About Aptta

The objects for which  the organization has been established are:


The aim of the association is non-political. To establish association comprising members from trade, industry and services to represent and deal with the affairs pertaining to commercial, commerce and industrial relationship is to organize for appropriate representation, at Pakistan level, of those engaged in Timber Trade in Pakistan and to play significant role in developing policy framework for improving business environment and economic growth for this section of business. To promote commerce and business relating to Timber Trade between Pakistan and Foreign Countries in the sphere of influence of APTTA.

To provide trade level playing field to all the cross-section of business communities from both Pakistan and foreign Countries. To accomplish this purpose, the association shall maintain close liaison with local chambers in Pakistan and its international counterparts, the corresponding foreign authorities, industrial association, enterprises and business persons of various branches. To promote mutually beneficial trade, commerce, investment, industrial collaborations, technology transfer, joint ventures, holding international exhibitions, conferences, seminars, training programs, exchange of business delegations, information, exploring new trade and economic cooperation opportunities, identifying areas of mutual interests and perception of the country, rejecting terrorism and extremism as per policy as and when needed.

To promote, encourage and safeguard business of Timber Traders in Pakistan and play significant role in developing policy framework for improving business environment and economic growth for this sector of business. To conduct research, market studies and surveys to disseminate viable, timely information to members and non-members for their benefit. To survey all matters, in any way, affecting the trade, commerce, and of all developments thereof and to decide upon, initiate and support proper methods to deal with any contingency affecting the said trade, commerce of member. To protect and promote rights and privileges of trade and industry in and outside Pakistan and to represents their grievances before the government(s) and public bodies for remedial actions. To discuss, promote and oppose legislative and other measures, that seem to be connected with or to have a bearing on trade, commerce and industry, and to consider to originate and support improvements in the commercial and other laws. To keep a close liaison with various chambers, Associations, diplomatic mission and NGOs etc. to exchange trade related information, to introduce APTTA activities.

To publish periodicals trade bulletins, other publications, disseminate information to members and may hold exhibitions. To co-operate with other chambers, Association, organizations of trade and industry in Pakistan on matters of mutual interest.