ISLAMABAD: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday called upon the government to extend all possible assistance and facilitation to the exporters in order to enable them to focus on Russia, which offered immense opportunities for boosting exports of agricultural products. FPCCI Vice President Riaz Khattak said that Russian food and agricultural imports stood at $43 billion during 2013, while its ban on the import of food products from West and Europe had created a huge opportunity for Pakistan to enhance its agricultural exports to Russia.–NNI

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 “But we didn’t seize that opportunity,” he lamented.  Pakistan’s share in Russia’s annual import of citrus below 3pc: FPCCI  ISLAMABAD (NNI): Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday called upon the government to extend all possible assistance and facilitation to the exporters in order to enable them to focus on Russia, which offered immense opportunities for boosting exports of agricultural products. FPCCI Vice President Riaz Khattak said that Russian food and agricultural imports stood at $43 billion during 2013, while its ban on the import of food products from West and Europe had created a huge opportunity for Pakistan to enhance its agricultural exports to Russia. “But we didn’t seize that opportunity,” he lamented.