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‫آرٹ پرائس کی سالانہ رپورٹ برائے عالمی آرٹ مارکیٹ 2017ء:مالیاتی مارکیٹوں کا ایک حقیقی متبادل، چین پہلے مقام پر

پیرس، 28 فروری 2018ء/ پی آرنیوزوائر/– ہماری 20 ویں عالمی آرٹ مارکیٹ سالانہ رپورٹ ایک مرتبہ پھر تھیری آہرمان کے قائم کردہ اور زیر نگرانی آرٹ مارکیٹ معلومات میں رہنما ادارے آرٹ پرائس اور اس کے طاقتور چینی ادارہ جاتی شراکت دار، وان جی کی زیر نگرانی، آرٹرون کے درمیان اتحاد کا ثمر ہے۔ نتیجہ […]

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ShoCard Ushers in the Future of Identity with Announcement of ICO

Blockchain-based identity management ecosystem solves inherent shortcomings of sharing identity and PII data CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ShoCard, a blockchain-based identity management (IM) ecosystem, today announces its upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) for its cryptocurrency ShoCoin (SHO). The cryptocurrency will provide a financial mechanism for users and service providers to securely […]

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Goodscend’s Vitamin K2 Landed in New York Times Square and Paris Fifteen District, Delivering the Strength of China Intelligence to The World

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — At the beginning of 2018, Goodscend Pharm. Sci & Tech. Co., Ltd. (“Goodscend”) promoted its vitamin brand K2 on the large billboards overlooking New York’s Times Square and in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. Vitamin K2 is recognized by the global healthcare community as a revolutionary vitamin. In […]

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Artprice’s Annual Report on the Global Art Market in 2017: A Genuine Alternative to Financial Markets, with China in First Place

PARIS, February 28, 2018/PRNewswire/ –Our 20th Global Art Market Annual Report is once again the fruit of an alliance between Artprice, world leader in Art Market information, founded and directed by thierry Ehrmann, and Artron, its powerful Chinese institutional partner, directed by Wan Jie. The result is the only truly global art market report providing […]

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Pakistan aims $5 billion annual trade with Africa in next five years

Islamabad, February 28, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with Trade Development Authority of Pakistan/Ministry of Commerce organized a “Look Africa” Trade Forum that was aimed at exploring new avenues of promoting trade and exports with African countries. The diplomats of Nigeria, Kenya, Libya, Sudan, Tunisia, Mauritius, and Egypt attended the trade forum. Ms. Maria Kazi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Khalid Rasul, Director, TDAP were also present at the occasion.

Addressing the Trade Forum, Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that 54 African countries were a market of over 1 billion people with huge potential for Pakistan to promote trade and exports. He urged that government should sponsor trade delegations to African region to explore new avenues of trade with it. He said that total trade volume of Africa was around $ 1 trillion, but Pakistan’s total trade with it was only 3 billion, which was quite negligible.

He emphasized that government should provide incentives to private sector for organizing exhibitions in African countries to introduce more Pakistani products in the region. He said Pakistan has resident missions in only 15 African countries and stressed that Pakistan should open its missions in all major African countries that would help in improving trade and economic relations with the region.

Ms. Maria Kazi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce gave a detailed presentation on trade potential with Africa. She said Pakistan’s exports to Africa were confined to few products including rice, pharmaceuticals, cement, textiles, surgical and sports goods and urged that private sector should focus on exporting more products to Africa. About planned initiatives of the government for Africa, she said new commercial sections would be opened in Africa and Pakistan would offer PTAs/FTAs on bilateral basis and with African Trading Blocks to promote its trade and exports.

She said local Trade Development Officers in African countries would be appointed in African countries where resident missions were not stationed. She said special incentives would be provided to Pakistani companies through new strategic trade policy framework for participating in trade fairs in Africa. She said pharmaceuticals and surgical instruments, electrical appliances, rice, wheat, corn, textiles, cement and constructions materials and services would be given priority focus for Africa. She said trade Fairs would be identified in Africa and single country exhibitions would be arranged in some African countries to introduce more Pakistani products.

Khalid Rasul, Director, TDAP said that government has planned to increase bilateral trade with Africa from existing $3 billion to $5 billion in next five years. Muhammad Naveed, Senior Vice President and Nisar Mirza Vice President, ICCI thanked all the participants for attending the event.

Diplomats of Tunisia, Kenya, Morocco, Mauritius, Nigeria, Egypt and Sudan also spoke at the occasion and highlighted the areas that offered great potential for Pakistani products in in their respective countries. They said Western markets have now reached saturation point while Africa was future for trade and Pakistan should give more focus on African region. Zubair Ahmed Malik Chairman Founder Group, Mian Shaukat Masud, Tariq Sadiq, M. Ejaz Abbasi, Nasir Qureshi, Khalid Iqbal Malik, Khalid Malik, Fazl-e-Hanan, Ms. Amina Malik, Zikria A Zia, Naeem Siddiqui, Shakeel Munir, Ms. Fatima Azim, M.s Nasira Ali, Rashid Humayun and others also spoke at the occasion.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road,
Mauve Area, G-8/1,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 225 0526, 2253145, 8432676
Fax: +9251 225 2950
Email: icci@brain.net.pk
Website: www.icci.com.pk

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