High gas price hinders indusrital growth : LCCI


Lahore: Uneven prices of gas and its unavailability is forcing industrialists to import raw material for the industrial sector is causing huge challenges for the export-oriented industry therefore these issues must be resolved on priority.
The LCCI Senior Vice President Khawaja Shahzad Nasir said that government had announced implementation of same industrial gas tariff across the country and no discrimination in gas supply but industry in Punjab still facing a lot of problems.
“Government should ensure implementation of same tariff of gas throughout the country”, Khawaja Shahzad Nasir said and added that industry of Punjab cannot compete in the international market when it has not a level playing field within the country.
Likewise, he said, very low gas pressure or its unavailability is also hitting the industrial production hard and exporters are unable to fulfill their commitments.


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