FCCI Exporters meet High Commissioner, discuss export promotion

Islamabad, September 07, 2018 (PPI-OT): A twenty-member trade delegation of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) led by their Ex-President Mr. Suhail Bin Rashid met H.E. Sahibzada Ahmed Khan, the High Commissioner at the Pakistan High Commission London on 07 September 2018. The delegation comprised representatives from textile, food, IT, agriculture and chemical sectors. Says a press release received from London here today. Welcoming the delegation, the High Commissioner assured them of Mission’s full cooperation in achieving the objective of trade promotion in UK. He emphasized on the need of better market intelligence for exporting right products to the right market.

He added that exchange of trade delegations and participation in the relevant exhibitions could be a vital tool for developing important business linkages. Since about 80% of Pakistan export proceeds from UK market are textile driven, therefore, role of Faisalabad is very important in increasing Pakistan’s market share in the UK market.

FCCI Ex- President Mr. Suhail Bin Rashid, on the occasion, thanked the High Commissioner for extending hospitality to their delegation and expressed satisfaction over the level of support which FCCI has received, from Pakistan High Commission consistently in creating business linkages with the British Business Community. It is important to note that UK is Pakistan’s second largest destination of export products where our exports are experiencing growth of 8% year on year since 2016. Exchange of such trade delegations will play a pivotal role in further boosting Pakistan exports to the British Market.

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