Tag Archives: Trade

Pakistan and Turkey relationship enter into new phase

Pakistan, Turkey agree to strengthen further bilateral relation

Both the leaders agreed that the Kashmir issue should be resolved according to UN resolutions and called for enhancing trade, defence cooperation ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Turkey have reaffirmed commitment to transform their long-lasting and brotherly relationship into a strong strategic partnership. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain agreed on Wednesday to expand cooperation between the two brotherly ... Read More »

U.S. reaffirms commitment to Trade and Investment with Pakistan

U.S. reaffirms commitment to Trade and Investment with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Michael Froman led a delegation to Islamabad to discuss the ongoing U.S.-Pakistan Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) on October 18 with the Government of Pakistan.  The TIFA Council meeting, hosted by Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan, covered a broad range of trade and investment-related issues, including expanded market access for Pakistani ... Read More »

Pakistani businesses participate in U.S. Woodworking Trade Show in Atlanta

Pakistani businesses participate in U.S. Woodworking Trade Show in Atlanta

Representatives from Pakistani businesses traveled to the United States to participate in the 2016 International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, Georgia. The IWF is one of the world’s premier furniture manufacturer, architectural woodwork, custom and general woodworking trade shows, and hosts more than 1,000 exhibitors specializing in all areas of woodworking supply and technology. “Through this trade delegation, Pakistani and American business ... Read More »

Training and Information to improve Pakistan’s Agricultural Exports

Training and Information to improve Pakistan's Agricultural Exports

Pakistan currently exports approximately $585 million of fresh fruits and vegetables annually. Training programs can help increase Pakistan’s Agricultural Export ISLAMABAD – An agricultural was held in Islamabad to support the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to expand agricultural trade. The training intended to increase Pakistani exports by informing officials how to comply with international plant health standards.  Pakistan currently exports ... Read More »

CPEC will transform the region into global trade hub: Experts at Beijing Forum Islamabad

President Mamnoon Hussain addressing at Beijing Forum Islamabad 2016 at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in Islamabad on 24 May 2016

President Mamnoon Hussain says CPEC would prove to be a milestone in economic development of Pakistan ISLAMABAD – China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a historic step forward under which the development of road, rail, sea and air infrastructure projects would transform the whole region into a hub of regional and global trade, remarked Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain. He was addressing ... Read More »

Pakistan Day reception in Istanbul highlights strong Pakistan-Turkey relations

Consul General Istanbul and other guests cutting a cake to mark Pakistan Day in Istanbul

Pakistan’s Consul General, Dr. Yusuf Junaid, highlighted greater collaboration between Pakistan and Turkey, which is expected to lead to a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement ISTANBUL (Turkey) – Pakistan Day reception was hosted by Pakistan’s Consul General, Dr. Yusuf Junaid, in Istanbul in which guests highlighted growing relations and cooperation between the two brotherly countries, Pakistan and Turkey. A large number of distinguished guests participated in the reception as ... Read More »

Pakistan Trade Caravan reaches Kyrgyzstan

Pakistan Trade Caravan reaches Kyrgyzstan

Around 45 companies from leather, pharmaceutical, sports goods sectors are participating in the exibition KARACHI: Pakistan’s trade caravan has reached Kyrgyzstan for a two-day road show in Bishkek from May 18 to 19, to showcase local products and attract buyers organised by Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). The city is full of promotion with Pakistan’s exhibition and it is expected ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia bans imports of shrimps from Pakistan

Workers at a shrimp factory

Saudi Arabia has banned shrimp imports from Pakistan as a precautionary measure after detecting white spot disease in crustaceans exported from the country, according to Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA). The measure is based on a report of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), which included Pakistan in the index of countries with shrimp affected by the disease. ... Read More »

Pakistan and Iran agree to enhance trade volume to $5 billion

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif addressing the Pakistan-Iran Joint Business Forum in Islamabad on March 26, 2016.

Pakistan and Iran have plan to take annual trade to $5 billion under the five-year Strategic Trade Cooperation Plan ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Iran have set an ambitious target of taking annual trade to $5 billion in next five years. The current volume of bilateral trade is mere $250 million. Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Miftah Ismail said that construction ... Read More »

High-value mountain products can promote sustainable livelihoods in Himalayas

Integrated farm with fruits, vegetables and herbs, Swat valley, Pakistan

Strengthening linkages between value chain actors, mountain farmers and consumers is important in achieving sustainable growth in Hindu Kush Himalayan region By Dr Surendra Raj Joshi The bountiful mountain areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) are a cornucopia of diverse, high-value products. With an abundance of niche goods, the region has a comparative advantage over other markets due to the ... Read More »

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