PAKISTAN DAY

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Mar 26 - Apr 1, 2012

PAKISTAN: INFLATION REPORT

PER LAK KN GAK ZAB GZUH BB NS BB NS PM YRG
YEARS 1947-51 1951-53 1958-69 1972-77 1977-88 1988-90 1990-93 1993-96 1997-99 1999-2008 2008 till date
Flour 20 paisa 25 paisa 50 paisa Rs 1 Rs 2.50 Rs 3.25 Rs 4 Rs 6.60 Rs 8 Rs 17 Rs 28.75
Sugar 60 paisa 75 paisa Rs 1.75 Rs 6 Rs 9 Rs10 Rs 13 Rs 21 Rs 21 Rs 30 Rs 50.62
Ghee Rs 2.50 Rs 3 Rs 5 Rs 9 Rs 15 Rs 20 Rs 32 Rs 48 Rs 48 Rs 135 Rs 198.00
Dal 25 paisa 35 paisa Rs 1.50 Rs 2.50 Rs 9 Rs 10 Rs 18 Rs 18 Rs 20 Rs 42 Rs 95.00
Meat Rs 1.25 Rs 1.75 Rs 12 Rs 16 Rs 40 Rs 50 Rs 80 Rs 110 Rs 110 Rs 285 Rs 360.00
Petrol 15 paisa 0.35 paisa Rs 2.75 Rs 3.45 Rs 7.75 Rs 12 Rs 14 Rs 18.55 Rs 27 Rs 62 Rs 97.66
PER: PERSONS, LAK: LIAQUAT ALI KHAN, KN: KHUAJA NAZIM UDDIN, GAK: GEN AYUB KHAN, Z.A.B: ZULFIQAR ALI BHUTTO, GZUH: GEN ZIA UL HAQ, BB: BENAZIR BHUTTO, NS: NAWAZ SHARIF, PM: PERVAIZ MUSHARRAF, YRG: YOUSUF RAZA GILANI.

PAKISTAN: DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATORS

INDICATORS 2010-11 (1ST JULY)
Total Population (million) 177.10
Urban Population (million) 65.3
Rural Population (million) 111.8
Total Fertility Rate (TFR) 3.5
Crude Birth Rate (per thousand) 27.50
Crude Death Rate (per thousand) 7.30
Population Growth Rate (%) 2.05
Life Expectancy (years)
- Female 67.9
- Males 64.18

US $ RATES  PER PAK RUPEE

YEARS LEADERS US $
1972 Z.A. Bhutto Rs 4.7
1977 Z.A. Bhutto Rs 9.9
1983 Gen Ziaulhaq Rs 13.1
1987 Gen Ziaulhaq Rs 17.7
1990 Benazir Bhutto Rs 24
1991 Nawaz Sharif Rs 25
1994 Benazir Bhutto Rs 30.6
1996 Benazir Bhutto Rs 40.3
1997-99 Nawaz Sharif Rs 53
1999-08 Pervaiz Musharraf Rs 62
2008 to date Yousuf Raza Gilani Rs 91.10

PAKISTAN: AGRICULTURE GROWTH

YEAR %
2007‐08 1.0
2008‐09 4.0
2009‐10 0.6
2010-11 1.2

PAKISTAN: REAL GDP GROWTH RATE (%)

2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
6.8 3.7 1.7 3.8 2.4

INTEREST RATES IN PAKISTAN

DATE RATES (%)
2-Aug-10 13.00
30-Sep-10 13.5
30-Nov-10 14.00
1-Aug-11 13.5
9-Oct-11 to date 12.00

YEAR ON YEAR OF INDICES (Base 2007-08)

INDEX FEBRUARY OVER FEBRUARY % CHANGES
2011-12 2010-11 2009-10
CPI 11.05 12.85 10.22
SPI 5.22 15.28 17.11
WPI 7.20 22.11 18.17

PAKISTAN: EMPLOYED & UNEMPLOYED

YEAR 2009-10 (Million No.)
Labour force 54.92
Employed 51.87
unemployed 3.05


PAKISTAN: INTEREST RATE SPREAD (%)

