energy – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:10:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.4 Growing Emissions: Which Countries Are to Blame? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/03/growing-emissions-which-countries-are-to-blame/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/03/growing-emissions-which-countries-are-to-blame/#respond Tue, 03 Dec 2019 06:50:58 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35430 Looking at countries which grew their per capita emissions most between 1990 and 2017, countries on the Arabian Peninsula come out on top, but countries in Asia are most commonly found among the worst offenders. This is according to the European Commission Emission Database, where new figures were released ahead of climate change conference COP25 taking place in Madrid …

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Contribution of risen energy to belt and road initiative http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/contribution-of-risen-energy-to-belt-and-road-initiative/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/contribution-of-risen-energy-to-belt-and-road-initiative/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 22:35:10 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35290 A delegation of more than 40 representatives from industrial, commercial and trade organizations from 17 countries paid a visit to Chinese solar panel maker Risen Energy Company. These countries border the Chinese government’s Belt and Road Initiative’s route and representatives from Slovakia, Brunei and Panama were also present. After touring Risen Energy’s production facilities, learning …

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Effective ease of doing business can help grow Pakistan’s trade relations with GCC http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/effective-ease-of-doing-business-can-help-grow-pakistans-trade-relations-with-gcc/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/effective-ease-of-doing-business-can-help-grow-pakistans-trade-relations-with-gcc/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 22:10:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35296 Interview with Syed Muslim Hasany – Director, GREEN PEAK INTERNATIONAL PAGE: Could you give your views on the prospects of trade between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and Pakistan? Syed Muslim Hasany: Pakistan and the GCC countries have always had very warm relations connected with religion, culture and tradition for centuries. Pakistan government always does its …

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Greening the electricity grid in Pakistan: a few caveats http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/greening-the-electricity-grid-in-pakistan-a-few-caveats/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/greening-the-electricity-grid-in-pakistan-a-few-caveats/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:44:39 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34965 Speaking to Khaleej Times on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC 2019) recently, Special Assistant to our Prime Minister on Petroleum, Nadeem Babar, announced that the government was targeting 64 percent of green power in the national grid by 2025. While it isn’t a target beyond reach, the government …

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Lacking of knowledge, cold policies remain impediment in FDI flow into Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/lacking-of-knowledge-cold-policies-remain-impediment-in-fdi-flow-into-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/lacking-of-knowledge-cold-policies-remain-impediment-in-fdi-flow-into-pakistan/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:06:45 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34915 Interview with Mr Nasim Beg – CEO, Arif Habib Consultancy PAGE: Could you give your views on the prospects of foreign investment in Pakistan? Nasim Beg: The fundamental reason for a foreigner to invest in another country is that the expected return should justify not taking up other opportunities, within the home country or elsewhere …

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Enpower — aiming high to make assembling better, boost up Pakistan’s export http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/enpower-aiming-high-to-make-assembling-better-boost-up-pakistans-export/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/enpower-aiming-high-to-make-assembling-better-boost-up-pakistans-export/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:04:27 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35121 Interview with Mr Imran Agha – COO, Enpower Engineering Company-Hyundai Pakistan PAGE: Can you tell our readers about your organization ? Imran Agha: Enpower Engineering Company is part of the CMC group, which is the market leader in local assembled agri diesel engines and OEM packagers of Perkins UK and Bauduin France- powered diesel generators. The …

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Revolutionary industrial policy can make FDI, GDP and exports well again http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/revolutionary-industrial-policy-can-make-fdi-gdp-and-exports-well-again/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/revolutionary-industrial-policy-can-make-fdi-gdp-and-exports-well-again/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:03:52 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34776 Interview with Dr Ayub Mehar — a renowned economist PAGE: Tell me something about yourself and your career, please: Dr Ayub Mehar: Currently, I am serving as ‘Professor’ and ‘Executive Director’ of the Economic and Financial Policy Research Center in Iqra University Karachi (Pakistan). I have been serving as ‘Economic Advisor’ of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) …

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PAGE Annual 2019 (Facts & Figures) http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/page-annual-2019-facts-figures-47-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/page-annual-2019-facts-figures-47-19/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 19:54:58 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34692 Net FDI In Pakistan ($ Million) Country 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Jul-Jun FY19 (R) Jul-Sep FY20 (P) China 126.1 90.6 695.8 319.1 1,063.60 1,211.70 2003.9 462.2 103.1 UK 205.8 633 157 169.6 151.6 215.8 305 185 44.9 USA 227.7 227.1 212.1 223.9 13.2 44.6 160.9 88.1 22.5 Hong Kong 80.3 242.6 228.5 …

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Freshwater lakes already emit a quarter of global carbon – and climate change could double that http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/freshwater-lakes-already-emit-a-quarter-of-global-carbon-and-climate-change-could-double-that/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/freshwater-lakes-already-emit-a-quarter-of-global-carbon-and-climate-change-could-double-that/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 19:03:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35184 Lakes and ponds are the final resting place for many of the Earth’s plants. Rivers collect much of the planet’s dead organic matter, transporting it to rest in calmer waters. But on a microscopic scale, lakes are anything but calm. An invisible metropolis of microbes feeds on these logs and leaves, producing greenhouse gases as …

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Which Countries Use The Most Electricity? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/12/which-countries-use-the-most-electricity/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/12/which-countries-use-the-most-electricity/#respond Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:47:58 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34641 In 2017, global electricity consumption increased 2.5 percent to reahch 25,721 Twh. When it comes to consumption, China uses the most of any country at 25.9 percent, followed by the United States with 17.5 percent. On a per capita basis, the situation is different, however. According to the IEA Atlas of Energy, electricity consumption in Iceland was 54.4 …

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