In all this 'cheerful' pieces of news, has anyone really looked at the trade imbalance with Chinese? Trade disparity to be taken up with Chinese premier | Business | DAWN.COM Taller than mountain people are not interested in buying what Pakistan has to sell. This means potentially zero chance of increasing the array of exports to China. On target - FTA with China means loss in import duties revenue for Pakistan. Not so much for them - they don't import so much from Pakistan. Reality check - take a clue. So - the imports are way more than they are reported. Means more revenue loss in terms of lost duty. The only thing these 'trade deals' are doing is killing the local market & local businessmen. But no one cares looks like.