According to Gwadar Pro, Pakistan will take part in 13 trade exhibitions in China over the course of 2022-23. Trade exhibitions participation is in line with the Trade Development Authority Pakistan’s (TDAP) Annual Business Plan (ABP).
Pakistani officials, experts, importers, and exporters will attend these exhibitions and fairs in various Chinese cities during this period.
The exhibitions will include topics such as textile, leather, agro & food, exports of rice, mangoes, and meat to China, etc. In addition to exhibitions, the authority has also planned export promotional conferences, webinars, workshops, and delegations to and from Pakistan during this period.
The 7th China-Eurasia Expo under the category of International Markets Development Division (IMDD) will take place from August 25 to 30 in Urumqi, China. Similarly, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will be organized from August 29 to 31, 2022.
The China-ASEAN Expo will take place in Nanning, China under the IMDD category from September 16 to 19. The Seafood and Fisheries Expo will take place in Hongdao, China in October 2022.
The Xiamen Stone Fair will take place in Xiamen, China in March 2023. Pakistan’s Engineering & Minerals Division will participate in order to showcase the country’s marble sector.
Additionally, during the same month, Pakistan’s Textile and Leather Division will exhibit the country’s apparel and fabrics at ‘Inter Textile Shanghai Fabric’ in China.
In April 2023, China Import & Export Fair (Canton Fair) will take place in Guangzhou in the category of IMDD while the Textile and Leather Division of Pakistan will showcase the country’s articles of leather at APLF Hong Kong. From May 25 to 27, the textile and leather division will participate in the Domotex-Shanghai exhibition in Shanghai China.
In June 2023, Pakistan will participate in China Int’l SME Fair which will take place in Guangzhou.
As per the business plan 2022-23, 10 Pakistani delegates associated with ready-made garments and hosiery will visit China while four Chinese delegates (quarantine inspectors in meat) will visit Pakistan.
In November 2022, a webinar/B2B session will take place to introduce Pakistani citrus products to the Chinese market.
In January 2023, a webinar/B2B session will take place to introduce Pakistani mango products to the Chinese market.
In March 2023 a webinar/B2B, Pakistan-China Tobacco Trade, Trade Mission China TDAP, business community in China and business community in Pakistan will explore the potential of Pakistan- China Tobacco Trade as China is among top 10 largest exporters of Tobacco
A seminar on CPFTA-II will be held in April 2023 in Karachi to disseminate information regarding the utilization of the FTA with China and tapping into unused potential and tariff lines.
Some seminars and webinars on the topics of ‘Market Opportunities for packaging industry of Pakistan’, ‘Pakistan-China Sports Goods’, ‘Export of Gemstones’ ‘Market penetration, creation of linkages of surgical firms with Chinese counterparts’ and interaction regarding Chinese prefabricated-low-cost housing to Housing sector of Pakistan have also been planned.