HUMAN CAPITAL

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Apr 27 - May 10, 2009

EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
(MILLION US $)
  JUL - JUN JUL - SEP OCT - DEC FEB MAR JUL - MAR
ITEM FY08r FY07r* FY09r FY08r* FY09r FY08r* FY09r FY09p FY09p FY08r*
Balance of Goods & Services -21302 -13881 -5339 -3867 -4626 -5573 -610 -865 -12464 -15640
Goods : Exports fob 20427 17278 5714 4607 4482 4696 1535 1466 14491 14466
Of which General merchandise Exports FOB 20207 17119 5636 4562 4430 4644 1524 1456 14328 14310
Exports of Services 3577 4140 1064 611 784 777 221 251 2633 2384
Transportation 1035 1102 280 255 310 274 103 107 901 768
Travel 264 277 58 65 54 66 16 18 166 203
Communication services 117 123 25 34 19 36 11 16 78 93
Construction services 37 74 7 11 15 6 0 2 25 26
Insurance services 54 30 21 9 13 6 3 4 43 30
Financial services 43 74 20 10 14 12 8 11 56 32
Computer & information services 154 104 48 30 52 38 14 16 143 106
Royalties and license fees 51 41 9 8 1 15 0 1 11 40
Other business services 444 459 108 83 130 124 35 38 347 312
Personal & cultural & recreational services 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2
Government services 1374 1854 488 106 176 199 31 36 861 772
Of which logistic support 655 1242 365 0 0 0 0 0 465 282
EXPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES 24004 21418 6778 5218 5266 5473 1756 1717 17124 16850
Goods : Imports fob 35472 26989 9836 6921 8018 8585 1892 2095 24001 25324
Of which General merchandise Importss FOB 35102 26614 9748 6832 7906 8487 1870 2074 23730 25044
Imports of Services 9834 8310 2281 2164 1874 2461 474 487 5587 7166
Transportation 3622 3177 1020 753 911 890 242 267 2689 2576
Travel 1578 1625 424 340 321 470 32 42 865 1194
Of which Exchange Cos. 1297 1352 364 308 166 304 22 22 601 956
Communication services 107 98 29 21 33 20 19 13 106 75
Construction services 56 60 10 14 26 12 8 7 54 36
Insurance services 152 126 33 56 36 34 12 13 101 119
Financial services 184 135 48 23 56 48 12 10 143 127
Computer & information services 129 90 30 30 22 41 15 9 83 96
Royalties and license fees 130 115 21 35 28 27 11 6 73 93
Of which: Exchange Cos. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other business services 3442 2557 585 788 378 826 95 88 1237 2574
Of which: Exchange Cos. 2504 1918 315 605 134 593 14 14 490 1947
Personal & cultural & recreational services 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Government services 432 327 81 104 63 92 28 32 236 275
IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES 45306 35299 12117 9085 9892 11046 2366 2582 29588 32490
Various sources


DISTRIBUTION OF THE LABOUR FORCE WITH FORMAL/VOCATIONAL TRAINING IN PAK
(%)
TYPE OF TRAINING 2005-06
Draftsman 2.2
Civil Engineering Technology 3
Electrical Engineering Technology 2.6
Mechanical Engineering Technology 3
Auto & Farm Machinery 0.8
Textile Technology 1.1
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 2.4
Diploma in Radio and T.V. 0.6
Electrician 9
Typing and Shorthand Course 1.9
Welding Course 1.6
Embroidery and Knitting Course 4.8
Plumbing and Pipe Fitting 0.7
Auto Mechanical Course 2.1
Driving Course 12.4
Computer Course 21
Others 12.9
Various Source

GROWTH IN LSM
(%)
MONTHS 2007-08 2008-09
July 5.29 ?4.47
August 8.54 ?6.86
September 7.69 ?6.41
October 8.08 ?2.17
November 4.22 ?7.57
December ?4.00 ?1.64
January 9.45 ?8.91
July-January 5.71 -5. 35
Various source : LSM: large scale manufacturing


GLOBAL COMPETITIVE INDEX RANKINGS - SOUTH ASIA 2007-08
COUNTRIES GCI 2007- 2008
Bangladesh 107
India 48
Nepal 114
Pakistan 92
Sri Lanka 70
Various Sources


UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN 2008
COUNTRIES RATE IN %
Afghanistan 40
Pakistan 7.5
India 7.2
Bangladesh 2.5
UK 5.4
USA 8.1
UAE 4
Sri lanka 6.3
Iran 11
Saudi Arabia 13
Source: CIA World Facebook


MONTH-WISE WORKERS' REMITTANCES (MN US $)
MONTHLY CASH INFLOW FY09 FY08 FY09 % CHANGE
July 627.21 495.69 26.53
Aug 592.3 489.51 21
Sep 660.35 516.05 27.96
Oct 466.13 580.24 -19.67
Nov 620.52 505.58 22.73
Dec 673.5 479.26 40.53
Jan 637.3 557.07 14.4
Feb 641.32 502.76 27.56
July-Feb 4,918.63 4,126.16 19.21
Monthly average for period July-Feb 614.83 515.77 19.21
Source : SBP
Cash Inflow (including FEBCs & FCBCs)