NFC AWARD / NATIONAL RESOURCES

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Sep
 07 - 13, 2009

NATIONAL FINANCE COMMITTEE (NFC) AWARDS

PROVINCIAL SHARE IN THE 1970 AWARD
Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
56.50% 23.50% 15.50% 4.50%
PROVINCIAL SHARE IN THE 1974 AWARD
Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
60.25% 22.50% 13.39% 3.86%
PROVINCIAL SHARE, 1979 AWARD
Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
57.97% 23.34% 13.39% 5.30%
PROVINCIAL SHARE, 1990 AWARD
Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
57.88% 23.28% 13.54% 5.30%
SPECIAL ANNUAL GRANT TO PROVINCES IN 4TH NFC, 1990 (Rs Mn)
Amount/Years Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
Amount 1000 700 200 100
Next Years 3 5 3 3
MATCHING GRANTS UNDER THE 1996 AWARD (RS Mn)
Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
500 500 100 100
PERCENTAGE PROVINCIAL SHARE, 1996 AWARD
Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
57.88 23.28 13.54 5.30
SPECIAL ANNUAL GRANT TO PROVINCES IN THE 5TH NFC AWARD (Rs Bn)
Amount/Years Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
Amount - - 3.31* 4.08*
Next Years - - 5 5
* To be adjusted for inflation.
PERCENTAGE PROVINCIAL SHARE, 2006 AWARD
Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan
57.36 23.71 13.82 5.11
Various sources

COMPETITIVENESS INDEX OF PAK

INDICATORS

RANKING

2007-08 2008-09
Overall Competitiveness 92 101
Infrastructure 72 85
Labour Market Efficiency 113 121
Financial Market Sophistication 65 71
Technological Readiness 89 100
Innovation & Sophistication Factors 78 85
Various sources (Ranking among 131 countries)

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

FDI IN PAKISTAN
($ mn )

YEARS FDI
2001-02 484.7
2002-03 798
2003-04 979.9
2004-05 1524
2005-06 3521
2006-07 5139.6
2007-08 5152.8
2008-09 3,721.80
Various Sources

SPECIAL GRANTS TO PROVINCES UNDER THE 2006 AWARD
(Rs Bn)

PROVINCES 2005-06 2006-07
Punjab 3.05
Sindh 5.83
NWFP 3.9 9.71
Balochistan 4.8 9.16
Total 8.7 27.75
Various Sources

PROVINCIAL LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATES (%)

PROVINCE 2006-07 2007-08
Punjab 48.5 46.6
Sindh 42.7 45.5
NWFP 36.3 39.8
Balochistan 43.6 41.8

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

EXTRACTION OF PRINCIPAL MINERALS

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JULY-MARCH

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MINERALS UNIT OF QUANTITY 2007-08 2007-08 2008-09 %
Coal Mn Tonnes 4.1 2.9 3.0 3.4
Natural Gas Min.Cu.M 41.2 30.8 30.9 0.3
Crude Oil Min.Barrels 25.6 19.2 19.3 0.5
Chromite 000Tonnes 114.8 69.0 81.0 18.1
Dolomite 000Tonnes 359.9 258.5 246.5 -4.6
Gypsum 000Tonnes 660.4 495.0 532.0 6.5
Limestone 000Tonnes 31.8 24.1 24.5 1.6
Magnesite 000Tonnes 3.9 3.7 1.8 -51.3
Rock Salt 000 Tonnes 1849.2 1377.0 1380.0 0.2
Sulphur 000 Tonnes 29.5 22.2 19.9 -10.3
Baryte 000 Tonnes 49.9 37.0 46.0 24.3

NO. OF UNIVERSITIES IN PAKISTAN

REGION UNIVERSITIES PUBLIC PRIVATE
AJK 3 1 2
Balochistan 7 5 2
Islamabad 17 14 3
Northern Areas 1 1  -
NWFP 22 13 9
Punjab 36 20 16
Sindh 38 13 25
Total 124 67 57

PRODUCTION OF FERTILIZERS, VEGETABLE GHEE, SUGAR AND CEMENT
(JULY-MARCH) (000 tones)

FERTILIZERS

YEAR UREA SP AN AS NITRO PHOSPHATE VEGETABLE GHEE SUGAR CEMENT
2007-08 3660.5 114.8 246.0 - 239.6 862 4351 19364
2008-09 P 3652.4 143.2 245.7 - 218.4 791 3206 20277
P: Provisional
AN: Ammonium Nitrate, SP: Super Phosphate, AS: Ammonium Sulphate