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Trade breaks for Pakistan after the flood

October 1st, 2010 / By: / Industry News

The EU foreign affairs chief urged EU states to back trade concessions to Pakistan, with growing concerns about the impacts of the devastating floods on the country’s economy and leadership. Supporters cite Pakistan’s strategic importance in the fight against Islamic militancy; some countries with competing textile industries oppose the breaks. The issue was debated again in a September meeting of EU foreign ministers.

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