ISLAMABAD  -   Pakistan’s textile exports had not increased despite the fact that the government had depreciated the currency and reduced the prices of electricity and gas.

Tirupur: Some UK-based buyers want them to complete the orders in advance as Britain will leave the European Union soon, a group of knitwear exporters said here on Friday.

India’s most ambitious indirect tax reform measure, which gave birth to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, is a testimony to the concept of cooperative federalism: it united all the States — even those with divergent political and economic inclinations — under the ‘one nation, one tax’ banner.

India is in discussions with its key trading partners to expand preferential duties under free trade agreements (FTAs) even as the government is streamlining procedures for exporters to avail benefits from such trade pacts, Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan has said.

The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, in association with the Asian Heritage Foundation, is organising an exhibition of ingeniously woven historic Indian handmade textile forms as a prelude to World Handmade Textile Biennales. 

The rupee, which has been steadily appreciating in recent days, closed on Friday at 69.10 to a dollar, its highest level since August 10, 2018.