GDP – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:24:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.3 The Countries Most in Debt to China http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/15/the-countries-most-in-debt-to-china/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/15/the-countries-most-in-debt-to-china/#respond Tue, 15 Oct 2019 07:47:56 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33537 According to research recently published by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, there are seven countries in the world whose external loan debt to China surpasses 25 percent of their GDP. Three (Djibouti, Niger and The Republic of the Congo) are located in Africa, while four (Kyrgyztan, Laos, Cambodia and the Maldives) are in Asia. …

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Industrialization through SMEs – must do for economic comeback http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/14/industrialization-through-smes-must-do-for-economic-comeback/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/14/industrialization-through-smes-must-do-for-economic-comeback/#respond Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:59:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33447 Pakistan is facing numerous challenges, which is not new for this country. The economic situation in Pakistan today is indeed worrying, even last Economic Survey of Pakistan also painted a dismal picture of the domestic economy. Almost all financial indicators have seen a downward trend. The growth rate fell by more than 50 percent from …

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Pakistan and global export review http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/14/pakistan-and-global-export-review/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/14/pakistan-and-global-export-review/#respond Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:44:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33452 The World Trade Organization (WTO) revealed that the world trade will continue to face strong headwinds in the year 2019 and 2020 after growing more slowly than predicted during last year because of rising trade tensions and increased economic unrest. WTO experts estimate merchandise trade volume growth to decline to 2.6 percent in 2019 — down …

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Which Cities Have the Highest Risk of a Housing Bubble? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/08/which-cities-have-the-highest-risk-of-a-housing-bubble/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/08/which-cities-have-the-highest-risk-of-a-housing-bubble/#respond Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:57:56 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33308 Munich was deemed the city with the highest risk of a housing bubble developing in a recent survey released by investment bank UBS. Other cities at risk include Amsterdam, Toronto, Vancouver and Frankfurt, placing two Canadian and two German cities in the top 7. Amsterdam recorded the strongest annual price increase of any city in the survey …

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The odyssey of Pakistani furniture sector http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/07/the-odyssey-of-pakistani-furniture-sector/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/07/the-odyssey-of-pakistani-furniture-sector/#respond Sun, 06 Oct 2019 19:53:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33202 Pakistan, an agro-based economy with nominal GDP of $236 billion, imports furniture worth billions of rupees every year. During exhibitions, Pakistan-made furniture is exhibited, however, the imported furniture is given equal rather more preference. As regards prices, the imported furniture is relatively expensive vis-à-vis the local furniture. Pakistan’s furniture export has been dismal over the …

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Confidence in fast moving consumer goods: a global perspective http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/07/confidence-in-fast-moving-consumer-goods-a-global-perspective/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/07/confidence-in-fast-moving-consumer-goods-a-global-perspective/#respond Sun, 06 Oct 2019 19:51:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33229 Pakistan holds huge prospects and opportunities for FMCG sector Global conditions continued to improve for consumers as this year was though consumer sentiment didn’t rise unilaterally and several countries saw dips in consumer confidence, with the largest drops coming from emerging market economies. From a global perspective, conditions and prospects for the remainder of the …

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Affection of consumers buying behavior in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/07/affection-of-consumers-buying-behavior-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/07/affection-of-consumers-buying-behavior-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 06 Oct 2019 19:44:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33196 International researchers revealed that the consumer behavior starting from knowing about the product and ending in actual purchase; is determined through various factors. Many studies on factors affecting consumer purchase behavior of many products are obtainable. However, relatively less research has been attempted on consumer purchase behavior of foreign goods and still less research has …

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Pakistan logistics and transport: problems and solutions http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/30/pakistan-logistics-and-transport-problems-and-solutions/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/30/pakistan-logistics-and-transport-problems-and-solutions/#respond Sun, 29 Sep 2019 20:06:06 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32930 Transport & Logistics is not restricted to physical infrastructure usage of rails, roads and transport, sea trade and related freight, but it also includes packaging, delivery, storage facility and trade logistics. Moreover, insurance, renewal costs, high freight, longer delivery times also add up to costs. Opportunity cost, service standards and trade facilitation play pivotal, crucial …

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The transition of power http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/30/the-transition-of-power/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/30/the-transition-of-power/#respond Sun, 29 Sep 2019 19:54:27 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32939 As of 2019, the United States remains the dominant superpower of the world. It controls the most formidable army and enjoys influence across all continents in matters of governance, economics and diplomacy. But according to leading political experts, the American influence is largely based on inertia from previous decades. The policies that were the corner …

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Review of means of Pakistan’s transport system http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/30/review-of-means-of-pakistans-transport-system/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/30/review-of-means-of-pakistans-transport-system/#respond Sun, 29 Sep 2019 19:53:24 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32889 Pakistan’s transportation has a wide and diverse system. In recent years, the new Pakistan National Highway has been completed, improving domestic trade and logistics. The Pakistan railway network owned by the Pakistan Railways Company has also expanded in recent years. The airport and the seaport are also gradually being built with the supplement of domestic …

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