Transportation – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:19:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Overview of auto sector of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/overview-of-auto-sector-of-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/overview-of-auto-sector-of-pakistan/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:56:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24455 Transportation plays a very important role in the development of a society as the demand for transportation increases along with development. It is one of the major industrial sectors of an economy. Over the years, Pakistan has achieved reasonable economic growth with the stable unemployment rate and a rise in foreign investments in recent years …

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Highs and lows for the automotive sector last year http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/highs-and-lows-for-the-automotive-sector-last-year/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/highs-and-lows-for-the-automotive-sector-last-year/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:55:45 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24434 Automotive manufacturing sector is the backbone of engineering spectrum in any country but when compared to many developed countries, our automotive sector is still at infancy level. In Pakistan, automobile sector is mainly lead by the Japanese manufacturers i.e. Honda, Toyota, Suzuki, Yamaha, yet due to the implementation of Automotive Development Policy (ADP 2016 -2021) …

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Strengthening Japanese currency keeping auto sales under pressure http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/strengthening-japanese-currency-keeping-auto-sales-under-pressure/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/strengthening-japanese-currency-keeping-auto-sales-under-pressure/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:54:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24460 Automobile sales were up nominally in December 2018, as against 17%YoY decline in November 2018, sales were up 11%MoM. This is the first time in 12 years (since December 2005) that sales have increased in December on MoM basis. This brings 1HFY19 sales number to 120,066 units, down by 3%YoY. This is also the first …

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Time to make Balochistan heaven of auto and allied sector http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/time-to-make-balochistan-heaven-of-auto-and-allied-sector/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/time-to-make-balochistan-heaven-of-auto-and-allied-sector/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:53:26 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24462 Govt must support private sector to set up assembling units in Gwadar Sector has been growing at 8pc a year and is on track to reach $31bn this year Automobile is an export driven-industry providing lucrative investment opportunities for foreign investors. Though Pakistan automobile market witnessed a rapid growth and hefty expansion over the past …

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Top upcoming car manufacturers in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/top-upcoming-car-manufacturers-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/top-upcoming-car-manufacturers-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:52:11 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24436 The auto policy 2016-21 indeed seems to be revolutionary for the automobile industry and it seems that the monopoly of local Japanese automakers will soon end in Pakistan. Many new automakers are entering Pakistani market and ready to give tough competition to the existing ones namely; Toyota, Honda, and Suzuki. Following are the new companies …

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New entrants in the auto sector of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/new-entrants-in-the-auto-sector-of-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/new-entrants-in-the-auto-sector-of-pakistan/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:51:24 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24453 Pakistan, a country with over 208 million population with educated middle class, is focus of attention of the automobile investors of the world. A recent development reveals that the world’s renowned auto brands are flexing their muscles to make their way to Pakistan and explore the untapped market which is solely dominated by the Japanese …

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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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