Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Govt to be meticulous with policies for achieving GDP targets
Govt to be meticulous with policies for achieving GDP targets
30
May '08
Government of Pakistan is planning to set the GDP growth target at around 7 percent for the forthcoming fiscal year 2008-09 against the achieved 5.7 percent of the current fiscal year.

Low growth of GDP, in this fiscal year, was largely due to decline in key sectors like agriculture; manufacturing sector; exports and foreign direct investment.

In an exclusive interview with Fibre2fashion, Nasir Jamal Director General-Media Ministry of Finance, said, “Pakistan needs a sustained macroeconomic stability, financial discipline and consistent and transparent policies for achieving targets for the next fiscal. Efficient management and structural reforms introduced in the recent past have brought about healthy changes in almost all sectors of the economy. A major breakthrough has been achieved in managing the domestic and external debt”.

Besides, Mr Nasir also affirmed that the Government has plans to provide relief to major industries from the ongoing inflation and policies will be adopted in the upcoming budget for the same purpose. Additionally, encouragement of industrial clusters, support for technology transfer and facilitation of import of power generating small units are some of the areas to be given priority in the budget. Fiscal and tax incentives for encouraging small medium enterprises (SMEs) will also be encompassed through increased allocation of credit for this sector.

In the agriculture sector, measures will be taken to improve cotton production that would help ensure availability of raw cotton on reasonable rates for the ginning industry as well as for the textile industry to increase production and ensure enhanced exports of textile products.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

TEA expects budget to upscale textile skill industry

The Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA) has requested the Central...

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Bangladesh could earn $60 billion in exports by 2021

Bangladesh is expected to earn over $60 billion in exports by the...

Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Govt to help Tangaliya weavers purchase looms: Irani

Government of India will facilitate Tangaliya weavers in purchase of...

Interviews View All

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala
Jansun

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Smita Murarka
Amanté

‘There is huge demand in the Indian lingerie market for non-wired styles.’

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

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

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

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
January 2017

January 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search