CPEC project aside, China to invest in Pakistan’s auto sector, where the car quality and price will enhance the market competitiveness of Chinese businessmen.
China and Pakistan car partnership
New investors who decided to invest in Pakistan’s Sindh include Royal Automotive Ltd, automobile industries United Ltd and the private sector TM Habib Rafiq (Pvt) Ltd., in cooperation with several other Chinese companies.
Government sources say that the royal Sindh Automotive Ltd has decided to invest in the automotive industry in cooperation with the PDF S Motors Company and United for the automotive industry. Similarly, Rafiq Habib decided (Pvt) Ltd to invest with motorcycles Jean Van Dong Dong and vehicles in collaboration with another company.
Under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry and company production and development engineering, and decided to invest local companies in this sector with the help of Chinese companies are already severe.
According to the government, in the first phase, it will conduct 700 to 1,000 vehicles for the use of the army. They will be sold at a later date, on a commercial basis to the general public.
The reports also claimed that the national transport and logistics cell (NCL) has decided to help companies such as MAN Truck & Bus AG, Volkswagen-owned sub-branch, the distribution of their cars in Pakistan. Which means that trucks, buses, auto-stations will be established in Pakistan.
It is expected to be completed in 2-3 years of operation the plant put together.
Pakistan is currently in transition in the automotive sector, with the approval of the latest automotive policy. According to this policy, it can be for new investors to set up production plants in Pakistan and the thing imports from abroad for less than half the normal price as additional perk.
The aim was to break the monopoly of Toyota, Suzuki and Honda in the market, which looks to be happening. Companies such as Renault and Volkswagen have already shown interest in the Request for Proposals.