Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 21 Jul 2018 17:14:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 75% Of Major UK Companies Are Pessimistic About Brexit http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/17/75-of-major-uk-companies-are-pessimistic-about-brexit/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/17/75-of-major-uk-companies-are-pessimistic-about-brexit/#respond Tue, 17 Jul 2018 06:53:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18231 A Deloitte survey has found that 75 percent of major companies in the UK are now pessimistic about Brexit. The research is conducted quarterly and between June 3rd and 14th, 103 chief financial officers of major companies were polled on the UK’s complicated divorce with the EU. While 68 percent of them were downbeat about the post-Brexit business environment …

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Online Services Make Their Mark at the Emmys http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/17/online-services-make-their-mark-at-the-emmys/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/17/online-services-make-their-mark-at-the-emmys/#respond Tue, 17 Jul 2018 06:49:45 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18229 Aside from Netflix, which dominated the headlines after Thursday’s Emmy nominations, several other online video platforms have set their eyes on the biggest prize in television this year. Hulu, Amazon, YouTube and Vimeo all nabbed multiple nominations on Thursday and even Apple, whose video ambitions for Apple Music have been off to a slow start, …

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Where The World Lacks Confidence In Trump & Putin http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/17/where-the-world-lacks-confidence-in-trump-putin/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/17/where-the-world-lacks-confidence-in-trump-putin/#respond Tue, 17 Jul 2018 06:44:45 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18227 Helsinki is the final stop on President Trump’s incendiary and controversial trip to Europe. He is meeting Russia’s Vladimir Putin at a summit in the Finnish capital and even though both leaders have met on the sidelines of multilateral talks before, this is their first official summit. With the eyes of the world firmly fixed on the …

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Closing in on 100 Million Prime Members http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/17/closing-in-on-100-million-prime-members/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/17/closing-in-on-100-million-prime-members/#respond Tue, 17 Jul 2018 06:41:00 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18225 When Amazon introduced the Prime membership program in the United States in 2005, it gave members free two-day shipping as well as discounted one-day shipping rates for an annual fee of $79. A lot has changed since then. Amazon raised the membership fee to $99 in 2014 and to $119 this year and added a ton of …

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Shipping in the digital world – let the dream come true http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/shipping-in-the-digital-world-let-the-dream-come-true/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/shipping-in-the-digital-world-let-the-dream-come-true/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:42:45 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18092 Someone once said, ‘The ship of the future will be a floating computer’. It actually is going to be true, rather has become true to some extent. There are some who think the shipping industry has already embarked upon the digital revolution whereas some think it is still a long way to go before the …

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Economic prospects of Gwadar deep sea port under CPEC http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/economic-prospects-of-gwadar-deep-sea-port-under-cpec/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/economic-prospects-of-gwadar-deep-sea-port-under-cpec/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:41:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18095 Gwadar Port is located in southwestern Pakistan near the Iranian border. It is situated on the shores of the Arabian Sea in the city of Gwadar, located in the Pakistani province of Balochistan. The port is located 533 km from Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, and is approximately 120 km from the Iranian border. It is …

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Role of maritime training institute for better shipping for better future http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/role-of-maritime-training-institute-for-better-shipping-for-better-future/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/role-of-maritime-training-institute-for-better-shipping-for-better-future/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:40:15 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18180 The Maritime Training Institute, an awards winning Institution duly approved by the Govt. of Pakistan, affiliated with University of Karachi and an outreach campus of City of Glasgow College, of Scotland, UK to conduct and deliver Higher National Diploma Program and M.S in Shipping and Logistics. The Maritime Training Institute was formed in October 1998. …

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The potential of under developed sea ports of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/the-potential-of-under-developed-sea-ports-of-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/the-potential-of-under-developed-sea-ports-of-pakistan/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:39:48 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18098 Pakistan’s 1,200 kilometers lengthy coastline with the Arabian Sea is a god gifted area with natural harbors. It is a mid-sea section which joins the strategic oil line of the Persian Gulf with the Indian Ocean. Pakistan has three big sea ports named as Karachi Port, Muhammad Bin Qasim Port and Gwadar Port. Port of Muhammad …

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Gwadar port setting out vision for future Balochistan growth http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/gwadar-port-setting-out-vision-for-future-balochistan-growth/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/gwadar-port-setting-out-vision-for-future-balochistan-growth/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:38:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18104 Gwadar Port is set to bring least developed Balochistan into the economic mainstream of Pakistan and the whole Asian region. It will catalyze the development process in the province bringing it at par with other provinces. Development of an integrated transport system and future road and rail links to Central Asian Republics (CARs) and rest …

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Boom in economic activities through Gwadar deep-sea port http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/boom-in-economic-activities-through-gwadar-deep-sea-port/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/16/boom-in-economic-activities-through-gwadar-deep-sea-port/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:37:55 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18133 It is dichotomous to compare Chabahar port of Iran with Gwadar deep-sea port of Pakistan. Iran, India, Afghanistan as well as Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan would primarily benefit from Chabahar port, located on the Makran coast of Sistan and Balochistan province, if it gets going provided that the recent development particularly the sanctions imposed by the …

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