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2nd day of TEXPO Pakistan

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Karachi, April 08, 2016 (PPI-OT):On the 2nd day of the TEXPO 2016, the delegations from South Americas, Jordan, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Nigeria and India met with the C.E. TDAP, S. M. Muneer and Secretary, TDAP, Ms Rabya Javeri Agha. The high profile meetings generated some serious business leads. The delegation from Jordan led by Aman Chamber of Commerce and Textile and Read-made Clothes syndicates shared great enthusiasm for hosting a Single Country Exhibition of Pakistan to be organized by the TDAP in Jordan and also encouraged increased sharing of business delegation between the 2 countries.

The Thailand delegation discussed the signing of Pak-Thailand Free Trade Agreement and asserted the significance of early signing of the agreement; they showed keen interest in export of cotton yarn. Grande Asset of Thailand expressed interest in products of home textile for hospitality industry. The Indian delegation exchanged views regarding great potential for trade between the 2 countries in the textile sector but also discussed the constraints of trade.

The two leading trade chambers of Pakistan, the FPCCI and the KCCI also held conducive business meetings with delegates from Netherlands, S. Africa, S. America, Spain, Indonesia, Thailand, Jordan, China, Kuwait, India and Nigeria. Delegates from India, Singapore and Indonesia, showed particular interest in the Pakistani carpets while the delegates from the South American states of Argentina, Brazil and Columbia expressed the intent to diversify their import range from Pakistan which previously was focused on yarn and raw material. Yonex, Sports Company from Japan expressed great interest in sportswear and sports socks. Mitsubishi Fashion was keen to explore high value garments.

The Towels Manufacturers Association of Pakistan has an entire Hall which has been customized for the showcasing of their exhibits. The business meetings held between the buyers and exhibitors today, yielded some very promising results. China signed an MoU with the Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association while the leather exhibitors closed a business deal worth USD 11.4 million with buyers invited by the TDAP from Poland and Germany.

The TDAP coordinated and facilitated site visits for the French delegations in order to familiarize them with the production facilities of the leading textile manufacturers and designers of Pakistan. The buyers are greatly impressed and highly appreciative of the designing of the exhibition composite which TDAP got custom made for TEXPO 2016. At the close of business meetings of day two, TDAP is very optimistic about the business generation from TEXPO.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Farooque Memon
Director
Information and Communication Division
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
3rd Floor, Block A, Finance and Trade Centre,
P. O. Box No. 1293, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi 75200, Pakistan
UAN: +92-21-111-444-111
Tel: +92-21-99206487-90, +92-21-99201526
Fax: +92-21-99206461, +92-21-99201526
Email: tdap@tdap.gov.pk, farooque.memon@tdap.gov.pk
Website: www.tdap.gov.pk

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