CPEC – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:11:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 CPEC the game changer for Pakistan’s politics, economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/cpec-the-game-changer-for-pakistans-politics-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/cpec-the-game-changer-for-pakistans-politics-economy/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:58:54 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24190 Traditionally, Pakistan and China have cooperated closely at the strategic and political levels. Since 2014, the two countries are now making efforts to expand their bilateral collaboration economically as well. The construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a milestone that clearly shows the shift. The CPEC is a large-scale initiative to build energy, …

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After ‘bulls’ and ‘bears’, ‘pandas’ come to Pakistan’s rescue! http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/after-bulls-and-bears-pandas-come-to-pakistans-rescue/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/after-bulls-and-bears-pandas-come-to-pakistans-rescue/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:52:03 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24136 The new year is on track to be one of the toughest economically and financially that Pakistan has witnessed in recent times. As 2018 comes to a close, all global economic forecasters have revised down the expected economic performance of the country citing shrinking foreign exchange reserves and a high debt burden among other factors. …

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CPEC and Gwadar to remain noteworthy for global investors in 2019 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/cpec-and-gwadar-to-remain-noteworthy-for-global-investors-in-2019/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/cpec-and-gwadar-to-remain-noteworthy-for-global-investors-in-2019/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:51:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24186 Gwadar Port and the $62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will continue to attract world’s attention throughout the new year 2019. Both projects have the potential to lure international investors. With a well developed CPEC and a fully functional Gwadar Port, Pakistan will become a key player in the Persian Gulf region and serve as …

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BOI has crystal-clear plans to put Pakistan in the list of top 100 economics and boost investment influx http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/boi-has-crystal-clear-plans-to-put-pakistan-in-the-list-of-top-100-economics-and-boost-investment-influx/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/boi-has-crystal-clear-plans-to-put-pakistan-in-the-list-of-top-100-economics-and-boost-investment-influx/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:49:10 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24173 Interview with Mr Haroon Sharif — Chairman, Board of Investment PAGE: Tell me something about yourself and the Board of Investment (BOI) please: Haroon Sharif: Currently, I am serving as the Chairman of the Board of Investment. Having an extensive and well-rounded experience of working in about 16 countries with regard to economic policy, international development, …

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Blue economy: high time to invest and explore wealth of opportunities for Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/blue-economy-high-time-to-invest-and-explore-wealth-of-opportunities-for-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/blue-economy-high-time-to-invest-and-explore-wealth-of-opportunities-for-pakistan/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 19:56:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23942 Nationwide Campaign of Bahria University Karachi (Dept of H&SS) to spread awareness about Blue Economy The idea of Blue Economy recognizes the sustainable use of ocean and coastal resources for economic growth, improved livelihood and jobs, and ocean ecosystem health. The Blue Economy emerges when economic activity is in balance with the long term capacity …

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Did 2018 replicate 2017 in the bourse performance? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/did-2018-replicate-2017-in-the-bourse-performance/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/did-2018-replicate-2017-in-the-bourse-performance/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 19:49:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23928 Even the greatest pundit in the world cannot predict accurate trend in the stock market. The seasoned and the savvy investors go broke at times since experience does not work and the life time spent in this business does not give expertise as well. Here comes the adage ‘buy at lows and sell at highs’. …

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How profitable is to invest in Gwadar? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/how-profitable-is-to-invest-in-gwadar/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/how-profitable-is-to-invest-in-gwadar/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:51:51 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23736 For both foreign and local investors, Gwadar Port city offers enormous business opportunities. Gwadar Port has the potential to become the industrial crown of the country. It can transform the Pakistan’s economic status forever. It will enjoy prime importance because of its geo-strategic location marking the confluence of South Asia, West Asia and Central Asia. …

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Another technology transfer from China as JW-Forland Assembly plant opens http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/17/another-technology-transfer-from-china-as-jw-forland-assembly-plant-opens/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/17/another-technology-transfer-from-china-as-jw-forland-assembly-plant-opens/#respond Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:50:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23450 The post Another technology transfer from China as JW-Forland Assembly plant opens appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

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Prime Khalifa Refinery: hoping to reap benefits http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/prime-khalifa-refinery-hoping-to-reap-benefits/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/prime-khalifa-refinery-hoping-to-reap-benefits/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:54:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23210 Khalifa Coastal Oil Refinery (KCR) project a mega oil refinery planned in Pakistan and almost one of the largest investments in the country which can help meet local demand and export the rest of refined petroleum products facing difficulty in completion and in danger of suspension but hopefully the eager negotiations keeping the project to …

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Developing Gwadar under CPEC main concern http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/developing-gwadar-under-cpec-main-concern/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/developing-gwadar-under-cpec-main-concern/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:53:17 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23018 Present government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan must ensure continuity and timely completion of all development projects and schemes related to the Gwadar Port and over $62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Sustainable funding and security of these two game-changer projects should be the priority area of concern for the government. With a well …

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