"Pakistan has already opened the market of China and ASEAN. These years, Pakistan’s exports have recorded a new volume, exports to China are showing great momentum as well, and we hope that by the end of this year, we will have a new breakthrough," said Pakistani ambassador to China, Moin ul Haque
CAEXPO kicked off on Friday (10th) in Nanning. This is the second time in a row that Pakistan has been invited to participate in as a special partner.
Haque visited the Pakistani pavilion and conversated with Pakistani exhibitors.
He believed that Pakistani goods have a strong competitive force, especially the textile sector, which remains one of Pakistan’s flagship products. "Pakistan is one of the few countries which has a complete ecosystem of textile, from weaving to dyeing, making garments and clothes. Textile is our strongest sector, so you can see the products from home textile to ladies’ clothes are all showcased here," Haque said.
"Second, the food sector in Pakistan is very important.
Pakistan is one of the largest leading countries in production of wheat, rice, sugarcane, cotton as essential raw materials, which have made us one of the most competitive countries in the region. Now, the government is focusing towards industrialization to do value addition for these products," he added.
The third competitive commodity of Pakistan is milk products. Haque introduced: “We are the 4th largest country as equal to China in milk production.
Now we are focusing on also bringing a revolution in the dairy sector by doing vaxlue addition such as making cheese, yogurt and other products, then exporting to ASEAN, China, and even the whole region.”
He also mentioned sports products as his favorite Pakistani goods, and he’s proud that “Pakistan is the largest producer of footballs in the world, and most world-class tournaments have assigned Pakistani football as their official football.