Summary: Beijing [China], Aug 3 (ANI): Commerce Secretary
Anup Wadhawan pushed for some of the market access-related issues of various products such as milk and milk products during his meeting with the Vice Minister of China's Commerce Ministry, Wang Shouwen, on the sidelines of the Eighth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting here on August 3.
Wilbur Ross announced last week "we're still unsure which American products fall into this category, or whether Huawei can resume working with Google as before".
ISLAMABAD -- Commerce Secretary
Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera held consultations with the business community of Faisalabad on the recently concluded the Pakistan-China Free Trade Agreement Phase II.
Meanwhile, Qul ceremony for the late Sardar Muhammad Aslam Sukhera, father of Federal Commerce Secretary
Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera and Advocate General Punjab Ahmad Jamal Sukhera, was held at the Punjab University Sports Ground on Sunday.
LAHORE -- Commerce Secretary
Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera says the textile sector has been able to sign export agreements worth $600 million at the four-day TEXPO Pakistan 2019 exhibition and called it 'turnaround for the textile sector'.
Federal Commerce Secretary
Muhammad Younas Dhaga and Trade Development Authority Pakistan (TDAP) Director General Riaz Ahmed were also present.
'In the current year, exports are expected to cross $25 billion, while the trade deficit will shrink by Rs4 billion to Rs5 billion,' said the commerce secretary
M Mofizul Islam, its Additional Secretary M Shafikul Islam and WTO Director General Munir Chowdhury were present.
"The Commerce Secretary
informed that areas like agriculture products, pharmaceuticals, information technology services and tourism in which India has proven strengths and significant global presence but minuscule presence in China, need to be encouraged in bilateral trade," it said.
The statement was released following the conclusion of talks between US Commerce Secretary
Wilbur Ross and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He.
The commerce secretary
stated that the government has been working on the five-year Strategic Trade Framework, according which branding, gender equality and promotion of SMEs to achieve exports target.