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Cement manufacturers pledge support to govt

LAHORE – Cement makers will support the re-enforcement of the Supervised Clearance System (SCS) while the government should resolve hurdles in the export process especially in the case of business with Afghanistan; this was stated in a statement issued by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA) today.
The APCMA spokesman categorically denied any wrongdoing on the part f the members and said that as a representative of cement manufacturing units across Pakistan,

PSF manufacturers urged to resolve raw material issue

LAHORE – All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Gohar Ejaz has urged the Polyester Staple Fibre (PSF) manufacturers to rise to the occasion and resolve issues relating to availability of raw material to the textile industry.
He said Pakistan is the only country with odd fibre-mix at the ratio of 80 percent cotton and 20 percent Man Made Fibre (MMF) against world proportion of 40 percent cotton and 60 percent MMF. Consequently, he said, the textile industry has

Most polypropylene bag manufacturers evade GST

LAHORE: It is inexplicable that out of 515 polypropylene bags manufacturing companies registered with the Federal Board of Revenue, less than 80 pay sales taxes.
Data available with Pakistan Today revealed that the FBR collected Rs 74.28 million of sales tax in the year 2009-10, which was Rs 14.95 million greater than the collection of Rs 59.33 million in 2008-09.
However, augmentation of tax revenue was a result of larger collections from companies which are already tax