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  • Missing Export Focus

    Posted February 02, 2015 by Faisal Bari
    Faisal Bari Several recent conversations about exports and industry have been around issues like exportable surplus, diversification, ‘make versus import’ debate, comparative advantage and transit trade. They seem to be missing the point. Though, right now, I am generalising from a very small sample of successful firms, it seems that the real issues are about better regulatory frameworks (quality standards included), consistent policies and a clearer vision of integrating Pakistani manufacturing into global value chains.