Seminar on "Exploring Pakistani Market" Exploration and Analysis of trade cooperation opportunities


In addition of the participation of Indonesia at the 7th International Exhibition My Karachi-Oasis of Harmony 2010, the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi conducted a Seminar with the theme "Exploring Pakistani Market" at Avari Towers on June 11, 2010. 

The Seminar was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Indonesia in Pakistan, Ishak Latuconsina with a series of remarks delivered by President Karachi Chamber of Commerce, Abdul Majid Haji Muhammad, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Investment Committee, with a presentation by the entrepreneur of PT Multistrada (manufacturers of Tires), PT Citra Latransa (exporters of spices), and PT Borobudur (Herbal Industry), a lecture by the Chaiman of ITPC Dubai, Husin Bagis and after the debriefing session was closed by Acting Consul General  of the Republic of Indonesia, Trigustono Supriyanto. This Seminar was followed by a dinner and a "one on one meeting."

Ambassador of Indonesia explained that the Seminar aimed to improve trade relations between the two countries through in-depth exploration and analysis between the businessmen of both the countries, as well as company and intends to introduce Indonesian products to enter into the Pakistani markets. Meanwhile, President of Karachi Chamber of Commerce conveys his appreciation for the participation of Indonesia, in this case the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi on each "event" which is hosted by the Government and the local business community and expects that some of the obstacles that hinder improvement of trade relations the two countries can be resolved. He also proposed a few suggestions for the enhancement of Bilateral Trade and said that KCCI suggests that potential products and brands shall be identified. Important Data about top 100 Companies may be shared by both countries. Latest bilateral trade development be shared on regular basis. Regular Exchange of Trade Delegation. Participation of businessmen from both countries in the Trade Fairs and Exhibitions. KCCI can circulate important data with its registered 16,000 members through its monthly Economic Horizon” and update information on its Website.


PT Multistrada also expressed his desire to invest in developing markets its products in Pakistan. Chaiman  of ITPC Dubai, Husin Bagis in his presentation, among others, explains the value of Indonesian exports, main export products of Indonesia dominating in the world and the latest developments in trade relations.

The Seminar runs smoothly and proved very productive. Some local businessmen have expressed their interest to improve trade cooperation in the future, it is expected that more Indonesian businessmen are much more willing to participate in this similar events in order to better introduce Indonesian products between the business community of Pakistan. (Source: Indonesian Consulate General Karachi)