ISLAMABAD  - Pakistan’s exports to Malaysia are growing steadily and expected to cross $280 million by the end of this year at the back of a growing demand for its food products.
The food items including rice, fruits and vegetables are being imported in the Malaysian markets, said release received here on Sunday from Malaysia .
“Currently, bilateral trade between Pakistan and Malaysia has gone up by 13pc to hit $2.8 billion in 2011, while Pakistan’s exports to Malaysia have also increased by 70pc, to achieve $253 million in 2011,” said Masood Khalid, outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner to Malaysia , at a farewell and appreciation reception.
There are other industries which could be further developed utilising skilled and semi-skilled labour from Pakistan in assisting Malaysia achieve its Vision 2020 objectives, given the number of post-graduate Pakistani students already studying in Malaysia” he added.