Poland wanted to enhance trade with
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
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.