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May I know the price of that emerald? questioned a Chinese businessman at the Matchmaking Webinar for Pakistani Handicraft Products in the Chinese Market on January 22.

The bustling webinar had seen a number of Pakistani handicraft companies shared their product information of the handicraft products tailored for the Chinese market, including pink salt, jewelry, leather products, wood products, copper products, jade products, silver ornaments, pottery, bags, wallets, scarves, shawls, caps, shirts, jackets, footwear, Himalaya salt lamps, home decor, home linen, rugs, furniture, and other Pakistani handicraft products, China Economic Net (CEN) reported on Friday.

Muhammad Younus Khatri from HB International, showcased gems including emerald, ruby from Swat in the seminar to find suitable Chinese buyers.

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“Please write down your phone number or email so that we could contact you.”Could you show us your WeChat? Many Chinese buyers were more than interested in these stunning, glamorous Pakistani handicraft products.

According to suppliers from Pakistan, such matchmaking webinar offers opportunity for them to reach out for a larger market, including China, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On top of that, they attach great importance to online selling. “We have bases in China, so most of our handicraft products can be customized and delivered by express to Chinese buyers,” one of the Pakistani businessmen mentioned.

As for China’s buyers, they welcome Pakistani friends to have their beautiful handicraft products exhibited in China when the pandemic was over. “Some of these products are never seen in China. Chinese people value civilization and history behind these products over anything because China itself could manufacture a lot of things.

They want something typically stands for Pakistan, so we are looking forward to importing them,” said a Chinese buyer.

As per event organizers TIC Beijing and TDAP Islamabad, it was the second webinar of its kind and the former was a very productive webinar on exploring market opportunities for Pakistan’s handicraft sector in the Chinese market and the business community benefited greatly from the participants pertinent insights and practical recommendations.

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TIC Beijing may follow-up from the buyers present in China after one month regarding the outcome of the webinar. The same will be done by TDAP Islamabad with the suppliers of handicraft products.

Courtesy: APP

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