industry insider said the estimated target of $3.8 bn was fixed for
apparels export, which is likely to reach $3 bn. Similarly, estimated
export target of $5.2 bn was set for other value-added sectors
including fabrics, home textiles and towels which will touch $4.2 bn.
And, an estimated export target of $1.5 bn was set for other raw
material associated with the cotton sector.”Due to shortage and
high prices of yarn in the local market, coupled with increase in
electricity and gas prices, it seems difficult to achieve the desired