Readymade garment manufacturers face high cost of production

Memon, Noor Ahmed
January 2011
Pakistan Textile Journal;Jan2011, Vol. 60 Issue 1, following p62
The article examines economic conditions in the clothing trade and textile industry in Pakistan. A significant decline in exports of clothing produced in Pakistan from 2007-2010 is considered and attributed to international competition from other developing countries such as Bangladesh, India and China. Pakistan's dependence on clothing exports to the U.S. is noted.


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