Karachi: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has set up an export house to facilitate the small to medium sized manufacturers who wish to export their goods to world markets.
President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said basically UNISAME EXPORT HOUSE is for SMEs who wish to export their wares to global destinations but are not acquainted with export procedures and do not know how to contact and communicate with prospective buyers.
The export house will guide them initially to find buyers, educate them about commercial transactions relating to offers and acceptance of offers, preparation of proforma invoice, getting insured, selecting best vessels of reliable shipping companies with lowest transit time and negotiation of documents for speedy realization of proceeds.
The export house will also facilitate SMEs desiring pre-shipment or post shipment finance and will help them in the preparation of applications for availing finance under different schemes.
UNISAME Export House has circulated information about manufacturers and processors of rice, wheat, maize, sugar, spices, dry fruits, salt and commodities like sesamae seeds, corn flour and other foodstuffs to prospective buyers in gulf and Middle East.
It has also placed on the internet the manufacturers of fans, cables and wires, transformers, tents, canvas, tarpaulins, safety gloves, ropes, blankets, bed sheets manufactured by the upper medium and large sector having SMEs working for them as their vendors.
The UNISAME Export House is offering comprehensive facilities to all the SMEs to enable them become exporters.