends in international markets and technical textile is the best option for them, he said.

Apart from raising profits, the move will also help Pakistan double its foreign exchange earnings, he told media persons at the first international conference on technical textile at the National Textile University (NTU) in Faisalabad last week.

As Pakistan is currently importing items worth $3 billion for use by the textile industry, there is need to manufacture its substitutes locally to save that money, he added. (DS)

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