has a unique geographic and strategic location in Asia. It is situated
at the crossroads of West, Central and South Asia and provides access
to the warm waters of the Arabian Sea. With the fast growing markets
in South Asia and East Asia, the availability and security of energy
supplies to these countries is critical for their economic
development. Due to its strategic location and the strength of its
well-developed energy sector, Pakistan has the potential to emerge as
a leading transit country in international energy trade in Asia.
The senior representatives of
European Union (EU) have given positive signals regarding investment climate in
Pakistan. Kurt Juul EU Ambassador in Pakistan and the French Ambassador Yannick
Gerard said that their visit and meetings with banking sector, business
representatives and Universities are enough to indicate the confidence the EU
has in Pakistan.
another service being offered by Central Depository Company is Delivery vs.
Payment (DvP). It is a bilateral transaction in which cash and securities are
transferred simultaneously from one account to another in the CDS. As the
transfer of cash and securities is simultaneous, the settlement risk is
eliminated altogether making DvP a secure transaction.