Category: GSP+

Ethical business, labour practices urged

KARACHI: Sindh Labour Department’s Joint Director Gulfam Nabi Memon said the Sindh government has enacted 13 labour laws since the 18th Amendment. Speaking at the...

Need stressed to implement core labour standards

KARACHI – Representatives of employers, employees, civil society and provincial government’s labour department underlined the need to ensure implementation of...

GSP By Plus: a sting in the tail?

Recently, the European Union (EU) extended Pakistan’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Plus status for another two years. Since the 28-member bloc constitutes...

EU’s largesse and our exports

Pakistan has been a major beneficiary of the European Union’s preferential trading programme for vulnerable developing nations, known as the Generalised System of...

GSP+ not a panacea for dwindling exports

THE good news from Brussels is that Pakistan’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus status has been extended for another two years. The bad news is that our exports...

GSP+ status and our rights

Last month, Pakistan earned an extension to the much-coveted Generalised System of Preferences Plus status, conditional on certain commitments on human and labour...

Policy reforms must to maximise GSP Plus benefits

LAHORE – The business community has called for more policy reforms to get maximum benefits from Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) Plus status awarded to...

EU team arrives ahead of elections

An eight-member European Union delegation has arrived here to discuss political situation with heads of political parties in the context of coming general elections. The...

Pakistan must not take GSP+ extension for granted

BRUSSELS/BERLIN: Pakistan was given extension in the Generalized Scheme of Preference Plus (GSP+), which translates to the success of democratic government of the...

PTEA Hails Continuity Of GSP+ status By European Body

Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has welcomed the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee decision that voted to approve continuity of...