Observer Report Shanghai
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan in col-laboration with Consul General of Pakistan in Shanghai and Handicraft Association of Pakistan organized a matchmaking webinar for handicraft products in the Chinese market.
In this webinar, Consul General Shanghai, Mr Hus-sain Haider arranged around eight buyers as well as logistic companies from China.
From the supply side, around ten handicraft suppli-ers from Pakistan participated who pitched their products and showed their product catalogue to Chinese buyers.
The Chinese buyers showed immense interest in Pakistani handicraft products. These buyers identi-fied handicraft sellers from Pakistan of interest pre-sent in the webinar and asked them to share their contact details for further business interaction.
Chinese buyers also apprised participants of their particular demands, market preferences in China and their willingness to import handicraft products from Pakistan.
Consul General Shanghai told the participants that this should not be a one-time exercise and this fo-rum should be utilized by both Pakistani and Chi-nese side to build lasting business relationships.
Ms. Haleema Usman, chairperson Handicraft Asso-ciation of Pakistan thanked TDAP and the consulate in Shanghai for providing the opportunity to handi-craft suppliers in Pakistan for this virtual B2B.
Mr. Fahad Barlas, former chairman Handicraft Associa-tion of Pakistan gave an overview of the suppliers of handicraft products present in the webinar.