Romania offers gateway to EU market
ISLAMABAD, July 11: Romania will introduce Pakistani goods in the EU, giving the business community of Pakistan an opportunity to exploit the situation created after opening of borders in Europe, Ambassador of Romania to Pakistan Emilian Ion offered said on Wednesday.
“Pakistani and Romanian business communities should take advantage of the huge opportunities offered by the two economies,” Ion said.
Romania represents seventh largest market in the EU and there are huge potentials for growth in trade links, he opined.
Talking to a delegation of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), he said that Pakistani businessmen can export their products especially textile, garments, leather etc. to Romania and also to other EU countries through Bucharest.
He also invited Pakistani business community to participate in Romexpo Exhibition, which is being held in Bucharest and will continue up to the end of the year with intervals for different sectors, especially the textile sector exhibitions which are scheduled to be held in September.
“Romexpo will allow the business community of Pakistan to explore opportunities and boost bilateral trade ties with Romanian and European counterparts,” the ambassador said.
He said that improved links between Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Federal Chamber of Romani is essential in this regard.
The FPCCI delegation was informed that Romania was the largest market in South-Eastern Europe and the country had positive relation with Pakistan dating back to 1964.
The FPCCI delegation was led by Humayun Sayeed who was accompanied by Malik Sohail. First Secretary Romanian Embassy Dragos Cosmin Luca and others were also present.