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What is PCMA

Pakistan Cosmetics Manufacturers Association (PCMA) was formed on 28th February, 2015 with the aim to represent the cosmetics industry and to provide technical and management support to its members.

In the year 2016, it was recognized by Government of Pakistan and got registered with Directorate General of Trade Organization, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and attained registration with Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan as non-profit organization. Pakistan Cosmetics Manufacturers Association is also member of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) since 2016.

Within a short span of time it has become the only representative body of cosmetics industry in Pakistan and bridging gap between the policy framing departments of Government and cosmetics industry. By the grace of Almighty Allah, now the association is not only having recognition in most of the Government departments but also considered a major stake holder while formulating any policy related to cosmetics industry.

Presently, PCMA has over one hundred renowned member companies manufacturing cosmetics products under their own brand as well as companies offering manufacturing facility for private label and contract manufacturing for products in hair care, skincare, body care, color cosmetics, personal care, perfumes and various types of soaps.

Mission & Objectives

The aim of the Association is to unite the members in their common approach and to encourage unity, mutual understanding and high ethical standard amongst its members. PCMA endeavors to improve the working conditions of Cosmetics industries and facilitate effective input for achievement of objectives for which the Association has been established.

The Association intends to takes steps for promotion of the cosmetics trade, industry, and services in Pakistan as well as outside Pakistan, specifically related to cosmetics manufacturers. It places before Government, regulating authorities and other public and official bodies the views of Members on matters affecting the interests of trade, industry, and services in specified field of activities relating to cosmetics manufacturers.

PCMA attempts to adopt a unified approach in matters of policy on all matters affecting the interest of trade, industry, and services in Pakistan.

Vision

PCMA’s vision is to develop and facilitate the cosmetics industry of Pakistan which can be compared with any other industry globally and it has the potential to produce and sell high quality cosmetics product which can not only satisfy consumers in Pakistan but also can be a substitute of imported products which will save hard-earned foreign exchange of the country. If supportive and conducive environment is provided by Government, it can play an effective role in the economic growth, contribution in creating new jobs and can attract local as well as foreign industrial investment.

The association believes that cosmetics sector is one of the few growing sectors of emerging Pakistan which can play a key role in boosting exports and can fetch much needed foreign exchange for Pakistan.

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