PAK- CHINA RELATIONSHIP

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Nov 24 - 30, 2008

PAKISTAN'S EXPORT BY REGION AND COUNTRIES
VALUE IN '000' $
REGIONS/
COUNTRIES
JULY-JUNE 2007-08 JULY-JUNE 2006-07 CHANGE
VALUE %
CHINA 684,793 575,903 108,890 18.91
HONG KONG 521,643 653,903 (132,260) (20.23)
JAPAN 137,279 124,091 13,188 10.63
KOREA DP REP 367 1,055 (688) (65.21)
KOREA REP OF (S.KOREA) 200,045 174,087 25,958 14.91
MACAO 256 290 (34) (11.72)
MANGOLIA 52 57 (5) (8.77)
AFGHANISTAN 1,143,663 753,939 389,724 51.69
AZERBAIJAN 6,514 6,535 (21) (0.32)
BANGLADESH 341,958 261,947 80,011 30.54
BHUTAN 21 34 (13) (38.24)
INDIA 254,858 342,918 (88,060) (25.68)
KAZAKHSTAN 8,250 8,037 213 2.65
KYRGYZSTAN 1,738 768 970 126.30
MALDIVES 4,512 3,646 866 23.75
NEPAL 783 1,631 (848) (51.99)
SRI LANKA 214,582 200,605 13,977 6.97
TAJIKISTAN 171 424 (253) (59.67)
TURKMENISTAN 1,004 1,009 (5) (0.50)
UZBEKISTAN 2,787 2,055 732 35.62
Source: TDAP


CAMPRISON OF CHINA & PAKISTAN
INDICATORS CHINA PAKISTAN
Population (Million) 1326 165
GDP Per Capita (US$) 2915 995
Real GDP % Change 9.5 5.8
Inflation 5% 24.64%
Current A/C Balance (US$) Billion 422.86 -11.57
External Debt (US$ Billion) 416.90 43.34
Official Foreign Exchange Reserves (US$) Billion 1901.11 6.74
Various sources


CHINA TRADE WITH COUNTRIES AND REGIONS
UNIT: US$ 100 MILLION
ITEM COUNTRY/
REGION
IMPORTS & EXPORTS EXPORTS IMPORTS TRADE BALANCE
VALUE INCREASE % VALUE INCREASE % VALUE INCREASE % 2007 2006
Japan 529.02 15.09 232.66 10.95 296.36 18.56 -63.70 -40.26
Korea 352.18 20.40 120.80 28.98 231.38 16.36 -110.58 -105.18
DPRK 3.32 11.85 2.03 -2.44 1.29 45.30 0.74 1.19
ASEAN 430.98 24.81 190.55 29.29 240.43 21.46 -49.89 -50.57
Singapore 101.94 9.50 60.30 18.36 41.64 -1.22 18.67 8.80
Malaysia 97.99 25.72 35.55 25.98 62.44 25.58 -26.89 -21.50
Thailand 75.24 29.24 25.79 33.36 49.46 27.20 -23.67 -19.55
Philippine 66.02 35.97 14.77 31.74 51.25 37.24 -36.48 -26.13
Indonesia 55.28 38.68 26.92 46.47 28.36 32.02 -1.44 -3.10
Vietnam 28.02 34.39 21.38 47.09 6.64 5.16 14.74 8.22
India 82.22 56.90 46.58 68.82 35.64 43.65 10.94 2.78
Pakistan 13.38 31.45 10.93 36.32 2.46 13.44 8.47 5.85
Bengal 7.37 4.48 7.12 4.08 0.25 17.12 6.86 6.62
Sri Lanka 2.87 19.67 2.77 19.96 0.10 12.29 2.66 2.22
Nepal 0.71 46.99 0.66 41.88 0.05 176.57 0.61 0.45
Maldives 0.04 -20.87 0.04 -12.38 0.00 -93.55 0.04 0.04
Bhutan 0.00 -21.54 0.00 -23.12 0.00 300.90 0.00 0.00
Iran 43.73 31.63 16.30 56.10 27.43 20.42 -11.13 -12.34
Turkey 21.03 43.81 18.87 41.21 2.16 71.50 16.71 12.11
Afghanistan 0.33 70.98 0.33 70.97 0.00 80.61 0.33 0.19
Asia Total 1492.03 21.90 651.66 24.52 840.37 19.94 -188.72 -177.29
U.S.A 667.19 19.95 507.02 20.40 160.17 18.55 346.85 286.00
EU 745.37 30.51 508.06 35.00 237.31 21.83 270.75 181.55
Hong Kong 413.92 24.72 388.06 26.35 25.85 4.55 362.21 282.41
Global 4577.09 23.27 2520.77 27.76 2056.31 18.18 464.46 233.09
Source: English Site of Department of Asian Affairs


