Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
Directorate General Punjab is the administrative head of the Regional Office Lahore and Sub Regional Offices (SROs) including Faisalabad, Multan, Sialkot and Gujranwala. Directorate General Punjab performs the administrative responsibilities of Finance & Accounts, HR & General Admin, issuance of Certificates of Origin, registration of Gem and Jewelry exporters and all EDF funded projects in Punjab region. Besides these it also deals with legal matters of TDAP as well as of Ministry of Commerce in Honorable Courts in Punjab. This office also supports TDAP’s Sectoral Divisions based in Karachi to manage their events in Punjab e.g. delegations, seminars, from time to time as requested
WEBINAR ON ‘PAKISTAN-UK TRADE OPPPORTUNITIES AND NEWGSP SCHEME’
WEBINAR ON ‘PAKISTAN-AUSTRALIA TRADE POTENTIAL
Webinar on Pakistan-Kazakhstan Trade Potential- Report
Trade Map Training to FPCCI- Report
Seminar on Effective Trade Fair Participation
Wexnet Report 2022
Webinar on Pakistan-Turkey Trade Potentials 20.04.2022
Market Intelligence Tools Seminar 04-02-2022-Report
Trade Map Training Report 02-06-2022
Webinar on New Markets in Africa and Central Asia 30-12-2021 (By TDAP Faisalabad)
Webinar on Opportunities out of COVID-19 19-01-2021
Webinar on Growth of SMEs in the Textile Sector 29.07.2021
Webinar on New Markets in Africa and Central Asia 30.12.2021
International Trade Centre Post Event Report
Manufacturers and Exporters Association Post Event Report
Seminar on Importance of Maximum Residue Levels (MRL) of Pesticides in Global Markets 22.06.2021
TDAP Multan was established in 1967 and its territorial jurisdiction extends over the three Civil Divisions of South Punjab i.e. Multan, Bahawalpur and D.G. Khan, along with Sahiwal district. The economy of the area is predominantly based on agriculture and agri-based industries.
Major products of the region include Home Textiles, Yarn, Grey Fabric, Kitchen Towels & Linen, Bed Wear, Knitted Garments, Combed Yarn, Raw Cotton, Raw Hide, Processed Leather, Mango, Potato, Maize, Onion, Other Vegetables, Blue Pottery, Camel Skin Lamps & Ornaments, Embroidery Work, Handlooms & Khaddi, Footwear (Nagra, Khussa), Handicarfts, Agricultural Implements & Machinery and Dairy & Meat.
Trade Bodies of the Region
Report of the “Seminar on Effective Trade Fair Participation” held on August 29, 2022 at
Shahjahan Grill, Multan
Report of the “Seminar on Women in Trade-Export Readiness 101” held on August 26, 2022 at Woman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bahawalpur
Report of the Seminar on “Women in Trade-Export Readiness 101” held on August 27, 2022 at Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dera Ghazi Khan
Sialkot is an important industrial hub and export oriented city of the country from where 99% of the products are exported to various parts of the world. Its capita income is higher in comparison to other cities of the country. This city has made its mark in the industrialized world where thousands of small and medium sized industries are functioning and earning foreign exchange amounting to more than $2.5 billion annually. Moreover, this city is globally known for its quality products, unique export culture and for manufacturing value-added goods like Leather Products, Sports Goods, Surgical Instruments, Gloves of all sorts, Textile Items, Sportswear, Footwear, Martial Art Uniforms & Accessories, Musical Instruments, Military and Police Uniforms & Accessories, Badges, Kitchenware, Hollow Ware, Knives and Cutlery items.
Trade Bodies of the Region
TDAP Gujranwala maintains active liaison with Gujranwala CCI, Gujrat CCI and Mandi-Bahaudin CCI for trade facilitation and promotion activities. The office also issues north of 130 GSP forms per month and the number is rising day by day.
There are around 21,000 manufacturers in Gujranwala region ranging from small to large scale enterprises. It is the second largest cluster of cottage industry in Pakistan. Being the 3rd largest industrial hub of Pakistan, it has industrial clusters of house-hold electric & electrical appliances, metal cookware, ceramics and pottery, cutlery, plastics & polymer products, textiles and made-ups, chemical & detergents, food & beverages, pipes & fittings, dyeing & printing, melamine products and scrape kilns. The region also has a large-scale industry of heavy machinery, spare parts, auto parts and steel security products.
Gujranwala’s total exports hovers around 3 billion USD and it contributes the same amount in import substitution.
Directorate General Lahore Annual Business Plan 2022-2023