A female worker inspects the fabric for quality at a garment factory in Faisalabad, located in Pakistan’s Punjab province August 23, 2011. Pakistan’s textile industry accounts for 38 percent of workers in the manufacturing sector and over half of its exports, which stood at nearly $25 billion in fiscal 2010/11. But these are tough times for Pakistan’s once-thriving textiles industry. The long-running energy crisis along with security concerns in a country plagued by militancy and political violence have taken a heavy toll. Now it faces a new threat: competition from Bangladesh. Picture taken August 23, 2011. To match Feature PAKISTAN-BANGLADESH/TEXTILES REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN – Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TEXTILE) – RTR2QJUN

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