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Mixed economic outlook

Mixed economic outlook

Statistics show that present strategy initiatives and developments counting monetary tightening, exchange rate depreciation and changes in import and custom duties are all expected to dampen local demand, particularly imports. The extra revenue initiatives and a cut in federal development spending proposed in the Finance Supplementary …

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Ever looming balance of payment crisis in Pakistan

Ever looming balance of payment crisis in Pakistan

Faced with an immediate balance of payment (BoP) crisis, the incumbent government headed by Imran Khan is working on a multi-pronged strategy, simultaneously approaching both friendly countries and International Monetary Fund (IMF) for BoP support. While initially sparking a wave …

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Choosing the right financing option for CPEC

Choosing the right financing option for CPEC

CPEC and its importance China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, or CPEC, is an initiative that has potential to take Pakistan’s economy to a significantly higher stage of development and bring unparalleled benefits to both Pakistan and China. This initiative is part of …

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Rise of remittances into Pakistan

Rise of remittances into Pakistan

For many developing countries, the experts believed that remittances constitute a large source of international income relative to other financial flows. The World Bank (WB) predicts that officially registered remittances to low and middle-income countries stood $466 billion during 2017, …

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