The 4th International Exhibition of Printing Packaging & Processing - Tehran, Iran

 

Application Form - Foreign Companies Visitor Registration Form

USAID Investment Promotion Activity - Seeking Expression of Interest for the First Round of Grants

USAID Investment Promotion Activity (IPA) is a five years project with main objective to strengthen Pakistan’s business enabling environment and build the capacities of Pakistani institutions focused on investment promotion in their efforts to improve the ecosystem for foreign direct investment (FDI), and, most importantly, increase the bilateral trade and investment between the United States and Pakistan. IPA with its consortium partners, will work closely Government of Pakistan (GoP) and private sector stakeholders to improve operational transparency and governance, regulatory reforms and competition through business enabling initiatives with an aim to reduce the cost of doing business, Strengthen the investment climate for foreign investors in Pakistan, create opportunities for enhanced trade and investment between U.S. and Pakistani businesses through investment promotion activities.

The objective USAID Investment Promotion Activity (IPA) Fund Grants is to support Pakistani registered firms leverage Pakistani private sector investment (PSI) to support Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and increase U.S.-Pakistan bilateral trade/investment. The IPA Fund will support firms registered in Pakistan to scale-up their business solutions through innovative approaches to improve business processing standards.

The USAID Investment Promotion Activity is seeking Expressions of Interest for two types of funding streams available under the USAID IPA Fund:

  1. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Grants: These grants have a specific focus to catalyze competitive matchmaking of Pakistani firms with international firms.
  2. U.S.-Pak Trade (USPT) Grants: Will be awarded to firms from IPA’s priority sectors that are capable of initiating and/or scaling-up trade with U.S.-based buyers/firms by introducing innovative and latest in-house technologies to competitively qualify as reliable sales partners of U.S.-based brands/firms.

To fill an online Expression of Interest form and guidelines, please click on the following link:

Click Here To Fill EOI Form

 

20th Call For Proposals By The Common Fund For Commodities (CFC)

20th Call For Proposals By The Common Fund For Commodities (CFC)

The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) - an autonomous intergovernmental financial institution established within the framework of the United Nations - provides financing to organisations and enterprises, cooperatives and institutions engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial and technical instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries.

The CFC has invited proposals from member countries to provide financing to support commodity value chain development. Prescribed application form, instructions for completing the application, and 'Balance Sheet and Income Statement' template, are attached. Documents can also be downloaded from http://www.common-fund.org/call-for-proposals. Deadline for submission of the proposals is 15 April, 2022.

The CFC is also going to organize a series of webinars explaining the required steps for the interested organizations to submit their proposals. During such webinars, besides elaborating on required steps that enterprises need to be taking, CFC will answer any question that a potential applicant might have. The interesed quarter can register for the webinar through the links given at http://www.common-fund.org/call-for-proposals.

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