Muhammad Nadeem Malik – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:53:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Rich Pakistan of natural gas and energy mix http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/rich-pakistan-of-natural-gas-and-energy-mix/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/rich-pakistan-of-natural-gas-and-energy-mix/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:58:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27866 It is a general belief that there are four elements of life i.e. Earth, Air, Fire and Water. Fire, which is synonymous to energy has always been more important and still considered the most significant. Keeping in view the importance of the energy in the everyday life people since ancient times, have always strived to …

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Pakistan struggling for economic independence http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/pakistan-struggling-for-economic-independence/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/pakistan-struggling-for-economic-independence/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:59:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26958 Pakistan came into existence on August 14, 1947 as this was not merely an incident but had its roots in the long and consistent political struggle spread over 100 years. There are various versions, sometimes even conflicting, as to the reasons why Muslims endeavored for a new country. Some analysts attribute this struggle to a separate …

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Fallacy of Gendered Norms of Leadership http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/18/fallacy-of-gendered-norms-of-leadership/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/18/fallacy-of-gendered-norms-of-leadership/#respond Sun, 17 Mar 2019 20:00:27 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26632 The role of gender in carving a good leader has always been a matter of great debate between the Human Resource professionals and human right activists. There are two extremes – one advocating women as the supreme and the other associating leadership with masculinity, portraying men to be the natural leaders. Both these schools of thought have their own …

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Cement industry – development and prospects of growth http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/11/cement-industry-development-and-prospects-of-growth/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/11/cement-industry-development-and-prospects-of-growth/#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 19:57:04 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26382 The start of this millennium was not good for the cement industry of Pakistan. Market growth was in shackles of uncertain economic conditions leading to lack of construction work on the infrastructure projects. However, subsequent opening of the zero rated exports in 2001 to rebuild Afghanistan was starting point and laid foundation for the survival …

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The nexus of globalization and international trade http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/02/19/nexus-globalization-international-trade/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/02/19/nexus-globalization-international-trade/#respond Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:00:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14107 Mostly globalization is equated to increase in the global economic activity through international trade but actually, economy is just one component of it. The urge to see the world, interact with the people and trade their products in the countries around the world has always been an instinct of the people living this world since …

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Information agility – all new business http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/29/information-agility-new-business/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/29/information-agility-new-business/#respond Sun, 28 Jan 2018 22:10:25 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=13689 The communication resources have improved and flow of information is so instantaneous that almost everybody around the globe has the similar access to the information. The emerging sources of information flow have made it possible for the common person to have access to the information in the real time. Social Media, among other platforms, is …

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CPEC – Layman perspective or mix of trade activities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/15/cpec-layman-perspective-mix-trade-activities/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/15/cpec-layman-perspective-mix-trade-activities/#respond Sun, 14 Jan 2018 21:45:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=13386 China-Pakistan Economic Corridor popularly known as CPEC is the talk of the town in Pakistan. Everything happening in the region, especially in Pakistan, is attributed to and seen in the perspective of the CPEC projects. Whereas, political parties and politicians are anxious to reap its fruit for the benefit of their areas and constituencies, common …

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Rational thinking – key to economic analyses http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/08/rational-thinking-key-economic-analyses/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/08/rational-thinking-key-economic-analyses/#respond Sun, 07 Jan 2018 22:10:54 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=13134 We daily come across people making over-generalizations as to various economic factors. You daily encounter people saying that Pakistan’s economy is in doldrums and is about to sink or Pakistan’s economy is blooming like anything. Someone, sometimes, might have considered the actual economic figures before making such comments, while majority views are just to praise …

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Cement industry – opportunities and challenges for the sales team http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/12/25/cement-industry-opportunities-challenges-sales-team/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/12/25/cement-industry-opportunities-challenges-sales-team/#respond Sun, 24 Dec 2017 22:15:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=12842 Cement industry of Pakistan is experiencing consistent growth since 2011. This growth is attributed mainly to increase in national consumption, thanks to various infrastructure projects including CPEC. National Compound Annual Growth Rate of cement has been 7% in the last 5 years and 10.5% from the year 2014 to the year 2017. This trend of …

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