Pakistan claims five per cent of global pie for socks manufacturing
Pakistan is next only to China in terms of the socks manufacturing industry in Asia. Elaborating on the strengths and weaknesses of the Pakistani socks industry, Zahid Qamar, director of Aftab Jawaid and Company shares some analytical insights on the socks industry of Pakistan in an interview with Fibre2Fashion.com
What is the size of the socks industry globally? What is the percentage pie that Pakistan could claim for itself?
How many players in the socks industry does Pakistan have? What is the size of the socks industry there?
From where do you source your raw material for the manufacture of socks?
How does the branded segment in socks, vis-a-vis the unorganised sector play out?
Which are the top five brands in the socks segment?
How big is your socks brand? What is its retail presence? Which countries do you export to?
Coming to your business on yarns, how big is the size of the yarn industry in Pakistan?
Who are the top five players?
In terms of machinery, how big is the market for textile and hosiery machine parts in Pakistan?
What are the issues plaguing this segment?
DISCLAIMER: All views and opinions expressed in this column are solely of the interviewee, and they do not reflect in any way the opinion of Fibre2Fashion.com.