Real potential of bilateral trade still needs to be achieved under PSFTA: Sri Lankan Minister of Trade

Karachi, January 20, 2022 (PPI-OT):Sri Lankan Minister of Trade Dr. Bandula Gunawardhane, while commenting on Pakistan Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (PSFTA), stated that PSFTA has contributed moderately to the enhancement of bilateral trade volume therefore, the real potential of bilateral trade was still needed to be achieved by both countries under PSFTA. Dr. Gunawardhane, who led a Sri Lankan delegation during itRead More…

Ambassador of Vietnam underscored need to expedite work on Preferential Trade Agreement between Pakistan and Vietnam

Karachi, January 19, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Ambassador of Vietnam Nguyen Tien Phong has underscored the need to expedite work on Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between Pakistan and Vietnam which continues to lie on the table. “Talks were also going on for having Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries but we need to have PTA first. Of course, relevant meetings of joint trade committee and joint ministerRead More…

BMG, KCCI demand to revisit Supplementary Finance Bill 2021-22 imposed under IMF dictates

Karachi, January 14, 2022 (PPI-OT): The Leadership of Businessmen Group and Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) have expressed reservations on various taxation measures taken by the federal government through Supplementary Finance Bill 2021-22 on IMF dictates which will not only have negative implications for industry and trade, but will also overburden the poor and middle-class segments due to increase iRead More…

KCCI organizes Free Medical Camp

Karachi, January 11, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) in collaboration with Dr. Essa Laboratory and Diagnostic Centre, Hashmanis Group of Hospitals and Khidmat-e-Insaniyat Trust organized a Free Medical Camp at KCCI premises on Saturday which was widely attended not only by KCCI members but also by people from different walks of life. The Medical Camp comprised of numerous facilities Read More…

Omani delegation visits KCCI

Karachi, January 11, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chairman of Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) Redha Jumma Mohamed Ali Al-Saleh has said that now was the right time when Omani and Pakistani business communities have to work together, see what needs to be done and how they can improve trade and investment relations. “Oman and Pakistan have been enjoying very good relations and both countries have many things in common Read More…

Sri Lankan Trade Minister to bring delegation to Pakistan on January 23rd: CG

Karachi, January 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Consul General of Sri Lanka Jagath Abeywarna has said that Sri Lankan Trade Minister will be bringing a delegation comprising representatives of around 40 to 50 companies to Karachi and Islamabad on January 23, 2022 to explore more avenues of cooperation and collaboration with the business community of Pakistan. “The Sri Lankan delegation will explore possibility of enhancing tradRead More…

Third Consecutive Victory: BMG, KCCI congratulate BMP Candidates on winning FPCCI’s elections

Karachi, January 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):The leadership of Businessmen Group (BMG) and Office Bearers of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) have congratulated the leadership of Businessmen Panel (BMP), the newly elected President FPCCI Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Senior Vice President M. Suleman Chawla, Vice President FPCCI Vice President FPCCI Shaukat Ahmed and all others on BMP’s impressive victory in the electionRead More…

Sri Lankan Minister to bring delegation to Pakistan on January 23

Karachi, December 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):Consul General of Sri Lanka Jagath Abeywarna said Thursday that Sri Lankan Trade Minister will be bringing a delegation comprising representatives of around 40 to 50 companies to Karachi and Islamabad on January 23, 2022 to explore more avenues of cooperation and collaboration with the business community of Pakistan.
“The Sri Lankan delegation will explore possibility of enhancinRead More…

KCCI organizes training session on Amazon readiness and selling

Karachi, December 29, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) in collaboration with USAID – Small and Medium Enterprises Activity (SMEA) organized a full day training session on Amazon readiness and selling which was attended by prominent members of the business community along with President KCCI Muhammad Idrees, Senior Vice President KCCI Abdul Rehman Naqi, Vice President KCCI Qazi ZRead More…

Karachi industries be accorded first priority in gas supply

Karachi, December 01, 2021 (PPI-OT):Leading industrialists/ exporters have demanded that first priority in respect of gas supply must be given to industries of Karachi which contribute more than 54 percent to national exports, provide highest urban employment and generate highest taxes for the Government, besides being the highest subsidy provider.
Worldwide the Export Sector is given first priority in the economic aRead More…