Press Release: Chinese Ambassador met with President of FPCCI

On 28 April, H.E. Sun Weidong, Ambassador of China met with Mr. Zubair F. Tufail, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI). They exchanged views on China-Pakistan trade cooperation, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other issues in a warm and cordial manner.

Mr. Zubair stated that as an all-weather strategic cooperative partner of China, Pakistan admires the development achieved by China and would like to learn from it. CPEC will bring active and profound benefits to the Pakistani people. Due to structural disadvantages of products, Pakistan faces deficit in its trade with China. Mr. Zubair expressed his hope that the two countries can join hands in promoting Pakistanís export to China to alleviate the trade imbalance.

Ambassador Sun said that China-Pakistan relations are continuously deepened and CPEC is being implemented smoothly, from which people of both countries are benefiting and bilateral trade cooperation will enjoy new opportunities. The Chinese side attaches high importance to bilateral trade balance and has never sought for unilateral surplus. The Chinese side welcomes Pakistan exporting products popular in Chinese markets and would like to facilitate in this regard. The Chinese side further believes that with the smooth implementation of CPEC projects, energy supply and transportation infrastructure of Pakistan would be significantly improved, and therefore, the investment and business environment would be enhanced. The Chinese side is also willing to promote contact, dialogue and cooperation between the two business and industrial communities to strengthen industrial cooperation, enhance international competitiveness of Pakistan industries and further promote the healthy progress of bilateral trade.


He Liu,

Attache, Political Section,
Embassy of the People's Republic of China
No. 1 Zhou En-lai Avenue, Diplomatic Enclave (Extension),
Islamabad, Pakistan

Posted on May 01, 17 | 6:24 am