Pakistan set to register 38 exporters with Amazon

In an effort to increase its e-commerce with outside world, Pakistan has sent a list of 38 exporters to US giant Amazon for registration. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood revealed the news while chairing the second meeting of National e-Commerce Council on Thursday. Initially surgical, sports goods and home textiles exporters have been chosen only.

The secretary commerce told the participants that the Ministry of Commerce is continuously engaged with its foreign trade missions for promoting Pakistani trade and exploring new markets for its exporters. In this regard, a new development is registration of Pakistani sellers with Amazon.

Initially, a list of 38 exporters has been communicated to Amazon, which is limited to surgical and sports goods and home textiles sectors but will be expanded to other sectors in near future, after a successful trial of these shortlisted companies.

Source: The News