1. Market Research
  2. > Materials
  3. > Textile Market Trends
  4. > Prospects for the textile and clothing industry in Pakistan, May 2015

The textile and clothing industry in Pakistan constitutes the country's most important industrial activity by far and fulfils a crucial economic role. The industry is a major source of employment and is a major contributor to Pakistan's gross domestic product (GDP), exports and foreign exchange earnings. The industry is diverse and broadly based but most of its focus is directed towards the production and processing of products made from cotton. The industry has experienced a significant number of setbacks over recent decades -- mainly as a result of political unrest and economic difficulties. It has operated with inefficient units, antiquated manufacturing machinery and disruptions to its energy supplies, which have had a particularly adverse effect on its output. Also, the industry faces an increasing number of competitive threats from the textile and clothing industries in other Asian countries. On the positive side, however, the industry stands to benefit from duty-free access to European markets following the granting of GSP+ status by the EU. In recognition of the urgent need to update the industry, the Pakistani government has given support to the Balancing, Modernisation and Replacement (BMR) programme, through which obsolete machinery is being replaced with the latest manufacturing equipment. Also, in a document entitled Textiles Policy 2014-19, the Ministry of Textile Industry has outlined a number of key objectives for the five years to the end of the 2018/19 financial year -- including substantial new investment, an emphasis on products with higher added value, and a new focus on developing a skilled workforce. Furthermore, the Pakistani government is developing incentives to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to the textile and clothing industry in Pakistan.

Table Of Contents

Prospects for the textile and clothing industry in Pakistan, May 2015
List of contents
SUMMARY
IMPORTANCE OF THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY TO
THE ECONOMY OF PAKISTAN
DEVELOPMENT OF THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY IN
PAKISTAN
Setbacks and challenges
Balancing, Modernisation and Replacement (BMR) Programme
PAKISTAN: GEOGRAPHICAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC
PROFILE
Geographical profile
Political profile
Economic profile
PAKISTAN: INFRASTRUCTURE
Transportation
Roads
Railways
Airports
Seaports and shipping
Telecommunications
PAKISTAN: HUMAN RESOURCES
SIZE AND STRUCTURE OF THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING
INDUSTRY IN PAKISTAN
PAKISTAN: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING PRODUCTION AND
CONSUMPTION
PAKISTAN: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING EXPORTS
PAKISTAN: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING IMPORTS
PAKISTAN: FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE
TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY
TEXTILES AND CLOTHING IN PAKISTAN: GOVERNMENT
POLICIES AND INVESTMENT INCENTIVES
Government policies
Textiles policy 2014-19
Investment incentives
Investment protection
TEXTILES AND CLOTHING IN PAKISTAN: STRENGTHS,
WEAKNESSES, OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS
Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats


List of tables
Table 1: Pakistan: political and economic profile, 2015
Table 2: Pakistan: economic indicators, 2011/12-2013/14
Table 3: Pakistan: number of composite textile mills, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 4: Pakistan: installed spinning and weaving capacity in the mill sector, 2007/08-
2013/14
Table 5: Pakistan: yarn and cotton fabric production in the mill sector, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 6: Pakistan: production of cotton fabric by type in the mill sector, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 7: Pakistan: textile and clothing exports, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 8: Pakistan: exports of raw cotton, cotton yarn and cotton fabric in value and volume,
2007/08-2013/14
Table 9: Pakistan: clothing exports by type, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 10: Pakistan: exports of towels and bedwear, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 11: Pakistan: exports of cotton yarn by leading destination, 2012/13 and 2013/14
Table 12: Pakistan: exports of cotton fabric by leading destination, 2012/13 and 2013/14
Table 13: Pakistan: exports of cotton denim fabrics by leading destination, 2011/12 and
2012/13
Table 14: Pakistan: exports of ready made garments by leading destination, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 15: Pakistan: exports of knitwear by leading destination, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 16: Pakistan: exports of towels by leading destination, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 17: Pakistan: exports of bedwear by leading destination, 2012/13 and 2013/14
Table 18: Pakistan: textile and clothing imports, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 19: Pakistan: textile and clothing imports by type, 2012/13 and 2013/14
Table 20: Pakistan: imports of textile machinery, 2007/08-2013/14
Table 21: Pakistan: foreign investment in the textile and clothing industry, 2007/08-2012/13
List of map
Map of Pakistan

View This Report »

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 24 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 10,000 trusted sources
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Veronica

+1 718 514 2762

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
Textile Coatings Market by Type End-Use Industry - Global Forecast to 2021

Textile Coatings Market by Type End-Use Industry - Global Forecast to 2021

  • $ 5650
  • Industry report
  • October 2016
  • by MarketsandMarkets

“Textile coatings market projected to reach USD 6.81 billion by 2021” The textile coatings market size is projected to reach USD 6.81 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 3.5%. Increasing quality & performance ...

Cold Plasma Market by Industry, Application, Regime - Global Forecast to 2021

Cold Plasma Market by Industry, Application, Regime - Global Forecast to 2021

  • $ 5650
  • Industry report
  • February 2017
  • by MarketsandMarkets

The cold plasma market is expected to grow at a lucrative CAGR of 16.2% from 2016 to 2021, to reach USD 2.91 billion by 2021 from USD 1.38 billion in 2016. Market growth can be primarily attributed to ...

Waterproof Breathable Textiles (WBT) Market Analysis By Raw Material (ePTFE, Polyurethane, Polyester), By Textile (Densely Woven, Membrane, Coated), By Product (Garment, Footwear, Gloves), By Application (Active Sportswear) And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2

Waterproof Breathable Textiles (WBT) Market Analysis By Raw Material (ePTFE, Polyurethane, Polyester), By Textile (Densely Woven, Membrane, Coated), By Product (Garment, Footwear, Gloves), By Application (Active Sportswear) And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2

  • $ 4950
  • Industry report
  • October 2016
  • by Grand View Research

The global waterproof breathable textiles (WBT) market is expected to reach USD 2.31 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The waterproof breathable textiles market is ...

Textile Fibers Markets In China

January 2017 $ 4000

Download Unlimited Documents from Trusted Public Sources

Textile Trade in Indonesia and the US

  • February 2017
  • Textile  

  • Indonesia  

    United States  

    Asia  

View report >

Textile Exports in the US and Indonesia

  • February 2017
  • Textile  

  • United States  

    Indonesia  

    Asia  

View report >

Textile Industry - Forecast

  • February 2017
    40 pages
  • Textile  

    Farming  

    Cotton  

  • China  

    United States  

    India  

View report >

Textile Industry

3 days ago

Related Market Segments :

Textile
Apparel
Cotton

ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.