FPCCI President also met newly appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to Japan, Imtiaz Ahmed at the Pakistan Embassy in Tokyo and discussed promotion of bilateral trade
and economic relations between Pakistan and Japan.
He said both countries should provide better market access to each other's private sectors, grant more tariff concessions and remove all non-tariff barriers that will help in promoting bilateral trade
up to actual potential.
Earlier, the Advisor to PM apprised the delegation that Pak-Iran bilateral trade
was not up to the available potential and urged the Iranian side to take necessary steps to remove non-trade barriers so that real potential of bilateral trade
could be realized.
These issues included removing barriers which made Pak-Iran preferential trade agreement signed in 2006 ineffective and establishing a barter trade mechanism in order to ramp up bilateral trade
in agriculture, food and pharmaceutical products.
Nevertheless unfortunately, Pakistan, Iran, India and Afghanistan had a very low proportion of bilateral trade
with the neighboring countries, he said.
Addressing Pakistan-Iran Business Community in Tehran on Monday, he said countries with strong economies have a very high proportion of bilateral trade
with regional countries.
He said the countries, which had been doing well in the economic sector like China, South East Asia and ASEAN nations, had a higher proportion of bilateral trade
with their neighbouring countries.
'The signing of a bilateral trade
agreement (BTA) has long been a priority for us,' Tsai told the U.S.
"The volume of bilateral trade
between Russia and China [is planned] to grow to $200 billion...
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between UAE and Indonesia
between the two countries has crossed US$1.21 billion mark during 2016-17 and in July-April 2017-18 total trade volumes was US$1.54 billion - exports at US$716.18 million and imports at US$831.18 million.