Monthly Archives: December 2013

MOC URGED TO COMPREHEND INDIAN STRATEGY FOR BASMATI RICE

Dec 27, 2013 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) urged the Secretary Ministry of Commerce (MOC) to comprehend the Indian strategy of narrowing the Geographical Indication (GI) of basmati rice mainly to Indian areas and including very limited areas in Pakistan on the one hand and on the other allowing Indian exporters to ship blended rice […more]

MOC URGED TO TAKE NOTICE OF BASMATI GI ASSERTION BY INDIA

Dec 26, 2013 |

Karachi, The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has urged the Secretary Ministry of Commerce (MINCOM) to take serious notice of the statement and propagation of the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Development Authority (APEDA) a statuary body of India to the geographical indication (GI) of Basmati restricting it to the areas best suited […more]

TRADEMATE LIVE TO HELP SMEs INCREASE BUSINESS

Dec 23, 2013 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) and Tradekey officials held a meeting to plan to increase buyers and buying inquiries from SME entrepreneurs own website through a buyer acquisition tool called TradeMate Live. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said the live chat widget will help SMEs in generating inquiries resulting in buyer acquisition cycle. […more]

UNGC LAUDS RICE INTENSIFICATION SYSTEM OF WORLD BANK

Dec 21, 2013 |

Noticing the falling yield of rice in Pakistan the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) representative has urged the Pakistani rice farmers to adopt the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) prepared by the World Bank Institute (WBI) and widely practiced in several rice growing countries successfully for achieving higher productivity and water savings. Zulfikar Thaver member […more]

PM YOUTH LOAN SCHEME IDEAL FOR SMALL, COTTAGE & HOME BASED UNITS

Dec 18, 2013 |

Zulfikar Thaver member board of directors of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) invited the attention of the youth to the positive aspects of the prime minister’s (PM) Youth Loan Scheme (YLS) and urged the unemployed youth to benefit from the scheme and not be discouraged by the negative comments of the critics. […more]

GUIDANCE FOR NEW COMERS IN IMPORT/EXPORT BUSINESS

Dec 14, 2013 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has removed misgivings about import and export registration as the new comers are misinformed that import and export business needs registration as many newcomers are not informed and think it is very complicated. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver has advised the new comers that import and export business […more]

UNISAME FELICITATES CEO SMEDA ON ROLE IN PM YOUTH LOAN SCHEME

Dec 12, 2013 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) felicitated the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) on its significant role in the prime ministers (PM) Youth Loan Scheme (YLS) and expressed satisfaction that it would pave the way for future schemes of self employment and income generation for […more]

PM URGED TO TAKE BOLD MEASURES TO COMBAT CORRUPTION

Dec 9, 2013 |

To commemorate the World Anti Corruption Day the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) member in Pakistan has invited the attention of the prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif to the increasing corruption in the country due to inflation despite efforts of his government to curb corruption. Zulfikar Thaver member United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) said the […more]

UNISAME URGES FM TO CONTROL IMPORTS

Dec 8, 2013 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (uNISAME) appreciated the assurance of the federal finance minister (FM) Ishaq Dar to make efforts to appreciate the value of the rupee to bring the exchange rate at rs 98 to a dollar. The SMEs have lauded his intentions. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said the mere statement of […more]

VALUE ADDITION BUREAU TO BE SET UP IN KARACHI WITH ICSMEs SUPPORT

Dec 5, 2013 |

The Union of Small and medium Enterprises (UNISAME) with the help and support of the International Council of Small and Medium Enterprises (ICSMEs) is going to set up a Value Addition Bureau (VAB) in Karachi for dedicated and focused value addition training for SMEs. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said Pakistan needs to triple its exports […more]

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