China eager to increase imports from Pakistan

While addressing the Bilateral Trade/Investment Forum, a sub-activity of the 18th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) held in Nanning, Ren Hongbin, Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce of China said China wants to improve its bilateral trade with Pakistan. He also mentioned that during the past 70 years of strategic relationship, Pakistan and China have signed numerous bilateral agreements. He also expressed hope that Pakistan will use platforms such as CAEXPO to promote sustained growth of bilateral trade, strengthen cooperation in infrastructure construction, mineral exploitation and other key areas. Present at the occasion were top-level government representatives from both Pakistan and China. Pakistan’s Ambassador to China, Moin ul Haque said that by the end of this year a new breakthrough in exports volume to China and ASEAN states is expected. Ambassador Haque highlighted that Pakistan’s textile, sports, and agricultural sector presents a good opportunity for boosting exports to China.