President and founder of Kite Flying Festival
spokesman said here Monday that the delegation led by Khamis Saeed Butt also had fruitful meetings with Poly World Center and at Neutek Factory, its Chairman Chui Qing Chen warmly welcomed and briefed them about working of industrial unit, besides having a presentation about production.
Senior Vice President Muhammad Anis said the FTO in regard of eight identical complaints from the importers and exporters directed FBR to ask the Collector of Customs (Preventive) South to formulate appropriate recommendations for necessary amendments in the Licensing Rules in order to effectively protect the import and export business of the country.
Consumers spent $34.4 billion dollars in 2004 (double 1994 figures) and $36.3 billion in 2005 (APPMA
, 2006) on their pets (not adjusted for inflation).
Pet parents are taking control of their pets' health care as they do their own children and demanding the same treatment options, according to Pet Industry Trends for 2008, a report published by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA
The Mercanti Group report echoes the view of the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA
), which predicts that Americans will spend $43.4 billion on their pets this year.
According to the "National Pet Owners Survey" (2007-2008) conducted by the American Pet Product Manufacturers Association (APPMA
), 63% of U.S.
The two most significant studies that are conducted on a regular basis come from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA
Bob Vetere, president of Greenwich, Conn.-based American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA
), points to this continued trend in the humanization of pet products to fuel further growth in retail, especially private labeling.
Pet spending has more than doubled, from $17 billion in 1994 to an estimated $38.4 billion in 2006, according to the American Pet Product Manufacturers Association's (APPMA
) 2005-2006 National Pet Owners Survey.
Nearly two-thirds of households in this country have at least one pet, the APPMA
estimates, and their owners spent $36 billion on their pets last year, with $8.5 billion of that going for veterinary care.