Topic: Tanneries
tanneries govt drop tax raw hide
June 02, 2014

Tanneries ask govt to drop tax on raw hide

LAHORE - Pakistan Tanners Association has asked the government to include raw hide and skin in the sixth schedule of Sales Tax Act, 1990 like Phutti (raw cotton) to fulfill the domestic needs of the leather sector, which is the second largest exporting sector of Pakistan.Chairman PTA Saqib Saeed ...

New STPF silent to establish treatment plants in individual tanneries

LAHORE - The government is not serious to take up environment friendly measures particularly in industrial estates, as Strategic Trade Policy Frame Work 2012-15 is silent regarding setting up of treatment plants in individual tanneries though the STPF 2009-12 had allowed matching grants to ...

Energy woes leading to tanneries closure in Punjab

LAHORE - Energy crisis especially in Punjab has caused historical damage to the third major foreign exchange earning leather industry, as electricity produced through generators has turned the sector uncompetitive not only in international markets but also within country.Majority of tanning units ...