Karachi (HRNW): China Electronics Corporation (CEC) Expo President Shao Shulin has informed that the expo, a subsidiary of China National Electronics Import and Export Corporation (CEIEC), plans to organise an exhibition in Karachi in March 2017 to showcase electronics, home appliances and security system being produced by China Electronics Corporation.
Exchanging views during his visit to Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) along with members of CEC Expo delegation, the CEC Expo president informed that around 200 exhibitors from China were being targeted for this particular show in Karachi, which would be staged next year.
The Chinese delegation also comprised of CEC Expo Deputy Manager MIAO Jian, CEC Expo Project Manager Ivy Fan and CEC Expo General Manager WANG Ying, whereas KCCI President Younus Muhammad Bashir, Senior Vice President Zia Ahmed Khan, Vice President Muhammad Naeem Sharif, former presidents Haroon Agar and Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra, Badar Expo CEO Zohair Naseer, Badar Expo International Marketing Director Sadia Zohair and KCCI managing committee members were also present in the meeting.
Appreciating the vibrant role being played by KCCI, Shao Shulin sought KCCI’s assistance for effectively promoting CEC Expo’s exhibition, which would provide a perfect platform for business-to-business meetings between the business communities of Pakistan and China.
It was further informed during the meeting that a seminar would also be staged at the exhibition and special arrangements were being planned for B2B meeting in order to explore possibilities of undertaking joint ventures and look for investment opportunities in the electronics sector.
The CEC Expo president further informed that CEIEC was one of the largest traders of electronics in China that focuses on four integrations, including Defence Electronics System Integration, Public Security Integration, Overseas Engineering Integration, and Business Solutions Integration.
Speaking on the occasion, KCCI President Younus Muhammad Bashir extended full support and cooperation to the CEC Expo president in making their exhibition successful in Karachi. In this regard, he said that the exhibition’s information would be circulated among all members of KCCI while members from the electronics sector would particularly be encouraged to densely participate in this show.
He was of the view the exhibition and trade fair play a very crucial role in improving trade and investment ties between countries by bringing the business communities under one roof where B2B meetings and matchmaking can be done successfully.
He said that KCCI, being a vital stakeholder of business and industrial community, acts as a bridge between, government, law enforcement agencies, and business and industrial community of Karachi, which was the industrial and capital hub of Pakistan. He informed that the city generates more than 65 percent revenue to the national exchequer and contributes 35 percent to national GDP. Therefore, the economy of Karachi accelerates the pace of the National economy.
Younus Bashir informed the delegates that Karachi offers excellent opportunities to Chinese investors who can surely benefit by investing or undertaking joint ventures in various sectors of the economy, particularly in the electronics sector.
He was of the view that the telecommunication and consumer electronics market of Pakistan has grown at a rapid pace during the past few years and further growth was being expected in the days to come.
Majority of the electronics including home appliances, computers and core computer components, telecommunication and consumer electronics etc. were being supplied to the rest of the country from Karachi where many international companies in the electronics businesses have established their units and have been successfully doing business, he added.