COST OF DOING BUSINESS

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Jan 18 - 24, 2010

COST OF INDUSTRIAL LAND IN PAKISTAN DURING 2008
(Cost per sq. meter)

LOCATION RUPEES US$ LOCATION RUPEES US$
Islamabad 8,610 - 11,840 144-197

SINDH SMALL INDUSTRIAL ESTATES

PUNJAB SMALL INDUSTRIAL ESTATES

Dadu 90 1.43
Jhelum 598 9.52 Hyderabad 244 3.88
Gujarkhan 359 5.71 Badin 90 1.4
Chakwal 359 5.71 Thatta 90 1.43
Taxila 526 8.38 Hala 179 2.85
Gujranwala-II 957 15.23 Sehwan 90 1.43
Kasur 718 11.43 Mirpur Khas 90 1.43
Lahore 6,459 102.85 Tando Adam 173 2.75
Daska 478 7.61 Sangher 90 1.43
Faisalabad 2,249 35.81 Nawabshah 90 1.43
Sargodha 359 5.71 Gambat 116 1.84
Sahiwal 3,828 60.95 Rohri 150 2.38
Mian Channu 263 4.18 Larkana 244 3.88
Khanewal 359 5.71 Shikarpur 90 1.43
Bahawalpur 660 10.5 Kandhkot 90 1.43
Sunder 1,046 16.65 Sukkur 244 3.88

NWFP SMALL INDUSTRIAL ESTATES

BALOCHISTAN SMALL INDUSTRIAL ESTATES

Peshawar 297 4.72 Gwader 371 5.9
Hattar 297 4.72 Winder Ind. Trading Estate 75 1.19
Gadoon Amazai 148 2.35 Uthal Industrial Estate Phase-I 74 1.17
D.I Khan 105 1.67 Gadani (marble city) 297 4.72
Nowshera 210 3.34 Hub Ind. & Trading Estate 300 4.77
EPZs 395 6.28 Quetta Industrial & Trading Estate 250 3.98
. Industrial Estate Dera Murad Jamali 300 4.77

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

3,721.8


WAGES RATES IN PAKISTAN DURING 2008 (PER MONTH RATES)
SALARIES & BENEFITS (EXECUTIVES) RUPEES US $
Managing Director 287500 - 575000 4578.05 - 9156.05
General Manager 143750 - 316250 2289.00- 5035.82
Senior Manager 86250 -172500 1373.40-2746.81
Manager 57500 - 103500 915.60- 1648.08
Deputy Manager 34500 - 80500 549.36-1281.84
System Analyst 34500 - 80500 549.36 - 1281.84
Programmer 23000 - 57500 366.24- 915.60
SALARIES & BENEFITS (NON EXECUTIVES) RUPEES US $
Foreman 13800-17250 219.74- 274.68
Supervisor 10350 - 13800 164.80 -219.74
Electronic Data Processing Supervisor 13800- 17250 219.74 - 274.68
Boiler man 11500 -13800 183.12 - 219.74
Electrician 11500- 13800 183.12- 219.74
Clerk/Typist 6900- 8050 109.87 - 128.18
Data Entry Operator 6900 - 8050 109.87- 128.18
Security Guard 5750- 7475 91.56 -119.02
Driver 5750 -9200 91.56 -146.49
Un-skilled worker 4600 -6325 73.24 - 99.28
Average total remuneration in manufacturing sector :( Increase 15% per annum).

CORE INFLATION OF CPI

MONTHS TRIMMED CORE
INFLATION (%)
NON-FOOD & NON-ENERGY
CORE INFLATION (%)
2008-09 2009-10 2008-09 2009-10
Jan 9.7 19.6 7.8 18.9
Feb 10.0 20.8 8.1 18.9
Mar 11.3 19.3 9.3 18.5
Apr 14.1 17.6 10.8 17.7
May 15.1 16.7 12.3 16.6
Jun 17.2 15.5 13.0 15.9
Jul 19.7 13.9 14.7 14.0
Aug 21.0 13.1 16.4 12.6
Sep 21.2 12.3 17.3 11.9
Oct 21.7 10.6 18.3 11.0
Nov 21.3 10.5 18.9 10.6
Dec 21.6 10.4 18.8 10.7

BALANCE OF TRADE IN 2009 (MN US $)
PERIOD EXPORTS IMPORTS BOT
Jan P 1,279 2,140 -861
Feb P 1,511 1,877 -367
Mar P 1,450 2,217 -766
Apr P 1,487 2,349 -862
May P 1,489 2,028 -539
Jun P 1,807 2,936 -1,129
Jul P 1,554 2,811 -1,257
Aug P 1,467 2,170 -704
Sep P 1,599 2,447 -848
Oct P 1,639 2,733 -1,094
Nov P 1,417 2,192 -775
P: Provisional ,BOT: Balance of Trade

FBR TAX COLLECTION IN PAKISTAN (MN RS)

. INDIRECT TAXES .
PERIOD DIRECT TAXES SALES EXCISE CUSTOMS TOTAL TOTAL TAX COLLECTION
1996-97 85,060 55,668 55,265 86,094 197,027 282,087
1997-98 103,182 53,942 62,011 74,496 190,449 293,631
1998-99 110,207 72,105 60,905 65,292 198,302 308,509
1999-00 112,950 116,711 55,784 61,659 234,154 347,104
2000-01 124,585 153,565 49,080 65,047 267,692 392,277
2001-02 142,505 166,561 47,186 47,818 261,565 404,070
2002-03 151,898 195,139 44,754 68,836 308,729 460,627
2003-04 165,079 219,167 45,552 91,045 355,764 520,843
2004-05 183,372 238,537 53,104 115,374 407,015 590,387
2005-06 224,988 294,798 55,272 138,384 488,454 713,442
2006-07 333,737 309,396 71,804 132,299 513,499 847,236
2007-08 387,487 376,930 92,185 150,579 619,694 1,007,181
2008-09* 440,271 452,294 116,055 148,382 716,731 1,157,002

INTEREST RATES IN PAK (%)

MONTHS/ YEARS RATE
18-Nov-02 7.5
11-Apr-05 9
29-Jul-06 9.5
1-Aug-07 10
31-Jan-08 10.5
23-May-08 12
30-Jul-08 13
13-Nov-08 15
15-Aug-09 13
25-Nov-09 12.5

NON-PERFORMING LOANS (Rs. in million)

. AS OF 30-06-2009 AS OF 30-09-2009
BANKS/DFIS NPLS NET NPLS NET NPLS TO NET
LOANS (%)
NPLS NET NPLS NET NPLS TO NET
LOANS (%)
All Banks & DFIs 412,126 123,712 3.85 435,078 131,998 4.18
All Banks 399,316 119,913 3.78 421,630 127,905 4.10
All Commercial Banks 372,179 112,542 3.64 387,757 113,381 3.74
Public Sector Banks 112,914 38,563 6.46 1 15,460 3 7,827 6.47
Local Private Banks 255,100 73,286 3.05 2 67,725 74,700 3.16
Foreign Banks 4,165 693 0.77 4 ,571 854 1.04
Specialized Banks 27,137 7,371 8.63 3 3,873 14,523 16.37
DFIs 12,810 3,799 9.91 1 3,448 4,093 10.45