Transportation – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:17:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Pakistan offers enormous investment opportunities in warehousing and logistics http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/04/23/pakistan-offers-enormous-investment-opportunities-warehousing-logistics/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/04/23/pakistan-offers-enormous-investment-opportunities-warehousing-logistics/#respond Sun, 22 Apr 2018 21:35:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=16020 Agriculture sector is the prime mover of Pakistan’s economy. It contributes 20% share to country’s total GDP, employs 42% of labor force and provides livelihood to 66% of the population. Pakistan has lately joined club of wheat exporting country. The country is among the top five cotton producing countries and a major exporter of rice. …

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Investment opportunities are galore in the auto sector of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/investment-opportunities-galore-auto-sector-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/investment-opportunities-galore-auto-sector-pakistan/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 22:05:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14426 Plenty of interest has been exhibited by the auto sectors of many countries in Pakistan over the period of particularly last two years, may be because of the Automotive Development Policy 2016–21. Pakistan with a population of over 208 million is the fifth most-populous country in the world. Pakistan currently has around 13 cars per …

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Automotive industry in Pakistan lacks comprehensive policy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/automotive-industry-pakistan-lacks-comprehensive-policy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/automotive-industry-pakistan-lacks-comprehensive-policy/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 22:00:03 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14428 The automotive industry of Pakistan often attracts a lot of criticism for operating as a cartel and charging high price. There is an urgent need to bring down cost of production, boosting sale through soft-term financing and improving quality of roads for minimizing wear and tear. Indigenization is a positive policy but the objective just …

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Auto, logistics and agro-processing industry set to make big gains under CPEC frame http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/auto-logistics-agro-processing-industry-set-make-big-gains-cpec-frame/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/auto-logistics-agro-processing-industry-set-make-big-gains-cpec-frame/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 21:55:27 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14404 Pakistan is one of the fastest growing economies in the region and that is a good sign for the auto industry as well. Pakistan’s automobile industry is likely to double the annual car assembling to half a million units within the next 10 years if economic policies remain consistent and interest rate continues to bolster …

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Used car imports, local sales on the rise http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/used-car-imports-local-sales-rise/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/used-car-imports-local-sales-rise/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 21:50:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14430 The overall volume of imported used vehicles grew 65 percent to 76,635 units in 2017 from 46,500 units a year ago, data showed. Imports of used cars and minivans surged to 65,723 units in 2017, rose almost 70 percent from 38,676 units a year ago, latest data released by the auto industry shows. The arrival …

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Policy change key to boost two-wheeler manufacturing http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/policy-change-key-boost-two-wheeler-manufacturing/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/policy-change-key-boost-two-wheeler-manufacturing/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 21:45:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14397 Pakistan direly needs a comprehensive auto policy especially in the two-wheeler segment that could attract new foreign manufacturer and create a healthy competitive business environment. Presently, the country is a Japanese-dominated market. Volkswagen, the Germany’s biggest and the world’s second largest automobile manufacturer in terms of market share, has shown its willingness to do business …

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Scarcity of locally assembled small vehicles http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/scarcity-locally-assembled-small-vehicles/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/scarcity-locally-assembled-small-vehicles/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 21:40:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14408 Pakistan is a developing market for automobiles and its allied industry. The automobile industry plays a vital role in economic growth having enormous investment opportunities. The automobile industry in Pakistan includes companies manufacturing passenger cars, buses, trucks, pickups, vans, trucks, rickshaws and motorcycles, etc. The creativity of Pakistani designers is marvelous that they designed the …

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Pakistan’s light truck market segment wide open for investment http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/pakistans-light-truck-market-segment-wide-open-investment/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/pakistans-light-truck-market-segment-wide-open-investment/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 21:35:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14406 Investments from China and other foreign companies likely to give boost to commercial truck and pickup sector. Pakistan is currently going through a transition phase in the automobile sector, with the approval of the latest Auto Policy 2016-2021. According to the policy, new investors can set up their production plants in Pakistan and boost import …

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Future vision of Pakistan’s automotive industry http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/future-vision-pakistans-automotive-industry/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/future-vision-pakistans-automotive-industry/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 21:30:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14446 Pakistan is a rising market for automobile and allied industries. The type of these industries plays a pivotal role within the large-scale manufacturing sectors in arousing economic growth. Pakistan occupies an eminent place among the automobile producing countries Pakistan’s automotive industry is one of the oldest in the Asian countries. The industry started production of …

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CPEC’s growth, crops revival bring tractor industry delight http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/cpecs-growth-crops-revival-bring-tractor-industry-delight/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/03/05/cpecs-growth-crops-revival-bring-tractor-industry-delight/#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 21:25:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=14432 In the first seven months of the current fiscal year, tractor sales rose 45 percent year-on-year to 38,173 units, according to data of the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA). The lion’s share went to two main sellers, namely Massey Ferguson and Fiat, which sold 23,263 and 14,776 tractors, respectively. The reasons behind rising sales are …

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