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Trade symposium held

By INP
April 25, 2024
Pakistani Ambassador to China Khalil Hashmi seen in this image. — APP/File
Pakistani Ambassador to China Khalil Hashmi seen in this image. — APP/File

Islamabad:China-Pakistan investment and trade symposium was held in Qingdao, Shandong Province, aiming to attract Chinese enterprises to invest in Pakistan.

Pakistani Ambassador to China, Khalil Hashmi said that the economic relationship between Pakistan and China has been gaining momentum with the latest developments such as the conclusion of several agriculture market access protocols, China Economic Net (CEN) reported on Wednesday. Ghulam Qadir, commercial counsellor at Pakistani Embassy in Beijing introduced the policies and invited Chinese investors to invest in Pakistan.

“We have decided to take steps to enhance cooperation through institutional development and B2B exchanges to promote trade and investment,” he added.“From January-March of 2024, Shandong Province’s import from Pakistan crossed $36.25 million. In the same period, Pakistan’s exports to China crossed $704.40 million”, he added.

Lin Changhua, Deputy Director, SCODA (China-SCO Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area), Wang Lanyou, CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Qingdao, and Wang Zihai, Director of Pakistan China Centre also encouraged investors to invest in Pakistan.