Sialkot Business and Commerce Centre
Main objectives of the project are to promote and export of products from Sialkot based Industries, provision of business infrastructure facility for exporters especially SMEs and provide One-Stop-Shop for International buyers.
BRIEF PROFILE OF SECTOR
Sialkot is a major export oriented city of Pakistan. Sialkot is known internationally as a producer of quality products in sports goods, surgical instruments, leather garments, gloves & accessories, sportswear and musical instruments. The local craftsmen produce immaculate products while export oriented entrepreneurs ensure that products reach international destinations. Presently 400,000 people are engaged directly or indirectly with export activities. Annual export earnings of the city hover around US $ 1 billion.
Sialkot city is under a process of development, the concept of marketing products is taking grounds with an objective of increasing exposure to international markets, industry people need business infrastructure to secure as marketing and selling hubs. There is increasing need of giving our products more exposure and making them reachable for the customer. Another important thing is that business visitors avoid hassle of visiting multiple locations so if they are provided with single place where they can find a full representation of the industry. Sialkot Business Center can help in achieving these targets.
OVERVIEW OF THE PROJECT
Keeping in view the importance of display and export potential of SMEs in Sialkot City, this project is related to setting up a Common Facility Center. Apart from product display the Business Centres provide a venue for business meetings, facilitate business to business communication using modern facilities e.g. internet, fax, and other e-commerce tools. Sialkot Business and Commerce Centre (SBCC) will be an eight story building with total covered area of approximately 101,823 sq ft.
BENEFITS TO THE SMEs
Sialkot Business & Commerce Centre, Sialkot will be a shared facilityand will offer following services:
- Display Stalls Space
- Convention Centre and Meeting Room
- Temporary Office Space Facilities
- Residential Rooms
- Business Facilitation Centre
- Marketing Services
ACHIEVEMENTS / OUTCOMES
Mr. Ammad Afzal Dar
Project Director - SBCC