Empowering Women To Bridge Pakistan's Trade Gaps
In this engaging PSW podcast, the Founder President of Islamabad Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI), Madam Samina Fazil outlines her journey in establishing Women’s Chambers and sheds light on the importance of Pakistan's women entrepreneurs, traders, and women-led businesses and how they can help boost productivity, social upgrading and economic regeneration in Pakistan. Mrs. Fazil also touches upon women's difficulties as entrepreneurs and business owners and the challenges they face within Pakistan's trade ecosystem while sharing her suggestions on how to increase the participation of women in trade.
Guest: Samina Fazil - Founder President of Islamabad Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI)
Host: Nayab Zahra Date: Aug-24-2023
Digital Trade: Revolutionizing Cross-border Trade
Presenting the 7th Episode of Trade Talks: “Digital Trade: Revolutionizing Cross-border Trade”. In this engaging PSW podcast, Technologies Strategies Expert Mr. Osman Nasir delves into the profound impact of digital transformation on Cross-border Trade and its potential growth in Pakistan. He sheds light on the barriers hindering the widespread adoption of Digital Trade and the need for an enabling framework to leverage the full benefits of Digital Trade. Watch the full episode and learn about the empowering role of Digital Trade in helping businesses and traders position themselves to play a greater role in regional trade and how Pakistan Single Window is a catalyst for invigorating an environment that could be a cornerstone for making Pakistan a regional trading and production hub.
Guest: Mr. Osman Nasir
Host: Mr. Abdullah Khalid Date: Jul-24-2023
The E-commerce Ecosystem of Pakistan
Presenting the 6th Episode of Trade Talks: "The E-commerce Ecosystem of Pakistan". In this engaging PSW podcast, e-commerce expert Mr. Faisal Sohail Butt delves into the profound impact of digital transformation on e-commerce and its remarkable growth in Pakistan. He sheds light on the barriers hindering the widespread adoption of e-commerce and the government's policies aimed at facilitating online marketplaces. Watch the full episode and learn about the empowering role of E-commerce trade in supporting women entrepreneurs and SMEs and how Pakistan Single Window is enabling the growth of women-owned businesses and driving inclusion in Pakistan's economic landscape.
Guest: Mr. Faisal Sohail Butt
Host: Mr. Abdullah Khalid Date: May-19-2023
Pakistan's Budget 2022-2023, an Analysis
Learn more about Pakistan’s economy and trade in the age of global value chains. Gain insights from a private sector perspective and the measures Pakistan can adopt to boost its growth to further open its economy to trade. Guest: Dr. Vaqar Ahmed- Joint Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) hareem . . . .
Guest: Dr. Vaqar Ahmed- Joint Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
Host: Ms. Laraib Ghaffar Date: Jan-23-2023
International Trade - An Enabler for Pakistan’s Economic Recovery
Presenting the 5th Episode of Trade Talks, The PSW Podcast: “International Trade – an enabler for Pakistan’s economic recovery” with National Project Manager of Reforms & Innovation Project at the UNDP in Pakistan, Dr. Samina Taslim Zehra. In this episode, Dr. Samina discusses the impact of dynamic policies on Pakistan’s economic future and international trade and how they help boost Pakistan’s position in the international trade arena. She also shares her views about Service Trade and the modifications that are required by Pakistan’s current supply chains to increase its participation in global value chains.
Guest: Dr. Samina Taslim Zehra, National Project Manager of Reforms & Innovation – UNDP Pakistan
Host: Mr. Usman Mahboob Date: Nov-23-2022
Tradeverse - The Trade Information Portal of Pakistan
Presenting the Fourth Episode of Trade Talks, The PSW Podcast: Tradeverse – The Trade Information Portal of Pakistan with Mr. Umair Mehmood, Domain Officer at PSW and Mr. Christopher Lewis Jones, Tradeverse Specialist. In this episode, Mr. Umair has introduced Tradeverse, shed light on its usability for traders, and how it is making trade-related authentic information easily accessible to entrepreneurs, SMEs, and the business community in Pakistan. Mr. Christopher has mentioned his valuable opinions about the impact of Tradeverse on Pakistan’s International Trade Ecosystem.
Guest: Mr. Christopher Lewis-Jones, Tradeverse Specialist & Mr. Umair Mahmood Siddiqui, Domain Officer – PSW
Host: Ms. Aneeqa Naseer Date: Sep-15-2022
Pakistan's Economic Crisis, Can International Trade Help?
In this episode, Dr. Gonzalo will be discussing Pakistan’s trade deficit situation and his views on a way forward, the lack of trade competitiveness challenges for Pakistan’s private sector trade & transit economy and will share his suggestions for Women Entrepreneurs to enter in the cross-border trade.
Guest: Dr. Gonzalo Varela, Senior Economist, Trade and Investment, The World Bank
Host: Ms. Laraib Ghaffar Date: Jul-06-2022
What is Pakistan Single Window (PSW)?
Learn more about PSW – An integrated digital platform that allows parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardized information and documents with a single-entry point to fulfill all import, export, and transit-related regulatory requirements.
Guest: Mr. Syed Aftab Haider – CEO Pakistan Single Window
Host: Ms. Taheel Mumtaz Date: May-06-2022