“Leading textile companies from Zhejiang Province were
present at Textile Asia 2018”
Interview: Ms. Li Yang,
Vice Division Director, Division of Foreign Trade Development,
Zhejiang Department of Commerce.
Please tell us something about Zhejiang Department of
commerce and its activities?
Zhejiang Department of Commerce aims to promote the
multilateral and bilateral trade contacts and cooperation
between Zhejiang and other countries and regions. It is also
responsible for the promotion and bilateral investment and
How many companies from Zhejiang Province are
participating in Textile Asia 2018?
More than 60 companies from the Zhejiang Province are
exhibiting at Textile Asia 2018 exhibition in Karachi,
representing different sectors of the textile industry.The
exports of Zhejiang Province are around US$ 286.8 billion. 80%
of the trade volume is contributed by private owned companies in
the Zhejiang Province. The volume of trade between Zhejiang and
Pakistan has reached 4 billion dollars.
How Zhejiang Province and its textile city can benefit
Pakistan in terms of business and trade?
A lot of businessmen from Zhejiang are doing business all
over the world as well as in Pakistan. From machinery
manufacturing, textile hardware, software to commodities the
textile city provides all the solutions as there are 35 thousand
companies in the China textile city and it is the largest
textile city and commodity trade centre in the world. More than
1,000 people from Pakistan are doing business with companies in
the China Textile City.
Please tell us about the unique strengths of Zhejiang
Zhejiang Province accounts for the first self-employed
individuals, first private enterprises, first specialized
market, first farmer’s city, and a batch of leading enterprises
such as Alibaba, Hikvision and Geely. The number of market
entities in per capita terms in Zhejiang has ranked the first in
China for many years in a row.
We sincerely hope to build a business communication platform
for companies of both countries through this exhibition. I wish
this trade fair a complete success. Zhejiang Province and
Pakistan will surely have a long and profitable future together.