Economic – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:05:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 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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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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Pakistan will see major growth of industries and long term economic measures this year http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/pakistan-will-see-major-growth-of-industries-and-long-term-economic-measures-this-year/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/pakistan-will-see-major-growth-of-industries-and-long-term-economic-measures-this-year/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:48:47 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24170 Interview with Mr Ahmed Chinoy — Managing Partner of Arch Group of Companies PAGE: Tell me something about yourself, please: Ahmed Chinoy: I am the Managing Partner of Arch Group of Companies and a businessman by profession. My expertise revolves around the fields of Textiles, Real Estate, Security Investments and Poultry businesses. PAGE: How do you see …

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2019 – A year for positive momentum (Facts & Figures) http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/2019-a-year-for-positive-momentum-facts-figures/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/2019-a-year-for-positive-momentum-facts-figures/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:46:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23997 Pakistan: Economic Targets & Projections Details FY18 FY19 Target SBP Projections Percent growth Real GDP 5.8 6.2 4.7 – 5.2 CPI (average) 3.9 6 6.5 – 7.5 Billion US$ Remittances 19.6 21.2 20.0 – 21.0 Exports (fob) 24.8 27.9 27.0 – 28.0 Imports (fob) 55.8 58.5 59.5 – 60.5 Percent of GDP Fiscal deficit 6.6 …

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Mixed economic outlook http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/mixed-economic-outlook/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/mixed-economic-outlook/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 19:45:13 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23911 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 (Amendment) Bill, 2018 might contain fiscal deficit also. However, these developments would have implications for …

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Whopping economic ties between Pakistan and the UAE http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/whopping-economic-ties-between-pakistan-and-the-uae/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/whopping-economic-ties-between-pakistan-and-the-uae/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:57:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23203 It was way back in 2011 when the United Arab Emirates (UAE) held first-ever single-country exhibition in Karachi, Pakistan. The basic reason for the event was to increase bilateral trade and business opportunities for the investors of both the brotherly countries. During the event it was emphasized that the UAE was second largest investor in …

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Balochistan proving successful to be Pakistan’s new economic frontier http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/balochistan-proving-successful-to-be-pakistans-new-economic-frontier/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/balochistan-proving-successful-to-be-pakistans-new-economic-frontier/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:48:39 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23212 With a strategic location in the region and having vast untapped natural resources, diversity of climate, simultaneously five ecological zones, fisheries and strategic mineral resources, Balochistan has the potential to emerge as Pakistan’s new economic frontier. It is endowed with rich reserves of gas, oil, lead, zinc, iron, marble, coal, gold and copper. The province …

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Economic Indicator Of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/economic-indicator-of-pakistan-50-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/economic-indicator-of-pakistan-50-18/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:10:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23099 An economic indicator is a statistic about an economic activity. Economic indicators allow analysis of economic performance and predictions of future performance. Economic indicators include various indices, earnings reports, and economic summaries.   Pakistan – Economic Indicators Overview Last Reference Previous Employed Persons 62230 Thousand Dec/17 58530 Unemployed Persons 3620 Thousand Dec/15 3580 Population 200 …

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Prioritizing in times of crisis http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/prioritizing-in-times-of-crisis/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/prioritizing-in-times-of-crisis/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:55:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23022 The current government has completed hundred days milestone with mixed performance. Most of the economic indicators are not very encouraging and no significant improvement in any area in the macro-economy was witnessed despite sincere efforts by the new government. Pakistan’s economy is passing through a very critical situation. Foreign debt has nearly reached USD 95 …

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Fortifying export should be the top priority to dispel all economic woes http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/fortifying-export-should-be-the-top-priority-to-dispel-all-economic-woes/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/fortifying-export-should-be-the-top-priority-to-dispel-all-economic-woes/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:49:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23032 Imran Khan is a honest person and business community must support him Interview with Mr S. M. Muneer, leader of the business community of Pakistan PAGE: How would you comment on the challenges being faced by the government? M. Muneer: Our new government has serious challenges and problems which they have inherited particularly export refunds are pending …

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