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Demand for construction materials on the rise

Demand for construction materials on the rise

Over $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is currently in the second phase of its development. Mega construction projects under CPEC are in execution stage. Cement and steel are building materials used in the construction sector. There are hopes for …

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Gwadar Port starts handling transit cargo

Gwadar Port starts handling transit cargo

The beginning of Afghan Transit Trade from Gwadar Port marks the conversion of Gwadar into a regional hub port. Last week, a ship carrying first consignment of fertilizer for Afghanistan anchored at Gwadar Port in Balochistan. The port already has …

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CPEC: A dream come true or an allegory

CPEC: A dream come true or an allegory

“With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve”.– (Quaid-e-Azam). Pakistan is sharing its borders with India, Afghanistan, Iran, and China but more closely relationships and true friend is China who always aided Pakistan …

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Soaring FDI in Pakistan

Soaring FDI in Pakistan

Researchers say that the economic performance and economic growth of a country is influenced through multiple factors. For economies in general and developing economies in particular, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been believed and argued as a significant determinant, basically …

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Gwadar – an emerging tourist attraction

Gwadar – an emerging tourist attraction

Private sector initiatives impressive projects towards coastal tourism Tourism is the most important and fastest growing economic activity occurring in the sea. According to the international surveys and statistics, domestic tourism means local visitors, represents 71.2% of all tourism spending …

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Cement industry – an economic catalyst

Cement industry – an economic catalyst

The importance of the construction industry in boosting the economy is globally tested and accepted. The increase or decrease in the sales of the cement is typically used as an indicator to judge the economic activity and employment conditions in …

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