INVESTMENT CLIMATE IN PAKISTAN

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
June 8 - 14, 2009

COUNTRY WISE FDI INFLOWS
(mn $)

COUNTRY

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2007-08 (Jul-Apr)

2008-09 (Jul-Apr)

USA 325.9 516.7 913.1 1,309.3 1,161.4 745.2
UK 181.5 244.0 860.1 460.2 304.8 220.2
U.A.E 367.5 1,424.5 661.5 588.6 535.3 170.2
Japan 45.2 57.0 64.4 131.2 100.3 65.2
Hong Kong 32.3 24.0 32.6 339.8 121.3 124.4
Switzerland 137.5 170.6 174.7 169.3 141.4 210.4
Saudi Arabia 18.4 277.8 103.5 46.2 37.0 (55.6)
Germany 13.1 28.6 78.9 69.6 61.7 60.4
Korea(South) 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.2 0.8 0.9
Norway 31.4 252.6 25.1 275.0 154.8 91.9
China 0.4 1.7 712.0 13.7 13.2 (69.7)
Others 369.3 521.9 1,512.2 1,748.7 1,087.1 1,641.9
Total 1523.9 3521.0 5139.6 5,152.8 3,719.1 3,205.4
Privatization Proceeds 363.0 1540.3 266.4 133.2 133.2 0.0
FDI Excl. Pvt. Proceeds 1,160.9 1,980.7 4,873.2 5,019.6 3,585.9 3,205.4
Various source:
Excl: Excluding.

SECTOR WISE FDI INFLOWS
(mn $)

SECTOR

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2007-08 (July-Apr)

2008-09 (July-Apr)

Oil & Gas  193.8 312.7 545.1 634.8 509.4 612.1
Financial Business 269.4 329.2 930.3 1,607.6 997.1 680.9
Textiles 39.3 47.0 59.4 30.1 25.1 28.4
Trade 52.1 118.0 172.1 175.5 139.6 147.7
Construction 42.7 89.5 157.1 88.5 77.2 76.8
Power 73.4 320.6 193.4 70.3 52.2 80.2
Chemical 51.0 62.9 46.1 78.0 66.5 58.0
Transport 10.6 18.4 30.2 73.0 6.0 0.5
Communication 517.6 1,937.7 1,898.7 1,625.3 1,164.9 828.5
Others 274.0 285.0 1,107.2 769.7 681.1 692.3
Total 1,523.9 3,521.0 5,139.6 5,152.8 3,719.1 3,205.4
Privatization Proceeds 363.0 1,540.3 266.4 133.2 133.2 -
FDI Excl. Pvt. Proceeds 1160.9 1980.7 4873.2 5,019.6 3,585.9 3,205.4
Various source:
Excl: Excluding.
Communication including IT&Telecom.

TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY AND SHARE OF HYDROPOWER

COUNTRY

TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY (MW)

CAPACITY FROM HYDRO (MW)

HYDRO CAPACITY AS A % OF TOTAL

Bhutan 1,505 1,488 98.9 %
Nepal 615 561 91.2 %
Pakistan 17,369 6,444 37.1 %
India 143,311 35,909 25.1 %
Various source

FOREIGN INVESTMENT INFLOWS IN PAKISTAN
(mn $)

YEAR 

GREENFIELD INV.

PRIVATIZATION PROCEEDS

TOTAL FDI

PRIVATE PORTFOLIO INV.

PUBLIC PORTFOLIO INV.

TOTAL FOREIGN INV.

2004-05  1,161 363 1,524.00 153 458 2,134.60
2005-06  1,981 1,540 3,521.00 351 613 4,485.00
2006-07  4,873.20 266 5,139.60 1,820 1,468.30 8,428.20
2007-08 5,019.60 133.2 5,152.80 19.3 20.8 5,193.00
2008-09 (July-Apr) 3,205.40 - 3,205.40 -451.50 -541.00 2,212.90
Various source:
Inv: Investment 

DIRECT AND PORTFOLIO INVESTMENT
(mn$)

COUNTRY

2008-2009(July-Apr)

DIRECT

PORTFOLIO

TOTAL

PRIVATE

PUBLIC

USA 745.2 -278.5 466.7
Mauritius 320.7 2.7 323.4
Singapore 246.2 -35.2 211.0
Malaysia 221.3 - 221.3
UK 220.2 -74.7 145.5
Switzerland 210.4 -39.6 170.8
UAE 170.2 9.3 179.5
Norway 91.9 - 91.9
Hong Kong 124.4 -35.5 88.9
Australia 78.6 -11.6 67.0
Other  776.3 47.6 823.9
Debt Securities - - -541.0 -
GDRs 0.0
Total 3,205.4 -415.5 -541.0 2,212.9
Various source:

BHASHA DAM SPECIFICATIONS

Dam Type Zoned earth-rockfill with central core
Location 315 km upstream of Tarbela dam; 165 km downstream of Gligit and 40km downstream of Chilas.
Height 200 metres (660 feet) above river bed
Length of crest 3,018 feet
Reservoir Area 27,700 acres
Catchment Area 152,100 km2
Gross Head 145 metres (476 feet)
Average Flow 1,970 m3/sec (69,600 ft3/sec)
Design Flood Discharge 19,300 m3/sec (682,000 cusecs)
Total Storage Capacity 9.0 km3 (7.3 MAF)
Live Storage Capacity 7.0 km3 (5.7 MAF)
Total Volume of Dam 58 million yards3
Total Volume of Fill 44 million m3
Installed Cap. (Hydropower) 4,500MW from 12 Units
Energy Generated 19.00 GWh
Cement Required 12mn tons
Various source