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Export Development Fund (EDF) is an autonomous body under Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan. It works under the administration of a Board of Administrators. The aim of EDF is to address bottlenecks faced by the exporters and producers of export goods & services in Pakistan with a view to increase the performance of export sector.

Projects Location

Sialkot Dry Port Trust
Completion Of Building Of Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association At Sialkot
Display Centre for Women Entrepreneurs/SMEs and Cottage Industry – RCCI’s proposal
Business centre in Karachi by Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association
Common Facility Centre For Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Processing At Karachi
Construction of Cargo Complex at Sialkot International Airport, Sialkot
Collection Point and Cold Storage Facility for Fruits & Vegetables at Mansehra/Haripur (NWFP)
Collection Point and Cold Storage Facility for Fruits & Vegetables at Loralai
Setting up of Collection Points and Cold Storage for Fruits and Vegetables in Balochistan, Khuzdar
Construction of Cargo Shed at Karachi Airport
Strengthening And Up-Gradation Of SAARC Chamber Of Commerce & Industry’s Headquarter At Islamabad / Construction Of SAARC Chamber Of Commerce & Industry Headquarters’ Building At Islamabad
Gem & Gemological Institute of Pakistan, Peshawar
Institute of Jewellery Development, Lahore
Cleaner Product Centre at Sialkot
Kasur Tannery Pollution Control Project
Combined Effluent Treatment Plant and Pollution Ababtement Programme for Korangi Tanners at Karachi
Fan Development Institute, Gujrat
Leasing and for building of FTIP and Purchase of audio and video cassettes
Research and Training Centre for Weaving / Institute of Textile Technology and Management, Karachi
Material Testing Laboratory (SIMTEL)
PLGMEA (Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association) - Karachi
Shrimp Farming Cluster Development To Enhance Supply Of Raw Material For Seafood Industry, Sindh
Pen Fish Farm of Sea Bass and Groupers along with coastal belt of Sindh
Footwear Training Institute (FTI), Charsadda
PRGMEA House Project
Lahore Garment City Project
Construction Of FPCCI Capital Office Building
Pakistan Knitwear Institute, Lahore
Gems & Jewellery Training & Manufacturing Centre
Business centre by Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association
Carpet Institute, Lahore
Department Of Textile And Apparel Design At National Textile University, Faisalabad
Display Center/office building of Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association
Pakistan Readymade Garments Technical Training Institute, Lahore
Sialkot Tannery Zone
Technical Development Centres In Urban And Rural Areas Of Mardan By Mardan Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
Cutlery Institute of Pakistan, Wazirabad
Facility-cum-Training Centre for Leather at Kasur
LPDI Training Centre of Pakistan Gloves Manufacturers Association, Sialkot
Pakistan Knitwear Institute, Lahore
Institute for Handloom &Textile Technologies at Multan
Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore
Funding for lease charges/recurring expenses to PITAD
Cotton Ginning Research & Training Institute, Multan
Faisalabad Garment City Company
Combined Effluent Treatment Plant by PTA
Model Date Factory at Turbat
Expo Centre, Lahore
Plot for Foreign Trade Institute of Pakistan from Capital Development Authority (CDA)
Export Training And Research Centre At Jhang By Jhang Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
R&D Cell At Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
Women Business Incubation/ Development Centre At Rawalpindi Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
Export Display Centre By Islamabad Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
Pakistan Institute of Trade & Development
Completion of Export Display Centre/Business Centre at Gujrat Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Establishment of Business & Trade Centre By Pakistan Sports Goods Manufacturers & Exporters Association
Construction of Cargo Complex at Sialkot International Airport, Sialkot
Karachi Garment City Project
Lahore Garment City Project
Expo Centre, Karachi
S.M.A. Rizvi Textile Institute , Karachi
Institute of Knitwear Technology at Karachi
Carpet Institute, karachi
Textile Institute of Pakistan, Karachi (formerly known as Textile University, Karachi)
Institute of Textile Technology and Management, Karachi
National Institute for Leather Technology (NILT), Karachi
Readymade Garments Technical Training Institute, Karachi
Pakistan Knitwear Institute, Karachi
Pakistan Bedwear Designing and Training Institute
Fashion Apparel Design and Training Institute (FADIN)

EDF Portfolio

    • Total Projects Approved


    • Total Approved Funds

      Rs. 32B+

    • Total Funds Released

      Rs. 21B+

    • Training Infrastructure


    • Exports Marketing Events


    • Subsidization of Export Services


    • Common Facility center


    • Publicity / Advertisement


Major Export Sectors

The largest industrial sector of Pakistan meeting the global quality standards, ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 in the production of textile products

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Unleashing the potential of exports of high standard pharmaceutical / medicines from Pakistan 

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Pakistan is recognized for its deposits of export quality marble and onyx in a multitude of hues and patterns which is used for the craftsmanship of excellent products. 

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City of Sialkot has been a centre of excellence for the production of sports goods exporting to reputable International clients including FIFA

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Craftmanship & High Technlogy in Perfect Harmony to Produce Quality Instruments in skilled companies in Sialkot

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High Export Oriented Industry with market penetration in more than 128 countries

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Knitwear goods exported from Pakistan are known for their fine quality in European, American and Middle East markets

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Pakistan has significant export potential with a wide spread diversity of commercially valued fish and fisheries products

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Pakistan is among the top ten largest rice producing countries and is recognized around the world for exporting high quality and aromatic Basmati rice.

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Superb quality of Pakistani Leather & Leather Products are highly demanded all over the world which makes it 2nd largest export earning sector of the country

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The art & craft of fine quality Gems and Jewellery manufacturing are deeply rooted in the Traditional Heritage of Pakistan

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Reliable and quality electric fans exporting to Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Senegal, Djibouti, Bangladesh, Iraq, UAE, Cameroon

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State of the art aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use

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