Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Pakistani cabinet approves export of PPE, sanitisers

Pakistani cabinet approves export of PPE, sanitisers

04
Jun '20
Pic: Shutterstock
Pic: Shutterstock
The Pakistani cabinet in a recent meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan approved export of personal protective equipment (PPE) of both woven and non-woven material and sanitisers. However the ban on export of Tyvek suits, N95 masks and surgical masks will continue, adviser to the prime minister for commerce and investment Abdul Razak Dawood said.

Dawood urged exporters to capture a sound share of the world market for these items. A committee has been formed to manage domestic demand to ensure adequate supply. A notification for the purpose will be out in a few days, according to Pakistani media reports.

The meeting also decided that a committee comprising of members from ministries of commerce, health, industrial production and science and technology will be authorised to ban the export of any particular item keeping in view domestic needs.

Hundreds of units manufacturing garments, sports goods, textile, plastics and auto accessories are shifting towards manufacturing PPE, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry said in a statement.

“We should not surrender this tremendous export opportunity to India, Cambodia and Bangladesh. There is a short window to capture market share,” said the statement.

The LCCI said the process of registration with the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan takes a long time and is a major obstacle in PPE manufacturing.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)


Must ReadView All

Pic: UNFCCC / Alyssa Strohmann / Unsplash

Fashion | On 17th Jun 2021

Over 70% UN Fashion Charter signatories submit disclosures in 2020

For the 2020 reporting cycle, over 70 per cent of signatories to the...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 17th Jun 2021

Prime Content| Bangladesh apparel exports jump 11.1% in July-May FY21

Readymade garment (RMG) exports from Bangladesh increased by 11.1 per ...

Pic: Bierrebi

Textiles | On 17th Jun 2021

India emerging as main hub for manufacturing in Asia: Bierrebi

The size of the machinery market in India is vast and it enjoys...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Fashion tech has to be lean and very productive

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

The pandemic has reinstated need for organised retail spaces in Tier II...

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Good tidings expected for textile industry

Emmi Berlin,

Emmi Berlin

With the support of the first investors - Finland's Technical Research...

Shivendra Nigam,

Shivendra Nigam

Delhi-headquartered Cantabil Retail India Ltd was founded by Vijay Bansal...

Nina Smith,

Nina Smith

GoodWeave International, a nonprofit working to end child, forced and...

Robert Brookins, Alexium International

Robert Brookins
Alexium International

Alexium International is a specialty chemical development company...

Jacques Prigneaux, EDANA

Jacques Prigneaux
EDANA

EDANA has been the leading global association and voice of the nonwovens...

Michael Jaenecke, Messe Frankfurt

Michael Jaenecke
Messe Frankfurt

From May 14 to 17, international exhibitors will present the entire...

Shalini Sharma & Shweta Pundir Sharma, Six Yard Story

Shalini Sharma & Shweta Pundir Sharma
Six Yard Story

Six Yard Story is a premium artisanal brand with a focus to bring handloom ...

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj, Samshek

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj
Samshek

Samshek is a fashion forward tech brand which combines digital experience...

Seema Agrawal, Artisan Saga

Seema Agrawal
Artisan Saga

Artisan Saga, founded by Kaushik Rajani and Seema Agrawal, is an online...

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

Leave your Comments


June 2021

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


Advanced Search