Employment and wages rising in Pakistan’s garment sector
Date: February, 2017
Author: Phu Huynh
For decades, Pakistan has been a key manufacturing base for garments, textiles and footwear (GTF), supplying products for major international retailers. 1 The sector generates billions in exports and provides millions of jobs. In recent years, employment and wage levels in the sector have made notable, albeit uneven, gains despite falling competitiveness in G TF exports.