GDP – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:51:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Credit risk of Pakistan – myth and reality http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/credit-risk-of-pakistan-myth-and-reality/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/credit-risk-of-pakistan-myth-and-reality/#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 20:05:06 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31456 There has been a constant debate about Pakistan’s credit risk lately and all sorts of theories and analyses have been volunteered to make a case that the credit risk of Pakistan has been deteriorating for the last few years based on one pretext or the other — starting from abnormally high debt levels to GDP …

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Artificial intelligence for broader socio-economic gain http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/artificial-intelligence-for-broader-socio-economic-gain/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/artificial-intelligence-for-broader-socio-economic-gain/#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 20:03:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31483 Recently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) under Fourth Industrial Revolution is driving major paradigm shifts across all sectors and countries. This technology has seeped into our everyday lives, transforming how we live, work and entertain ourselves. This has led to a focus on the US and China, being key players, but not the only ones, in the …

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Flotation of stock market support fund delayed on flimsy grounds http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/flotation-of-stock-market-support-fund-delayed-on-flimsy-grounds-2/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/flotation-of-stock-market-support-fund-delayed-on-flimsy-grounds-2/#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 20:00:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31489 The benchmark index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is on persistent decline for the last two years. The recent hike in policy rate by 100bps has further accelerated the decline rate. It seems that the ship (PSX) has been abandoned by the captain (regulator), its engine has stopped working (daily trading volume has reduced to …

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Pakistan army has all abilities and capabilities to frustrate India’s loathsome motives: Mian Zahid http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/pakistan-army-has-all-abilities-and-capabilities-to-frustrate-indias-loathsome-motives-mian-zahid/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/pakistan-army-has-all-abilities-and-capabilities-to-frustrate-indias-loathsome-motives-mian-zahid/#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:52:04 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31520 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 COAS Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has responded to Indian according to the aspirations of the masses. Masses need not to worry as the …

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Taking economy on the right trajectory http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/taking-economy-on-the-right-trajectory/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/taking-economy-on-the-right-trajectory/#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:46:52 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31539 The economy of Pakistan is struggling with growth. Various economists accept that economy is going through its most critical phase. The government official identified that the economic reform agenda is bringing stability to the Pakistan’s economy; some stability has already been recorded and based on these reforms Pakistan would attain long-term economic growth and prosperity …

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Shaky Pakistan-India economic relations http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/shaky-pakistan-india-economic-relations/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/shaky-pakistan-india-economic-relations/#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:45:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31537 International economists conclude that for all countries trade is beneficial and for this reason; no country finds it feasible to be closed economy anymore. However, the mutual hostility between Pakistan and India has resulted in negligible trade. But unluckily, relations between Pakistan and India currently worsened when the Government of Pakistan planned to downgrade diplomatic …

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Pakistan’s economic growth and global perspective http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/pakistans-economic-growth-and-global-perspective/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/19/pakistans-economic-growth-and-global-perspective/#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:44:22 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31535 The Government of Pakistan officials mentioned in a statement that although domestically the government was following stabilization process, however globally, growing rising trade tensions posing a risk to the worldwide growth outlook in FY2019. After a strong growth during 2017 and early 2018, worldwide economic activity slowed noticeably in the second half of last year, …

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Meeting sustainable use of both local and foreign products http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/05/meeting-sustainable-use-of-both-local-and-foreign-products/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/08/05/meeting-sustainable-use-of-both-local-and-foreign-products/#respond Sun, 04 Aug 2019 19:54:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31257 Consumption is the process by which goods and services are put together for end user. Consumption is at the end of the line of economic activities that starts with an evaluation of available resources and proceeds through production of goods and services and distribution of goods and services. Pakistani society is becoming a consumer society. …

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Savings – savior of the Pakistan’s economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/29/savings-savior-of-the-pakistans-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/29/savings-savior-of-the-pakistans-economy/#respond Sun, 28 Jul 2019 19:59:54 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31076 Pakistan’s economy is characterized by low levels of household savings which play a very crucial role in stimulating sustained economic growth. At the same time consumers borrow in order to consume. Households are the backbone of any economy. This is not different in Pakistan because their consumption account for about 60-70 percent of the gross …

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High interest rate: stumbling block in economic growth http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/29/high-interest-rate-stumbling-block-in-economic-growth/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/29/high-interest-rate-stumbling-block-in-economic-growth/#respond Sun, 28 Jul 2019 19:58:54 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31045 At the recent monetary policy briefing, Dr. Reza Baqir, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) defended persistent hike in policy rate as a measure to contain inflation in the country. One wonders how hike in policy rate can help the country’s suffering from cost pushed inflation. According to analysts, the three factors responsible for high …

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