LAHORE (PR): The 8th Annual Expo Pakistan 2013, organized by the Trade and Development Authority of Pakistan ended with the highest benchmark of $700 million worth of business contracts opening innumerous trade opportunities to 70 countries.

Out of these international delegates, 44 were international chain and department store delegations such as Lotte Mart& Lotte S. Korea, Elcanto Co. Ltd, Hyundai department store, Shinsegae department store Mydin Mohammed Holdings, Simson Trading and Seherish Manufacturing from Malaysia; Komex s.a, from Poland, Orchestra, France; Sunberg Pvt France; Paritex France; Makona SA Greece; Gentex textiles, Italy; Natori, Co Japan; Marks & Spenser UK; Dubai Textile City; Centerpoint Dubai, M/s Tamurakoma & Co  Japan; M/S Renoka textile UAE; Grup  Grunhaut Argentina; Tulip garment ltd Bangladesh.

On the other hand, there were 523 exhibitors showcasing their products in six halls of Karachi Expo center.

There were two fashion shows held to highlight our booming fashion industry along with a Lok Virsa cultural show.