Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Pakistan to start importing cotton from Afghanistan
Pakistan to start importing cotton from Afghanistan
18
May '18
Pakistan has signed an agreement to facilitate bilateral trade with Afghanistan and has also decided to import Afghan cotton. At a ceremony held in Islamabad, both the countries signed the agreed minutes of the meeting that took place on May 8. The two nations desire to enhance bilateral trade ties and address and overcome challenges faced by them.

The minutes were signed between Mohammad Younus Dagha, secretary commerce, Pakistan and Kamila Sidiqi, deputy minister for industries and commerce, Afghanistan. The delegation from Afghanistan arrived in Pakistan on May 7 to talk to their Pakistani counterparts about improving bilateral trade.

The ministers from both countries also spoke about removing regulatory duties levied on import of Afghan products. Pakistan’s ministry of commerce assured the Afghan delegation to accommodate Afghanistan’s request to remove these duties on a number of products.

Afghanistan said it will work towards removing impediments in transit and trade with Pakistan, according to Pakistani media reports. (KD)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Sales tax reduced for Pak textile, leather sectors

Textiles | On 20th Nov 2018

Sales tax reduced for Pak textile, leather sectors

Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) recently issued procedure...

US may include RMG in revised duty free Nepali items list

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Nov 2018

US may include RMG in revised duty free Nepali items list

The United States is interested to revise the list of Nepali products ...

Courtesy: Microsoft

Information Technology | On 20th Nov 2018

Gap partners with Microsoft for digital transformation

Gap has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft to drive...

Interviews View All

Anavila Misra, Anavila Collection

Anavila Misra
Anavila Collection

Fashion shows are also encouraging and highlighting sustainable fashion

Nitin Bhatia, Trend Arrest

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek, Kannbar

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek
Kannbar

‘Blending cultures is the true beauty of fashion, where one’s imagination...

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel,

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Cong Zheng,

Cong Zheng

The China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) is a social-economic...

Akshat Chaudhary,

Akshat Chaudhary

Aizome, Asia's first Fairtrade denim brand, is all set to launch next...

Karl Zelik, Vanderbilt University

Karl Zelik
Vanderbilt University

A team of engineers at the Vanderbilt University has designed a smart...

Mohammad Hassan, Biax Fiberfilm

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Chunyi Zhi, City University of Hong Kong

Chunyi Zhi
City University of Hong Kong

<div><b>Chunyi Zhi</b>, associate professor in the Department of Materials ...

Jay Ramrakhiani, Occasions Elegance Wear

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Anisha Chaudhari, Threads & Shirts

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Hemant & Nandita, Hemant & Nandita

Hemant & Nandita
Hemant & Nandita

The designer duo of Hemant &amp; Nandita are known for being inspired by...

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


November 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search