LAW AND ORDER

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Aug
 03 - 09, 2009

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-June 5.71 -8.00
Various source
LSM: large scale manufacturing

GDP GROWTH RATE IN PAKISTAN

YEARS GDP (%)
2002-03 4.7
2003-04 7.5
2004-05 8.6
2005-06 6.6
2006-07 6.8
2007-08 5.8
2008-09 2.0
Source: FBS

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:

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

ANNUAL FATALITIES IN TERRORIST VIOLENCE IN PAKISTAN

YEARS CIVILIANS SECURITY FORCE PERSONNEL TERRORISTS/
INSURGENTS
TOTAL
2003 140 24 25 189
2004 435 184 244 863
2005 430 81 137 648
2006 608 325 538 1471
2007 1523 597 1479 3599
2008 2155 654 3906 6715
2009 1385 616 4774 6775
Total 6695 2481 11104 20260
Various Sources

KARACHI STOCK EXCHANGE IN 2009

DATE 30 SHARE INDEX 100 SHARE INDEX ACTIVE PLUS MINUS UNCHANGED
2-Jan 5,341.22 5,793.57 241 166 71 4
30-Jan 5,195.81 5,377.42 271 183 69 19
6-Feb 5,634.78 5,597.44 271 123 138 10
27-Feb 5,896.83 5,727.46 219 131 81 7
6-Mar 6,001.36, 5,748.10 274 90 171 13
27 Mar 7,340.33, 6,803.46 354 232 107 15
3 Apr 8,064.16 7,432.88 351 280 60 11
24 Apr 8,295.84 7,620.87 317 225 75 17
8 May 7,602.13 7,129.51 316 176 126 14
29 May 7,862.85 7,276.61 293 135 141 17
5 Jun 7,314.11 6,894.62 275 143 120 12
26 Jun 7,603.08 7,163.04 312 160 129 23
3 Jul 7,993.29 7,471.28 288 97 160, 31
24 Jul 8,364.48 7,783.40 372 176 180 16
Various Source


BALANCE OF TRADE
(Million US $)

EXPORTS (F.O.B.) IMPORTS (F.O.B) BALANCE OF TRADE
PERIOD VALUE CUMULATIVE GR VALUE CUMULATIVE GR
Jul-08 P 1,979 1,979 -1.5 3,342 3,342 -4.7 -1,363
Aug-08 P 1,773 3,752 -10.4 3,150 6,492 -5.8 -1,377
Sep-08 P 1,959 5,712 10.5 3,697 10,189 17.4 -1,738
Oct-08 P 1,420 7,132 -27.5 3,229 13,418 -12.7 -1,809
Nov-08 P 1,604 8,736 12.9 2,248 15,666 -30.4 -644
Dec-08 P 1,464 10,200 -8.7 2,503 18,169 11.3 -1,039
Jan-09 P 1,279 11,479 -12.7 2,140 20,309 -14.5 -861
Feb-09 P 1,511 12,989 18.1 1,877 22,187 -12.3 -367
Mar-09 P 1,450 14,440 -4 2,217 24,403 18.1 -766
Apr-09 P 1,487 15,926 2.5 2,349 26,752 6 -862
May-09 P 1,489 17,415 0.2 2,028 28,780 -13.7 -539
Jun-09 P 1,807 19,222 21.3 2,936 31,716 44.8 -1,129
Various sources
P: Provisional
GR: Growth Rate

AVERAGE JULY JUNE OVER SAME PERIOD OF PREVIOUS YEAR (%)
INDEX 2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007
CPI 20.77 12.00 7.77
SPI 23.41 16.81 10.82
WPI 18.19 16.41 6.94
Various Sources