Oct 16, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Pakistan for package trade preferential proposes EU presented Tuesday Commission European The -- IRNA 16, .Oct Brussels, for access improve to measures trade of package comprehensive .Union European the to exports Pakistani new the for eligible Pakistan make would package proposed The for Scheme'' (GSP) Preference of System Generalised ``Special a told Lamy Pascal Commissioner Trade EU drugs, combating countries .today here conference press the to exports textile Pakistani on tariffs all remove would It 15 by clothing and textiles Pakistani for quotas increase and EU .percent EU for market its to access improve will Pakistan return, In .exporters textile and clothing because priority top a negotiation this made have ``We those targeted have We .situation exceptional an in is Pakistan and clothing namely most, benefit can Pakistan where areas .Lamy said peace,'' of weapon a is Trade .textiles by finalised was Pakistan for measures trade of package The of series a followed This .night Monday sides both on negotiations meeting regular included which 2001 March in begun rounds negotiating .Dawood Razzaq Abdul Minister Trade Pakistani and Lamy between of 30% for accounting partner trading main Pakistan's is EU The .(23% for accounts US the) exports Pakistan's a billion 3.2 euro about worth were EU the to exports Pakistani account goods leather and garments textiles, Cotton, .2000 in year .total this of percent 75% for and textiles of supplier largest 13th EU's the is Pakistan were 2000 in EU the to clothing and textiles of exports Its .clothing .billion 7.1 euro worth 39 euro only to amounted comparison in Pakistan to exports EU .2000 in million EU the to proposals the present to is Commissioner Trade EU The NK/KS .approval for Parliament European the and Ministers of Council End