Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) was established in 1960 to promote the hand knotted carpet industry of Pakistan. The primary objective of the association has been to provide a common platform to all the manufacturers, traders and exporters associated with carpet industry where they can join hands to promote their business activities and resolve their common problems. Over the years the association has proved to be the true voice of Pakistan carpet industry, both nationally and internationally. It has offices in Lahore and Karachi, both major hubs for carpet trade in Pakistan.
Hand Knotted carpets are one the major exports of Pakistan. Pakistani carpets are very well known around the world for their exquisite and creative designs, beautiful colour combinations and superior craftsmanship. The skill of carpet weaving has been kept alive from generation to generation by the skillful artisans of Pakistan. Pakistan produces many varieties of carpets using different kinds wool, using different dyeing, weaving and finishing techniques which are quite unique in the world.