FTA-II to come into effect from December.


Pakistan has voiced hope that its trade with China will increase after the second phase of a free trade agreement comes into effect next month.

Addressing a news conference on Friday, Adviser to PM on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood said,

The second phase of FTA with China will become effective from December 1, 2019.

He said that this was the start of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and business-to-business relations, which would grow rapidly.

The adviser added that during his visit to Beijing, he held negotiations with the Chinese side on the export potential for agricultural products. He said that he...

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