COMMODITIES WISE PRODUCTS EXPORT FROM PAKISTAN TO CHINA

VALUE IN 000 $

PRODUCT INCREASE PRODUCT DECREASE
COMMODITIES JULY-JUNE COMMODITIES JULY-JUNE
2007-08 2006-07 VAR. 2007-08 2006-07 VAR.
Leather tanned 41,470 34,612 6,858 Cotton yarn 307,269 329,247 (21,978)
Fish & fish prep. 41,158 30,263 10,895 Cotton fabrics 45,598 49,972 (4,374)
Oil seeds/nuts & kern. 7,883 975 6,908 Chemical & prod. 11,872 21,870 (9,998)
Guar & guar prod. 7,310 3,833 3,477 Engneering goods 2,083 2,654 (571)
Marble & onyx manuf. 6,746 3,661 3,085 Cutlery 1,707 1,760 (53)
Raw cotton 4,558 50 4,508 Artsilk & synt. Tex. 868 1,433 (565)
Tents & convas 3,860 35 3,825 Yarn oth. Than c.yarn 703 2,904 (2,201)
Metal manufacture 2,260 2,121 139 Madeups art. Of tex. 520 595 (75)
Surgical instruments 1,716 1,383 333 Readymade garments 330 496 (166)
Sports goods 1,502 840 662 Leather clothing 286 745 (459)
Cotton bags/ sacks 641 523 118 Knitwear ( hosiery ) 255 311 (56)
Rice 567 185 382 Bed wear 165 414 (249)
Fruits 549 43 506 Carpets 150 318 (168)
Leather gloves 253 229 24 Knitted/croa. Fab. 72 425 (353)
Footwear 193 25 168 Towels 51 62 (11)
Precious & prec.stone 53 15 38 Vegetables 19 73 (54)
Others commodities 192,110 83,202 108,908 Other leather manf. 16 456 (440)
        Jewellery gold - 173 (173)
Source: TDAP


PAKISTAN'S IMPORT FROM ASIAN REGION
(VALUE IN 000 $)
REGIONS/
COUNTRIES
2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 % CHANGE 2005-06 % CHANGE 2006-07 % CHANGE
China 839005 1153514 1842775 59.75315 2705987 46.84305 3533794 30.5917
Japan 804201 936263 1448807 54.74359 1839866 26.99179 1739623 -5.44839
Malaysia 566981 602554 678479 12.60053 708498 4.424455 945304 33.4237
Singapore 426561 491316 373322 -24.0159 463211 24.07814 481972 4.05021
South Korea 337074 380484 554811 45.81717 616653 11.1465 671206 8.84663
Indonesia 258019 357620 574853 60.74409 758057 31.86971 846572 11.6766
India 166571 382122 547458 43.26786 802002 46.49562 1235866 54.0976
Hong Kong 157110 146157 94642 -35.2463 163682 72.94859 193188 18.0264
Sri Lanka 38243 48388 44813 -7.3882 71288 59.07884 63377 -11.0972
Bangladesh 32638 45918 61111 33.08724 64569 5.658556 58385 -9.57735
Afghanistan 34809 47441 38993 -17.8074 47527 21.88598 76230 60.393
others 435072 535246 804531 50.31051 1106196 37.49576 1129059 2.06681
Source: Ministry of Finance


ECONOMY RANKS OF PAK-CHINA & INDIA IN 2008
BUDGET EXPENDITURES
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
7 China $634,600,000,000
18 India $182,400,000,000
55 Pakistan $29,740,000,000
BUDGET REVENUES
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
7 China $640,600,000,000
23 India $145,200,000,000
58 Pakistan $23,170,000,000
CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
1 China $363,300,000,000
146 Pakistan -$6,477,000,000
153 India -$18,530,000,000
ECONOMIC AID - RECIPIENT
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
12 China $1,757,000,000
13 India $1,724,000,000
14 Pakistan $1,666,000,000
ELECTRICITY - CONSUMPTION (KWH)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
2 China 2,859,000,000,000
8 India 488,500,000,000
36 Pakistan 67,060,000,000
ELECTRICITY - PRODUCTION (KWH)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
3 China 2,866,000,000,000
6 India 661,600,000,000
33 Pakistan 89,820,000,000
EXPORTS
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
3 China $1,221,000,000,000
27 India $140,800,000,000
67 Pakistan $20,580,000,000
GDP - COMPOSITION BY SECTOR - AGRICULTURE (%)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
50 Pakistan 19.60
61 India 16.60
77 China 11.00
GDP - COMPOSITION BY SECTOR - INDUSTRY (%)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
19 China 49.50
82 India 28.40
89 Pakistan 26.80
GDP - COMPOSITION BY SECTOR - SERVICES (%)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
96 India 55.00
101 Pakistan 53.70
139 China 39.50
IMPORTS
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
4 China $917,400,000,000
18 India $224,100,000,000
52 Pakistan $30,990,000,000
INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION GROWTH RATE (%)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
6 China 12.90
9 India 10.00
24 Pakistan 6.80
INFLATION RATE (CONSUMER PRICES)(%)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
39 Pakistan 6.90
46 India 5.90
55 China 4.70
NATURAL GAS - CONSUMPTION (CU M)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
12 China 55,600,000,000
20 India 34,470,000,000
26 Pakistan 29,540,000,000
OIL - CONSUMPTION (BBL / DAY)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
3 China 7,000,000
7 India 2,438,000
36 Pakistan 345,000
POPULATION BELOW POVERTY LINE (%)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
56 India 25.00
57 Pakistan 24.00
83 China 10.00
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (%)
RANK COUNTRY TOTAL
72 Pakistan 7.50
74 India 7.20
84 China 6.10