The machine tools and automation sector is the driving force behind the advancement of almost all major economic sectors of Pakistan. In this regard the Government of Pakistan is striving to boost competitiveness of the locally produced engineering goods in the international market. There is immense emphasis on equipping local manufacturers with the latest production techniques to improve efficiency. The Manufacturing sector has shown an overall growth of 5.4% where, small scale manufacturing registered a growth of 7.5% and large scale manufacturing grew by 4.8% in the year 2007-08. The total machinery imports amounted to US$ 5.75 billion and exports of engineering goods reached US$ 391 million in year 2008. Pakistan's manufacturing sector provides employment to 20.3% of the country's labor force (est. 2005). Some major manufacturing industries include cotton textile and apparel manufacturing, carpets, rugs, rice, chemicals, sports goods and leather goods. Some other popular industries are construction materials, mineral, paper products, food processing and beverages. Find listings of Machinery Pakistan Suppliers, Manufacturers, and Machinery Pakistan Importers and Exporters details with Product profiles of leading companies of Machinery from Pakistan. Also find buy and sell offers of Machinery in Pakistan.