CPEC – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:19:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Gwadar: an emerging logistics hub in Asia http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/gwadar-an-emerging-logistics-hub-in-asia/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/gwadar-an-emerging-logistics-hub-in-asia/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:54:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27626 Experts define a logistics hub as the integrated center for transshipment, storage, collection, and distribution of goods. Broadly speaking, the specific area designated to deal with activities related to transportation, organization, separation, coordination and distribution of goods for national and international transit, on a commercial basis by various operators is called logistics hub. To many …

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Industrial zones in Gwadar: worthy of attention http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/industrial-zones-in-gwadar-worthy-of-attention/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/industrial-zones-in-gwadar-worthy-of-attention/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:50:04 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27410 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. The Gwadar Free Trade Zone will open up many more possibilities for the …

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Mian Zahid welcomes Govt’s ‘Ehsaas’ and other plans for poverty Free Nation http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/mian-zahid-welcomes-govts-ehsaas-and-other-plans-for-poverty-free-nation/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/mian-zahid-welcomes-govts-ehsaas-and-other-plans-for-poverty-free-nation/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:49:43 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27382 President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said it’s good to see PTI led Government taking some tangible steps towards the fulfilment of their promise to make Pakistan a poverty free …

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GCC states, Pakistan’s next door trade neighbors http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/gcc-states-pakistans-next-door-trade-neighbors/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/gcc-states-pakistans-next-door-trade-neighbors/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 20:03:59 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27145 Ties between Pakistan and Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) have been strong for decades. Much of Pakistan’s interaction with these GCC counties revolves around its multidimensional ties with the GCC’s core state, Saudi Arabia. Pakistan-Saudi ties have a much deeper basis, people-to-people ties are strong and there are numerous Pakistani expatriates – around 2 million — …

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CPEC benefits: Pakistan offers investment opportunities to Saudi Arabia and UAE http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/cpec-benefits-pakistan-offers-investment-opportunities-to-saudi-arabia-and-uae/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/cpec-benefits-pakistan-offers-investment-opportunities-to-saudi-arabia-and-uae/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:56:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27100 Gwadar soon will become ‘base station’ for import and export of oil to Middle East Saudi Arabia has shown a keen interest in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) primarily to relate its economy with China and take steps in achieving its Vision 2030, which aims to diversify the economy with energy mega projects to reduce oil dependency. This …

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Engro successfully synchronizes 330mw power plant on Thar coal http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/engro-successfully-synchronizes-330mw-power-plant-on-thar-coal/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/engro-successfully-synchronizes-330mw-power-plant-on-thar-coal/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:58:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26956 It was opening up of a new chapter in the history of Tharparkar when Engro Powergen Thar (Private) Limited (EPTL), fed electricity from its first unit into the national grid. It was realization of the nation’s dream of producing electricity from Thar coal. EPTL – the majority owned company of Engro Energy Limited, tested and …

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Role of e-tourism and CPEC in boosting tourism industry http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/role-of-e-tourism-and-cpec-in-boosting-tourism-industry/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/role-of-e-tourism-and-cpec-in-boosting-tourism-industry/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:56:10 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26952 Pakistan is rich in eye-catching scenic beauty. As the place abounds with diverse culture, traditions, historical places, beautiful valleys, attractive tourist spots, beaches, historical civilizations and much more, Pakistan is an ideal travel destination to visit. Pakistan is home to one of the world’s oldest historical civilization that ranges from Mohenjo-Daro, Harappa and Taxila and these …

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Of peace and ‘pieces’ – the greater game plan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/of-peace-and-pieces-the-greater-game-plan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/of-peace-and-pieces-the-greater-game-plan/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:52:51 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26944 “The nation that will insist upon drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is likely to find its fighting done by fools and its thinking by cowards” (William Francis Butler) Pakistan is facing a complex multi-dimensional situation with multiple possibilities after its stand-off with India. Only few weeks earlier, …

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Cement industry – development and prospects of growth http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/11/cement-industry-development-and-prospects-of-growth/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/11/cement-industry-development-and-prospects-of-growth/#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 19:57:04 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26382 The start of this millennium was not good for the cement industry of Pakistan. Market growth was in shackles of uncertain economic conditions leading to lack of construction work on the infrastructure projects. However, subsequent opening of the zero rated exports in 2001 to rebuild Afghanistan was starting point and laid foundation for the survival …

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High hopes – growth of steel, cement under CPEC projects http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/11/high-hopes-growth-of-steel-cement-under-cpec-projects/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/11/high-hopes-growth-of-steel-cement-under-cpec-projects/#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 19:55:53 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26420 Cement and steel are building materials used in the construction sector. There are hopes being pinned for high growth of cement and steel industry after the implementation of mega construction projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). With CPEC, the domestic demand will witness a sharp surge. The country’s cement industry has the capacity to meet …

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