| karachi : Exporters facing problems in ST refund (September 23, 10)|
Ever since the sales tax has been transferred to the Regional Tax Offices (RTOs), refund payments worth millions of rupees have been stopped.
| Pakistan : PHMA demands complete ban on export of raw cotton (September 23, 10)|
Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PHMA) North Zone has demanded that government should impose a complete ban on the export of raw cotton material besides levying 30 percent Regulatory Duty on the export of yarn, otherwise the Value Added Textile Sector will have to bear the loss of $1.5 foreign orders.
| Pakistan : Textile export registers 23 percent growth (September 23, 10)|
The country's textile export has posted a healthy growth of 23 percent during the first two months of the fiscal year 2010-11 mainly due to high unit price in the world market.
| India : Firms upset over workers crackdown (September 23, 10)|
The $2 billion garment export industry, with a work force of 3.5 lakh, is feeling the heat of the police crackdown on migrant labourers and maids in the city. Major garment exporters, who met on Wednesday, under the banner of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), said about one lakh workers have
been forced to leave the city resulting in a major dip in production.
| India : Cotton trade and Peepli Live (September 23, 10)|
Two years ago, India’s cotton farmers were committing suicide. This year, clothing companies, textile mills and yarn spinners are willing to slash their wrists. What makes cotton so deadly? ET helps you join the dots.
| Karachi : Cotton market fast approaching saturation point (September 22, 10)|
The Pakistan Cotton Ginners' Association (PCGA) have released their fortnightly cotton arrival and disposal report which placed seed cotton arrivals equivalent to 1,447,596 bales, total unsold bales at 202,676 bales (14.0% of total arrivals) and fortnightly flow at 452,405 bales (Per day Average 30,160 bales).