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Pakistan Import Cotton Restrictions May be Withdrawn from December 1

The federal govt. is likely to withdraw restrictions on cotton import from Dec. 1, 2017 aimed at allowing textile industry to import raw material at a competitive price. The...

PTA Plant Operation Express

Hanbang shuts 2.2 million mt/yr PTA unit unexpectedly last weekend and may restart around Wednesday. Yizheng CF postpones the restarting date of its 650kta PTA unit to Nov 21. The...

Russia’s HDPE Output Falls 8.4% in January-October

Russia's production of high density polyethylene (HDPE) decreased by 8.4% year on year in the first ten months of 2017 to 760,600 tonnes, according to MRC's ScanPlast report. All Russian...

Spain’s Chems Sales Up 5.7% in 2017 on Domestic, Global Recoveries

Spanish chemical companies’ sales are set to increase in 2017 by 5.7%, year on year, to €62.4bn, as domestic consumption and the global recovery fuelled demand, the country’s chemical...

China exports, imports growth slow as economy cools

BEIJING: China’s exports and import growth eased in October in a sign the world’s second-largest economy is starting to cool after a strong first half, with momentum seen slackening...

Anti-Reflective Coating Inspired by Insect “Cloaking Device”

A team from Penn State University have created synthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes that can absorb light from all different directions across a wide range of frequencies, making it...

Coatings Introduction

The purpose of applying the coating may be decorative, functional, or both. The coating itself may be an all-over coating, completely covering the substrate, or it may only cover...

China’s GDP Growth to Be 6.8% This Year

China's economy will maintain steady growth this year, with a full-year gross domestic product growth of 6.8 percent , 21st Century Business Herald reported citing a government think tank...

Chinese Textile Giant to Open Cotton Yarn Unit in Arkansas

The Shandong Ruyi Technology Group (Ruyi) of China recently announced plans to open its first North American factory in Forrest City, Arkansas. The new unit will create 800 jobs,...

Vietnamese Garment Industry Facing Challenges from China, Myanmar

A seminar on the prospect of Vietnamese garment exports in 2018 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 3 where participants at the seminar proposed measures such as...

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‘PM to announce package for KP businessmen soon’

PESHAWAR - The newly elected president of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Ghazanfar Bilour has reiterated his commitment to resolve...

FBR seeks tax proposals for upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has sought proposals from all the stakeholders for upcoming budget 2018-19, urging that the suggestions must...

FPCCI chief vows to focus on resolving key issues of businessmen

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Ghazanfar Bilour, newly elected president of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry, has vowed that he would work hard to...