The 10th edition of Expo Pakistan 2017 is aimed to introduce its expertise and goods to the world.
The four-day event showcases various goods and services, ranging from leather, cotton, surgical instruments, sporting goods, home décor, gems and jewels to agriculture products, aims to pocket more than US$1 billion worth of transactions.
Pakistan, which is reforming its economy following internal security issues, booked a trade deficit that fluctuated between $19 billion and $26 billion from 2012 to 2016, Trademap data shows.
The deficit declined 22.3 percent to $20.5 billion in 2016. The county’s major export commodities are textile and clothing, cotton, cereals and leather.