YEARS AVERAGE YIELD ON EARNING ASSETS AVERAGE COST OF INTEREST LIABILITIES SPREAD
(a) (b) (a-b)
CY98 14.0 8.5 5.4
CY99 12.7 7.7 5.0
CY00 11.3 6.6 4.7
CY01 11.2 6.1 5.1
CY02 8.7 4.3 4.5
CY03 5.7 2.0 3.8
CY04 5.0 1.5 3.5
CY05 7.5 2.6 5.0
CY06 9.1 3.9 5.2

FBR TAX COLLECTION (Rs. MN)

MONTHS TOTAL DIRECT TOTAL INDIRECT TAXES TAX COLLECTION
April-11 49,635 80,051 129,686
May-11 46,995 112,628 159,623
June-11 124,204 124,352 248,556
July-11 28,966 83,309 112,275
Aug-11 32,069 88,437 120,506
Sep-11 63,507 84,516 148,023
Oct-11 39,659 86,749 126,408
Nov-11 45,421 86,428 131,849
Dec-11 102,945 98,731 201,676

PAKISTAN: HOLIDAY LIST - 2012

DATE DAY NAME
February - 05 Sunday Kashmir Day
February - 05 Sunday Eid Milad un-Nabi
March 23 Friday Pakistan Day
May - 01 Tuesday Labor Day
August - 14 Tuesday Independence Day
August - 20 Monday Eid-ul-Fitr
August - 21 Tuesday Eid-ul-Fitr
August - 22 Wednesday Eid-ul-Fitr
October 27 Saturday Eid ul-Azha Day 1
October - 28 Sunday Eid ul-Azha Day 2
November - 09 Friday Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal
November - 26 Monday Ashura
November - 27 Tuesday Ashura
December - 25 Tuesday Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
December - 25 Tuesday Christmas
December - 26 Wednesday Day after Christmas

BALANCE OF TRADE (US $ MILLION)

PERIOD EXPORTS IMPORTS

BALANCE OF TRADE

VALUE GROWTH RATE VALUE GROWTH RATE
2005-06 16,553 14.3 24,994 31.6 -8,441
2006-07 17,278 4.4 26,989 8.0 -9,711
2007-08 20,427 18.2 35,397 31.2 -14,970
2008-09 19,121 -6.4 31,747 -10.3 -12,627
2009-10 19,673 2.9 31,209 -1.7 -11,536
2010-11 25,355 28.9 35,872 14.9 -10,517

MONTH-WISE WORKERS' REMITTANCES (Million US Dollar) (Provisional)

MONTHLY CASH INFLOW
 (INCLUDING FEBCS & FCBCS)

FY12 FY11 FY10

% CHANGE

FY12 FY11
August 1,310.47 933.06 780.53 40.45 19.54
September 890.42 922.06 806.12 -3.43 14.38
October 1,017.87 855.11 758.29 19.03 12.77
November 924.92 926.89 742.79 -0.21 24.78
December 1,085.35 863.13 697.60 25.75 23.73
January 1,110.64 826.57 667.90 34.37 23.76
February 1,156.81 845.28 589.03 36.86 43.50
Monthly average for period July-February 1,074.10 870.41 723.39 23.40 20.32

PRESIDENTS OF PAKISTAN

1. Iskander Mirza 2. Ayub Khan
3. Yahya Khan 4. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
5. Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry 6. Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
7. Ghulam Ishaq Khan 8. Farooq Leghari
9. Muhammad Rafiq Tarar 10. Pervez Musharraf
11. Asif Ali Zardari

PRIME MINISTERS OF PAKISTAN

1. Liaquat Ali Khan 2. Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin 3. Muhammad Ali Bogra 4. Chaudhry Muhammad Ali
5. Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy 6. Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar 7. Sir Feroz Khan Noon 8. Nurul Amin
9. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 10. Muhammad Khan Junejo 11. Benazir Bhutto 12. Nawaz Sharif
13. Zafarullah Khan Jamali 14. Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain 15. Shaukat Aziz 16. Yousaf Raza Gillani