Import

Import

As a member country of the World Trade Organization - Pakistan's exports have increased more than 250% from $7.5 billion in 1999 to stand at $25 billion in the financial year ending 2011.

Major exports include rice, oranges, mangoes, furniture, cotton fiber, cement, ceramic tiles, natural stone (marble and granite), home textiles, ready-made garments, leather goods, sports goods, cutlery, surgical instruments, software, carpets and rugs, powdered milk, wheat, seafood, salt and onyx.

The PTIC assists governments, business and individuals in the sourcing, quality control and logistics management for importing of Pakistani goods. Our role as a bridge between buyers and manufacturers ensures that as a regular or first time importer from Pakistan you receive the highest quality product at the most competitive price.

From the time of starting with the initial inquiry and development stage, we involve with both manufacturer and importer in developing, pricing, organizing, planning and effective coordination to ensure that the orders run smoothly and efficiently.

Documentation and Shipping Coordination

Our export department checks all shipping documents as per buyer’s instruction and ensures dispatch of documents as per the instructions provided by the buyers LCs, in advance of the actual shipment arrival with intimation to buyers and their clearing agents.

Pre-Production Check (PPC)

Risks are reduced by checking material components, accessories/user manuals.

Initial Production Check (IPC)

First batch of finished products are checked against buyer’s specifications and prototype samples where applicable.

During Production Check (DUPRO)

Inspection during production is carried out to check and verify that the initial discrepancies have been rectified.

Final Random Inspection (FRI)

Final random inspection is carried out when the total consignment is packed and ready for shipment. FRI is performed according to the international inspection standards. The detailed physical inspection of the sample picked at random is based on specifications of buyers and it covers relevant criteria such as design/style, accessories, measurement, packaging.

Status reporting

Status report is based on the multi-state inspections and transmitted to the buyers via fax or email.