paper & printing industry has achieved the status of quality
products, which is recognized all over the world. The local industry
has become a reliable source for printing quality labels for garment
industry for the developed world. Taiwan industry is getting the job
of transfer labels done from Pakistan. It is however surprising that
despite having a strong technology base; this industry has been
neglected in the country. So far no database has been developed
regarding potential and performance of the industry. Scattered
information reveals that the industry is earning around $6-8 million
through exports. It, however, has the potential to make a noticeable
change in the export scenario of the country, provided the industry is
facilitated with proper guidelines and marketing support from the
relevant government quarters.
line with federal budget, the provincial budgets also aims at poverty
alleviation through developmental projects. With the greater
allocations for such projects there is a need for stringent monitoring
to ensure optimum utilization of funds.
external trade has started to come out of the shadows of September 11.
The exports which showed signs of slowing down have started showing
signs of improvement in the recent months when they stood at $ 8.710
billion — just 0.97 per cent less than the exports in the
comparative period last year. Seafood, like all other exports,
suffered heavily in the last quarter of the last year. Seafood exports
are feared to remain low in fiscal 2001-02 ending June 30.