Economy – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 16 Apr 2019 10:59:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Ocean risk and insurance: an emerging new development paradigm of the blue economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/ocean-risk-and-insurance-an-emerging-new-development-paradigm-of-the-blue-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/ocean-risk-and-insurance-an-emerging-new-development-paradigm-of-the-blue-economy/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:58:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27692 Nationwide campaign of Bahria University to promote Blue Economy Economists hold that trade deficit in the long run can drag-down economic growth of any country. As globalization provides countless opportunities for international trade meanwhile numerous commercial and political risk are there too in carrying out cross-border trade. Pakistan is facing the persistent trade deficit since …

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Maritime transport: serving as an example http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/maritime-transport-serving-as-an-example/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/maritime-transport-serving-as-an-example/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:57:13 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27632 Maritime transport, which plays a vital role in the development of the country, comprises ports, shipping, shipbuilding and ship repair, and inland water transport systems. The growth in international trade and removal of trade barriers have made the developing countries to concentrate more on the improvement of their infrastructure, like roads, airports, seaports, which play …

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Kibor Rates http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/kibor-rates-15-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/kibor-rates-15-19/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:11:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27529 Kibor rate is the average interest rate at which term deposits are offered between prime banks in the Pakistani wholesale money market or interbank market. KIBOR as a benchmark, to encourage transparency  and improve management of the market risk undertaken by banks.   KIBOR RATES IN PAKISTAN TENOR BID OFFER 1 – Week 10.42 10.92 …

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Economic Indicator Of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/economic-indicator-of-pakistan-15-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/economic-indicator-of-pakistan-15-19/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:10:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27501 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.   GDP of Pakistan (at constant basic prices of 2005-06) (Rs. Mn) Sector/Industry 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16F 2016-17R 2017-18P Commodity Producing Sectors(A+B) 4,245,893 4,400,070 …

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Pakistan’s progress in technology: challenges ahead http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/pakistans-progress-in-technology-challenges-ahead/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/pakistans-progress-in-technology-challenges-ahead/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:59:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27363 We now live in the era of rapid globalization and unprecedented advancement in technology. Technology has become a yardstick for a country’s socio-economic development and it is widely accepted that technology is the key driver of economic growth of countries. It plays a strong role not only in increasing productivity but also provides better living …

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Digitization of agricultural sector http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/digitization-of-agricultural-sector/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/digitization-of-agricultural-sector/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:57:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27332 Digitization of the agriculture sector has become a buzzword these days across the globe particularly in the countries with the limited arable land. Use of technology more or less in every sector of the economy comprising even the agriculture sector is sweeping the world. The world is dilating upon big data, smart farming, input optimization, …

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Islamic and secular economic systems: Philosophy of economy and money and its effects upon the society http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/islamic-and-secular-economic-systems-philosophy-of-economy-and-money-and-its-effects-upon-the-society/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/islamic-and-secular-economic-systems-philosophy-of-economy-and-money-and-its-effects-upon-the-society/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:55:29 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27436 This world is created by Allah so that everything in this world is in the absolute ownership of Allah and a man is designated as a vicegerent (Khalifah) on earth which means that a man must utilize the resources as a trustee and live in this world according to the commandments of Allah. Since Allah …

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Launch of EMIs will empower e-commerce and digital economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/launch-of-emis-will-empower-e-commerce-and-digital-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/launch-of-emis-will-empower-e-commerce-and-digital-economy/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:53:54 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27336 After a decade of launching regulations for branchless banking that enabled the entry of telecommunication companies into the arena of banking and payments, SBP recently launched regulations for Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs). The document outlines objectives and scope of regulations, licensing procedure, governance arrangement, Capital Requirement, funds safeguarding arrangements, customer due diligence use of agents …

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Kibor Rates http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/kibor-rates-14-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/kibor-rates-14-19/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:11:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27323 Kibor rate is the average interest rate at which term deposits are offered between prime banks in the Pakistani wholesale money market or interbank market. KIBOR as a benchmark, to encourage transparency  and improve management of the market risk undertaken by banks.   KIBOR RATES IN PAKISTAN TENOR BID OFFER 1 – Week 10.42 10.92 …

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Economic Indicator Of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/economic-indicator-of-pakistan-14-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/economic-indicator-of-pakistan-14-19/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:10:33 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27325 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. Economic Indicators Details FY18 H1-FY18 H1-FY19 (Growth rate (percent) LSM 5.0 6.6 -1.5 CPI (period average YoY) 3.9 3.8 6.0 Private credit (flow) …

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