The paradigm of auto industry experienced
major changes with the introduction of new producers in the market. So far Suzuki is
considered to be the sole market leader for small car segment, Toyota and Honda has been
competing for the high price segment of the market. Dewan Farooque Motors and Daihatsu has
given the new dimension to the market which will certainly effect the future face of the
auto industry. Auto industry in Pakistan is facing many problems due to inconsistent
government policies and many other reasons.
STOCK MARKET CRISES
The second half of
May witnessed last minute salvage of a member and auction of the card of another member in
Karachi and suspension of cards of six members in Lahore. Many analysts have been
expressing their apprehensions and warning about the inflating bubble and its possible
burst any time. Whatever happened was the logical outcome of the apathy of the regulators.
OIL AND GAS
This week we are publishing an exclusive interview
of Usman Aminuddin, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources. The Minister appeared
highly optimistic that deregulated Oil and Gas sector will go a long way in reforming the
sector. The ultimate objective is the privatization of this sector at good prices.