ISLAMABAD: Economist and well known industrialist Mirza Ikhtiar Baig said that France was an important trading partner of Pakistan in the European Union and was a major importer of Pakistani textile products. Talking to a private news channel, he said that Pakistan is going to get duty free access to the EU market from January 1, 2014, owing to which Pakistani textile products will compete with Bangladeshi products and will be able to export maximum textile products to European countries. Replying to a question, he said Pakistan should increase its number of exportable items and should trace diversified markets in Europe so that we are be able to maximise our exports.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 13th, 2012.
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