Trade Not Aid

Trade Not Aid

A slogan in support of fair trade. The slogan indicates a desire to buy products from developing countries instead of giving them foreign aid. Proponents of "trade not aid" believe that it represents a more sustainable, and less dependent, form of development. The slogan became popular in the late 1960s.
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He said the prime minister had clearly told the US administration that Pakistan wanted trade not aid. Imran Khan had fulfilled the promise he had made with the people during the historic rally at Minar-e-Pakistan in 2011 that he would restore respect and sanctity of Pakistani green passport.
He said the visit would focus on trade not aid which would enhance our national prestige as Pakistan had its geographical importance in the world.
We have conveyed to them that we want trade not aid. The CSF of course is not aid,' he clarified.
But "trade not aid" is what most farmers say they want.
"I'm looking forward to showcasing the Mzuzu Golden Coffee to the Fair Trade supporters on September 25 and giving coffee farmers a sustainable income through value added trade not aid."
Lahore -- Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq has expressed the hope that the coming PTI government would utilize all available resources to put Pakistan on the path of self-reliance as our country needs trade not aid to overcome its economic woes and rebuild economy which was badly hit due to unfitting economic policies of the previous governments.
"Our country needs trade not aid to overcome its economic woes and rebuild economy which was badly hit due to bad economic policies of the previous governments", he said, while chairing a meeting of the board of directors.
At the end of the day we want trade not aid. I hope free fair and reciprocal trade is in our near future and look forward to more details as they roll out.
Africa needs trade not aid. This has been the reverberating message from many African leaders, economists and busi- ness pioneers of late.
3 -- From launching Trade not Aid in 1987, the beauty industry's first Community Trade programme, to inventing the first Body Butter in 1992, The Body Shop has been at the forefront of making change happen.
Inspired by Article 22 of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Suda's first collection, "Peacebomb," undertook the mission of "trade not aid" and aimed to cultivate the untapped talents of local artisans to create designs that appeal to those living in peace zones while generating positive social impact to those living in recovering war zones.
KARACHI -- Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan People's Party has hailed European Parliament's decision to extend GSP-Plus facilities to Pakistan and termed it a triumph of former President Asif Ali Zardari's "Trade Not Aid" policy, which People's government vigorously pursued during its tenure that ended early this year.