GDP – 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=5.1.3 The agony of Pakistan’s current trade deficit under dim global growth http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/the-agony-of-pakistans-current-trade-deficit-under-dim-global-growth/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/the-agony-of-pakistans-current-trade-deficit-under-dim-global-growth/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 22:20:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35378 The year 2019 is proving to be a very hard for global growth which is projected to slowdown to 3.3 percent in 2019 from 3.6 in 2018. Global trade during 2018 remained slow on account of decelerated export orders and global manufacturing activity, particularly in capital goods. Leading global institutions and agencies including IMF and …

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Healthy economic outlook of GCC countries http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/healthy-economic-outlook-of-gcc-countries/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/healthy-economic-outlook-of-gcc-countries/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 21:55:23 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35369 According to the International statistics, the world economy is projected to increase at 3 percent in 2019— a significant drop from 2017-18 for emerging market and developing economies also advanced economies — before recovering to 3.4 percent in 2020. The global growth pattern reflects that gross domestic product (GDP) growth is predicted to moderate into …

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is redefining the economy as we know it http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/the-fourth-industrial-revolution-is-redefining-the-economy-as-we-know-it/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/the-fourth-industrial-revolution-is-redefining-the-economy-as-we-know-it/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 19:01:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35400 The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) upends current economic frameworks. Who makes money – and how – has changed. Demographics have changed. Even the skills that brought our society to where we are today have changed. Leaders must account for these transformations or risk leaving behind their companies, their customers and their constituents. The top three …

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Where the Economic Impact of Terrorism is Strongest http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/26/where-the-economic-impact-of-terrorism-is-strongest/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/26/where-the-economic-impact-of-terrorism-is-strongest/#respond Tue, 26 Nov 2019 12:12:22 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35206 The economic cost of terrorism equated to a crippling 19.4 percent of Afghanistan’s GDP last year. This is according to the new Global Terrorism Index from the Institute of Economics & Peace. Relatively speaking, no other country is impacted more, with the second most affected nation Iraq with 3.9 percent of GDP. The situation in Iraq has improved hugely in recent …

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Economy on the threshold of a boom http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/economy-on-the-threshold-of-a-boom/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/economy-on-the-threshold-of-a-boom/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:52:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35101 There is ample discussion these days regarding the current economic performance of Pakistan and it is being contended whether the worst is over as being claimed by the government. Well, there are plenty of reasons to believe that something good is going to turn up as regards the economy. Some of them are the retention …

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Current economic situation http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/current-economic-situation/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/current-economic-situation/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:49:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35074 Two different opinions exists on the economic condition of Pakistan. Government claims that economy is back on track whereas independent analysts portray a different picture. There is no doubt that there is some improvement in some areas whereas a lot of improvement measures are not even under consideration. Government claims that they are now in …

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Monetary policy rate stay put http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/monetary-policy-rate-stay-put/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/monetary-policy-rate-stay-put/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:41:14 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34743 Monetary Policy Committee of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has decided to leave the policy rate unchanged at 13.25%. The decision reflects the Committee’s view that recent developments have had offsetting implications for the inflation outlook. On the one hand, recent inflation outturns have been on the higher side. On the other, the causes behind …

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Venture for fisheries and aquaculture sectors growth http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/venture-for-fisheries-and-aquaculture-sectors-growth/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/venture-for-fisheries-and-aquaculture-sectors-growth/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:29:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35068 Pakistan’s fisheries and aquaculture constitute an integral component of agriculture, providing employment, food and nutritional security to people, particularly to the rural poor. Pakistan earned US$250 million from exports of fish and fishery products last year. Pakistan, having 1,120 km of coastline and inland water reserves are 3,102,408 ha, respectively. The major fish harbors of …

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Dim future of shrimp business in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/dim-future-of-shrimp-business-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/dim-future-of-shrimp-business-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:25:24 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34733 More strategies and opportunities can help grow Balochistan shrimp availability Experts are of the view that stock of shrimps in Pakistani sea will reduce with the passage of time, and in order to meet the increasing demand, shrimps being caught recently were the mangroves with small eye nets, which is said to be very dangerous …

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Significance of travel and tourism for economic prosperity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/significance-of-travel-and-tourism-for-economic-prosperity/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/significance-of-travel-and-tourism-for-economic-prosperity/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:24:33 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35100 There are a deluge of advertisements about the travel destinations across the world. Myriads of countries globally promote their travel destinations to attract tourists, which eventually boosts the economy of a particular country in terms of inflow of foreign exchange, employment opportunities for millions and boost in the transportation industry. There are favorite destinations of …

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