ISLAMABAD: TDAP recently organized a webinar on "Problems in Exports of Furniture." Challenges being faced by the Furniture sector were discussed as there is a need to increase its exports by focusing shift from traditional to modem furniture. Skill set of workers need to be improved and to be infused with modern technology.
TDAP would facilitate exporters for their participation in international exhibitions, and will work with relevant government departments for reforestation of rosewood (sheesham) in Pakistan, rationalizing duties on imports of furniture hardware /accessories among other teething issues being faced by sector.
It was attended by Members of All Pakistan Furniture Exporters Association, Karachi; All Pakistan Furniture Makers Association, Gujrat; Pakistan Furniture Association, Islamabad; Furniture sector stakeholders of Peshawar and Chiniot clusters; Representatives of the Forest Department, Government of KP, KP-BOIT, SBP and the officers of TDAP.-PR
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