9th EDITION OF EXPO PAKISTAN (23-26 OCTOBER, 2014) AT KARACHI EXPO CENTRE, KARACHI (PAKISTAN)
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) is organizing 9th Edition of “Pakistan Expo 2014” at Karachi Expo Centre, Karachi from 23-26 October, 2014. U.S. is the single largest trading partner of Pakistan with trade between the two countries growing steadily over the years and touched $5.33 billion in 2013. This trend demonstrates the trust and confidence of the business people of both the countries in each other products and services. First Edition of this mega event was held in 2005, the success of last Expo Pakistan in 2013 was manifested by the participation of a large number of local and foreign buyers who settled business deals estimated at US$700 million. It will be a unique opportunity for U.S visitors to experience the rich culture and warm hospitality of Pakistan.
2. More than 400 top Pakistani manufacturing and export houses are participating this year in the Expo. A wide range of products consisting of fabrics and apparel, textile, home and décor, carpets and rugs, information technology, food and ingredients, sporting goods, surgical instruments and pharma, leather and leather products, gems and jewelry, industrial goods, engineering goods, auto and auto spare parts, furniture, service sector etc will be on display. Expo Pakistan 2014 will give an opportunity to explore new B2B contacts, possibilities and strengthen the existing ones. The possibilities of joint ventures and business alliances can also be discussed. Additional information may also be obtained from website www.tdap.gov.pk
3. The TDAP might sponsor Return Air Ticket and good accommodation to visiting C.E.Os of Retail Chain Stores of USA. Additionally, importer having a turnover of $5 million dollar and importing goods worth more than $ 3 million dollars from Pakistan may also be recommended for Return Air Ticket and accommodation. The Commercial/Trade Section, Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C will facilitate the visa processing and visit arrangements of interested parties.