Commerce » Diaspora

Leveraging Business Potential of Pakistani Diaspora There is estimated to be 40,000 Pakistani Diaspora in the Netherlands, out of which there are nearly 1,000 entrepreneurs. Since 2008, the Mission has been working on a coordinated strategy to leverage the business potential of the Pakistani Diaspora. The strategy was to identify, categorize, and reach out to the entrepreneurs who are importing from Pakistan or have the potential to become importers. During 2013, Workers’ remittances from The Netherlands to Pakistan were USD 5.45 million.