Pakistan gets a good news from China
*ISLAMABAD - A high level duo lead by Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan presiding over proceedings addressing a press conference today, Thursday announced that 313 Pakistani products will be declared ‘duty-free’ by China.*
A press conference conducted by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan and Advisor to Prime Minister on commerce Abdul Razak Dawood in a press briefing expressed happiness on the successful arrival of stranded Pakistani prisoners in Malaysia.
315 prisoners of Pakistani descent were freed from Malaysian prison after completion of their jail terms.
Taking over proceedings Dawood expanded on trade and business related matters of the State, saying: There has been a lot of talk about our export’s suffering and people question related to our export figures quite often, I would like to clear the air on our exports.”
“We must take a look at the global trade, global trade has suffered a 3 percent decline due to the US-China ‘trade war’, due to global trade decline our primary target markets have reduced prices on the products we are importing, prices have been reduced up to 7.2%.”
Adding further, Dawood said that there is no significant change in the export figures from last year, “where global trade has suffered a 3% deficit Pakistan has maintained it’s export figures to that of last year which is a positive indication, a reasonably good performance.”