Islamabad: FPCCI has offered special discount package to women for participating in the forthcoming Pakistan Expo in Toronto, Canada scheduled from 23 to 26 October. The incentive will encourage women to participate in large numbers and exhibit their products and potentials. The package include hotel stay for 4 days, breakfast and lunch during the exhibition, pick and drop from airport to hotel and daily shuttle service to and from the venue and one day sightseeing tour, besides substantial discount on space rent of stalls as well as sharing of stalls.
The forthcoming Expo will provide opportunity to explore more avenues for promotion of Pakistan’s export to Canada and other North American Countries. Pakistan’s export to Canada totaled $ 244.888 million while imports from Canada reached $538.933 million. It is encouraging to note that Pakistan’s export to Canada registered a continuous growth. In 2015 it was $216.454 million while in 2016 it was $ 220.071 million. In this Expo the exporters will also have the chance to interact with the leading buyers, chain stores, super markets etc. of Canada. Special B-2-B meetings will also be arranged during the Expo to facilitate the Pakistani exporters.
It may be added here that Canada is a potential market for textile readymade garments, rice, spices, ready-to-eat meals, construction materials, leather goods, jewelry, biscuits, dry fruit, bed sheets, towels, surgical items, sports goods, onyx, brass and textile handicraft etc.