Dushanbe emerging market for Pakistani products: Jawad | DAWN.COM

Posted: April 10, 2012 in Economy and Resources, Geography, History, International, Politics, Region, Resources, Tajikistan

ISLAMABAD: CEO Harvest Tradings and Member Export, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI), Ahmad Jawad has observed that Dushanbe is an emerging market for Pakistani products.

Talking to PPI, he said it’s time to look for new destinations of trade on the basis of mutually beneficial business as trade is the only source to bring peace and overcome financial crisis.

Jawad said Tajikistan, which is only few miles away from Pakistani border, is important gateway to other central Asian courtiers. National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) branch in Dushanbe which was opened few days back use as excellent banking channel on both sides for trade. He said Pakistan’s sea ports provide the shortest distance for Tajik trade shipments.

Tajikistan has a lot of scope to boost bilateral trade for the mutual benefit of the people of two countries, during a market survey of Dushanbe, it was found that many Pakistani products like pharmaceutical products, medicines are already exported to this country, he said, adding the profit margin on other products like in fruits and vegetables, sanitary items and other products are 80 to 500 per cent subject to explore this market with proper strategy.

He further said that promotion of ties with Tajikistan would not only benefit Pakistani exporters but also help enhance people to people contact.

via Dushanbe emerging market for Pakistani products: Jawad | DAWN.COM.

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