Apparel Manufacturing in Pakistan
Over the years, Pakistan has become an apparel sourcing dream destination for clothing brands and designers. It has an average lower production cost than countries like China, India, and Bangladesh, while offering the same high-quality garments due to its skilled workers and quality fabrics. Pakistan has the second-best quality cotton in the world, sold for around 20-25% less than in other Asian countries. It is the sixth largest textile exporter, and textiles and clothing make up about 57% of the country’s total exports. Manufacturing clothing in Pakistan has been rather popular among famous brands such as Nike, Sears, and Old Navy, and you can too through Sqetch.
Featured Clothing Manufacturer in Pakistan
1. Can you tell us what your company is all about?
Garment Resources started as a textile buying agency in 2003 in Karachi, Pakistan. Founded by Adnan Abbas, who already had a working experience of 6 years in the textile industry of Pakistan, it is now a full-fledged garment manufacturing unit. From outsourcing the production to manufacturing woven goods, the transition happened in 2008. We have over 20 years of experience and are always looking for new collaborations with brands and designers.
2. Why is Pakistan a good place to manufacture apparel?
Pakistan has a long tradition of working with the highest quality fabrics, learning and advancing in skills such as embroidery, weaving, and hand skills. Today we offer brands low production costs for high-quality apparel and textiles, something not many countries can offer. We deliver to all corners of the world and have quick lead times for samples and production.
3. What advice would you give new designers and start-up brands?
We offer complete garment manufacturing and textile sourcing solutions for start-ups, clothing brands, and workwear companies. Garment Resources, under the head of Al Anwar Apparels, started manufacturing for brands who didn’t want to compromise on quality yet couldn’t afford exorbitant production costs. Lower MOQs also give us the advantage of offering products to small brands and businesses, something we feel, should be promoted. As an initiative to boost entrepreneurship, we are also actively involved in the production of garments for start-up companies. Not only do we provide a platform for them to experiment with their designs, but we also guide them in the industry from our experience of over 12 years.
Quick Facts About Clothing Manufacturing in Pakistan
- 45% of the total workforce is employed by the textile industry
- Average of $12.5 Billion of textiles and clothing are exported annually.
- The fashion segment records an estimated 16% annual growth.