GOOD GOVERNANCE

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Aug 2 - 8, 2010

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
30-Jul-2010 13.00

ANNUAL FATALITIES IN TERRORIST VIOLENCE IN PAKISTAN

YEARS CIVILIANS SECURITY FORCES (SFS) TERRORISTS 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 2307 1011 8267 11585
Total 7598 2876 14596 25070

BALANCE OF TRADE IN 2009-10 (Mn US $)

PERIOD EXPORTS IMPORTS BOT
Jul P 1,554 2,811 -1,257
Aug P 1,467 2,171 -704
Sep P 1,599 2,447 -848
Oct P 1,640 2,749 -1,109
Nov P 1,417 2,198 -781
Dec P 1,626 2,720 -1,093
Jan (2010) 1,626 2,525 -899
Feb(2010) 1,544 2,333 -789
Mar 1,854 2,508 -654
Apr 1,815 2,892 -1,077
May 1,716 2,646 -930
Jun 1,782 3,023 -1,241

MINIMUM WAGES PER MONTH IN PAK

YEARS PAK RUPEES
1992 1500
1996 1650
1998 1950
2001 2500
2003 3000
2004 4000
2008 6000
2010 7000

PAKISTANíS ECONOMIC INDICATORS

INDICATORS

FY09 FY10
ANNUAL PLAN TARGETS PROJECTIONS
GDP (%) 2.0 3.3 2.5-3.5
Average CPI Inflation (%) 20.8 9.0 10.0 - 12.0
PERCENT OF GDP
Fiscal deficit 5.2 4.9 4.7-5.2
Current account deficit 5.3 5.3 4.7-5.2

WAPDA T&D LOSSES OF NET SYSTEM ENERGY
YEAR T&D LOSSES (%)
2000-01 24.3
2002-03 24.4
2005-06 22.4
2007-08 21.3
2008-09 21.1
JULY-MARCH
2008-09 19.4
2009-10 19.6

FBR TAX COLLECTION IN PAKISTAN DURING 2009-10 (Mn Rs)

PERIOD DIRECT TAXES INDIRECT TAXES TOTAL TAX COLLECTION
SALES EXCISE CUSTOMS TOTAL
July 17,470 38,431 9,313 9,466 57,210 74,680
Aug 26,421 39,044 9,590 11,133 59,767 86,188
Sep 41,283 39,582 9,487 12,465 61,534 102,817
Oct 43,641 42,129 9,585 12,601 64,315 107,956
Nov 26,896 39,851 10,023 11,090 60,964 87,860
Dec 55,518 43,834 8,658 14,493 66,985 122,503
Jan 45,677 44,988 9,076 12,748 66,812 112,489
Feb 35,230 41,165 8,944 11,404 61,513 96,743
Mar 50,039 42,134 9,731 16,285 68,150 118,189
Apr 45,965 46,159 10,775 14,049 70,983 116,948

TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN PAKISTAN

YEAR TOTAL NO. OF ACCIDENTS ACCIDENT PERSONS TOTAL NO. OF VEHICLES
INVOLVED
FATAL NON - FATAL KILLED INJURED
1999-00 9735 4193 5542 5130 11469 11083
2000-01 10651 4491 6160 5532 13307 11722
2001-02 10033 4379 5654 5248 11922 10765
2002-03 9377 4045 5332 4813 10643 10100
2003-04 10308 4184 6124 5199 12927 10852
2004-05 9896 4250 5646 5112 12401 10912
2005-06 9492 4115 5377 4868 11415 10565
2006-07 10466 4535 5931 5465 12875 11481
2007-08 10466 4610 5856 5615 12096 11456
2008-09 9496 4145 5351 4907 11037 10322

CORE INFLATION OF CPI: CHANGE OVER SAME MONTH OF PREVIOUS YEAR IN %

MONTHS TRIMMED CORE INFLATION NON-FOOD & NON ENERGY CORE INFLATION
2008-09 2009-10 2008-09 2009-10
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
Jan 19.6 12.7 18.9 10.3
Feb 20.8 12.4 18.9 10.1
Mar 19.3 12.7 18.5 9.9
Apr 17.6 12.7 17.7 10.6
May 16.7 12.5 16.6 10.3
Jun 15.5 11.7 15.9 10.4