District: (Sialkot made sports goods getting popularity in World’s non-cricket playing countries)


SIALKOT: Sialkot made sports goods are getting popularity in World’s non-cricket playing countries, especially Europe’s non-cricket playing countries including Spain, France, Brazil and Belgium.

Acting President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Mir Alamgir Meyer disclosed on Tuesday that global fever of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 had opened new business vistas for Sialkot based sports goods manufacturers and exporters to world especially Europe’s non-cricket playing countries including Spain, France, Brazil and Belgium.

Undoubtedly, this cricket world cup had also brought the unique opportunities to manifolds increase the sports good’s exports from Sialkot-Pakistan, he added. He said Sialkot was globally famous for producing the world class sports goods.

He said Sialkot based sports goods manufacturers and exporters had introduced the specially designed quality cricket bats for the youths and professional cricketers in the world.

He said global fever of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 had also diverted the attention of the Europe’s non-cricket playing countries especially Spain, France, Brazil and Belgium, as the cricket was also gaining maximum popularity in these countries , where the soccer ball game was much popular than the other sports.

This situation had also opened the new vistas of business and exports for the Sialkot based sports goods manufacturers and exporters to these countries, he added.

“The non-cricket playing countries including Spain, France, Brazil and Belgium were placing the bulk orders of import of the sports goods to Sialkot based exporters”, he added. He said there was manifolds increase in the exports of sports goods including cricket bats, pads, batting gloves, wicket keeping gloves, Thai pads, helmets and kit bags from Sialkot to Europe.

He said Sialkot exporters were now getting the import orders in bulk from the European countries, now-a -days. He termed it a very good and healthy sign of increasing business and exports of sports goods.