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Pakistan & The GCC Trade Relations (Facts & Figures)

ECONOMIC VIEW OF GCC COUNTRIES
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BAHRAIN
GDP Growth Rate
-2.7 %
Dec/16
1.7
Unemployment Rate
3.7 %
Dec/12
3.7
Inflation Rate
0.4 %
Feb/17
0.8
Interest Rate
1.25 %
Mar/17
1.25
Balance of Trade
312 BHD Million
Dec/15
1396
Government Debt to GDP
61.9 %
Dec/15
44.4
KUWAIT
Unemployment Rate
2.2 %
Dec/15
3.4
Inflation Rate
3.22 %
Feb/17
3.29
Interest Rate
2.75 %
Mar/17
2.5
Balance of Trade
1693 KWD Million
Dec/16
1383
Government Debt to GDP
11.2 %
Dec/15
7.5
OMAN
Unemployment Rate
7.2 %
Dec/14
7.3
Inflation Rate
2.82 %
Mar/17
2.38
Interest Rate
1.48 %
Mar/17
1.28
Balance of Trade
206 OMR Million
Nov/16
79.2
Government Debt to GDP
9.2 %
Dec/15
4.8
QATAR
GDP Growth Rate
-2.1 %
Oct/16
3.6
Unemployment Rate
0.2 %
Sep/16
0.2
Inflation Rate
0.9 %
Mar/17
0.7
Interest Rate
5 %
Mar/17
4.75
Balance of Trade
12321 QAR Million
Feb/17
10981
Government Debt to GDP
35.8 %
Dec/15
31.7
SAUDI ARABIA
GDP Growth Rate
0.9 %
Sep/16
1.4
Unemployment Rate
5.7 %
Sep/16
5.6
Inflation Rate
-0.1 %
Feb/17
-0.4
Interest Rate
2 %
Mar/17
2
Balance of Trade
88253 Million SAR
Dec/16
71237
Government Debt to GDP
5.9 %
Dec/15
1.6
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GDP Growth Rate
3.9 %
Dec/15
4.6
Unemployment Rate
4.2 %
Dec/12
4.6
Inflation Rate
2.7 %
Feb/17
2.3
Interest Rate
1.75 %
Mar/17
1.5
Balance of Trade
250900 AED Million
Dec/16
281200
Government Debt to GDP
15.6 %
Dec/14
15.82
CUMULATIVE EXPORTS BY COUNTRIES IN PAKISTAN (Rs. Million)
Details
July, 2016 To Nov; 2016
July, 2015 To Nov; 2015
Value
% Share
Value
% Share
U.A.E
30,722.36
3.59
35,399.05
4.01
Saudi Arabia
13,793.43
1.61
17,196.33
1.95
Others
180,622.20
21.12
193,047.53
21.86
CUMULATIVE IMPORTS BY MAJOR COUNTRIES (Rs. Million)
U.A.E.
305,496.61
14.70
253,593.49
13.33
Saudi Arabia
84,178.94
4.05
128,801.86
6.77
Kuwait
53,014.62
2.55
62,933.05
3.31
Qatar
40,194.39
1.93
10,639.38
0.56
Others
318,643.45
15.33
345,484.02
18.17

 

DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATORS OF PAKISTAN
Details
2016
Total Population (Million)
195.4
Urban Population (Million)
77.93
Rural Population (Million)
117.48
Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
3.1
Crude Birth Rate (Per thousand)
25.6
Crude Death Rate (Per thousand)
6.70
Population Growth Rate (Percent)
1.89
PAKISTAN: STRUCTURE OF INTEREST RATES –I (%)
w.e.f.
SBP Reverse Repo Rate
SBP Repo Rate
SBP Policy (Target) Rate
26-Jan-15
8.5
6.0
24-Mar-15
8.0
5.5
25-May-15
7.0
5.0
6.5
14-Sep-15
6.5
4.5
6.0
23-May-16 till date
6.25
4.25
5.75
PETROLEUM PRICES IN PAKISTAN (Rs./Ltr)
Date
HOBC
Premium
HS Diesel
LS Diesel
Kerosene
1-Mar-17
72.68
73.00
82.00
44.00
44.00
1-Feb-17
72.68
70.29
79.48
43.35
43.25
16-Jan-17
72.68
68.04
77.22
43.35
43.25
2-Jan-17
72.68
66.27
75.22
43.35
43.25
1-Dec-16
72.68
66.27
75.22
43.35
43.25
1-Nov-16
72.68
64.27
72.52
43.35
43.25
1-Oct-16
72.68
64.27
72.52
43.35
43.25
1-Sep-16
72.68
64.27
72.52
43.35
43.25
1-Aug-16
72.68
64.27
72.52
43.35
43.25
1-Jul-16
72.68
64.27
72.52
43.35
43.25
1-Jun-16
72.62
64.27
75.86
40.2
45.23
1-May-16
72.62
64.27
72.52
37.97
43.25
FDI INFLOWS IN PAKISTAN ($ Million)
Country
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17 (Jul-Feb)
USA
468.3
238.1
227.7
227.1
212.1
209
-65.5
50.3
UK
294.6
207.1
205.8
633
157
174.3
79.8
52.8
U.A.E
242.7
284.2
36.6
22.5
-47.1
216.4
164.2
98.3
Japan
26.8
3.2
29.7
30.1
30.1
71.1
21.6
27.2
Hong Kong
9.9
125.6
80.3
242.6
228.5
83.4
130.9
5.4
Switzerland
170.6
110.5
127.1
149
209.8
2.8
76
8.1
Saudi Arabia
-133.8
6.5
-79.9
3.2
-40.1
-64.8
(102..2)
-19.6
Germany
53
21.2
27.2
5.5
-5.7
-20.3
-33
-1
Korea (South)
2.3
7.7
25.4
25.8
24.4
14.3
-18.6
-0.4
Norway
0.4
-48
-275
-258.4
-21.6
2.7
172.3
-51.5
China
-3.6
47.4
126.1
90.6
695.8
255.3
593.9
264.8
Others
1,019.60
631.3
289.7
285.5
224.4
261.7
90.4
850.1
Total including  Pvt. Proceeds
2,150.80
1,634.80
820.7
1,456.50
1,667.60
851.2
1,281.10
1,284.50
FDI Excluding Pvt. Proceeds
2,150.80
1,634.80
820.7
1,456.50
1,698.60
851.2
1,281.10
1,284.50

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