Published Date: Dec 12, 2013
GSP Plus status to boost Pakistani exports: Ishaq Dar
for Finance Ishaq Dar on Thursday said the European Union has granted
Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) Plus status to Pakistan which would
greatly help the country to boost its export.
the concluding session of the Conference, he said to sustain dwindling national
economy, the government has taken some unpopular and difficult steps. Due
to these measures and prudent polices of the government economic indicators are
showing positive signs where as the foreign investors’ confidence to invest in
Pakistan is also restored.
Finance Minister said country’s economic growth remained at five during first
three months of current fiscal year and hopefully it would improve in
future. He said that even while austerity measures are being taken to
bring down the deficit‚ the government has increased allocations for social
safety nets to protect the poor.