Poland wanted to enhance trade with Pakistan

Poland Ambassador to Pakistan Piotr A. Opalinski has said that his country wanted to further enhance bilateral trade with Pakistan as both countries have good potential to conduct trade in many items with each other. He was addressing the business community during his visit to Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

He said that bilateral trade between Poland and Pakistan has increased to over half a billion euros, however, there was great scope to further enhance it. He said that around 90% of Pakistan’s exports to Poland were comprised of textile products and stressed that Pakistan should focus on diversification of its exports to Poland to achieve better results.

He said that both countries have good potential to cooperate in the IT sector as Polish companies wanted to contribute towards the growth of 5G and telecom infrastructure in Pakistan.

The envoy said that Poland was located in central Europe and could become a hub for Pakistani exports in the EU. He said that Polish companies have been doing business in Pakistan’s oil & gas sector for the last 20 years and more could invest in Pakistan.

He said that the Pakistani business community should develop contacts with the Polish Investment Agency and the Polish National Chamber of Commerce to explore business opportunities in his country.

Speaking at the occasion, Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) said that vast scope for bilateral cooperation in many fields existed between Pakistan and Poland that could be realized with more efforts from both sides.


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