Karachi, November 07, 2014 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and Vietnam provide Hugh consumer market due to growing population stated Mr. Zakaria Usman President FPCCI while meeting with Mr. Vu Viet Dzung Second Secretary, Head of Vietnam Trade Mission in Pakistan who visited Federation House on Thursday, 6th November 2014.
The meeting between FPCCI and Vietnam Trade Mission in KARACHI was held in connection with the FPCCI trade delegation. A delegation of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) which will be led by President FPCCI, Zakaria Usman will be visiting to Hanoi, Vietnam from 2nd to 7th November 2014.
The delegation, consisting of members of Pakistan Vietnam Business Council of FPCCI will be the first ever visit of the private sector to Vietnam, which is being planned, with the close coordination of the Head of Trade Mission of Vietnam. The purpose of the delegation is to promote bilateral trade and economic relations between the two countries.
Mr. Zakaria Usman also said that Vietnamese market is our target. Pakistani products, Textile, Chemical, Rice Leather, sports goods and surgical instrument are in great demand in Vietnam. He informed that the potential areas identified by our research, include pharmaceutical, surgical items, textile, cotton and yarn, small engineering goods, plastic manufacturing, agricultural products, oil seeds and grains, etc. while importable items from Vietnam to Pakistan include iron and steel, organic chemicals, telecommunication and electrical equipment, spices, etc.
Mr. Vu Viet Dzung Second Secretary, Head of Vietnam Trade Mission in Pakistan thanks FPCCI for choosing Vietnam as priority country to visit. He said that Vietnam offer great opportunities to Pakistani products. He proposed that FPCCI should sign MoU with Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce and Industry VCCI to establish JBC. He also proposed to include fisherey sector in the FPCCI trade delegation to Vietnam. He also offered visa to the participants of delegation at the earliest.
The meeting concluded with the presentation of FPCCI crest to Mr. Vu Viet Dzung Second Secretary, Head of Vietnam Trade Mission in Pakistan. The meeting was attended by Mr.Shaukat Ahmed, SVP, Mr. Khurram Sayeed, Mr. Ismail Suttar Vice Presidents FPCCI, Mr. Maher Alam Secretary FPCCI, Mr. Nasir Ali Mirza ASG FPCCI, Mr. Sheraz Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on Government liaisioning and Mr. Ghazanfer Chairman Pakistan – Vietnam Business Council of FPCCI.
For more information, contact:
M. A. Lodhi
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Tel: +92-21-35873691, 93-94