Investment – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:19:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Strengthening Japanese currency keeping auto sales under pressure http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/strengthening-japanese-currency-keeping-auto-sales-under-pressure/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/strengthening-japanese-currency-keeping-auto-sales-under-pressure/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:54:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24460 Automobile sales were up nominally in December 2018, as against 17%YoY decline in November 2018, sales were up 11%MoM. This is the first time in 12 years (since December 2005) that sales have increased in December on MoM basis. This brings 1HFY19 sales number to 120,066 units, down by 3%YoY. This is also the first …

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Top upcoming car manufacturers in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/top-upcoming-car-manufacturers-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/top-upcoming-car-manufacturers-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:52:11 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24436 The auto policy 2016-21 indeed seems to be revolutionary for the automobile industry and it seems that the monopoly of local Japanese automakers will soon end in Pakistan. Many new automakers are entering Pakistani market and ready to give tough competition to the existing ones namely; Toyota, Honda, and Suzuki. Following are the new companies …

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New entrants in the auto sector of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/new-entrants-in-the-auto-sector-of-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/new-entrants-in-the-auto-sector-of-pakistan/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:51:24 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24453 Pakistan, a country with over 208 million population with educated middle class, is focus of attention of the automobile investors of the world. A recent development reveals that the world’s renowned auto brands are flexing their muscles to make their way to Pakistan and explore the untapped market which is solely dominated by the Japanese …

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Need of fair auto policy objective http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/need-of-fair-auto-policy-objective/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/need-of-fair-auto-policy-objective/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:49:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24464 Present government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan needs to announce a comprehensive auto policy that could attract new foreign manufacturer and create a healthy competitive business environment. The country can attract investments of $4-5 billion over the next three to four years in the automobile industry, according to Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and …

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BOI has crystal-clear plans to put Pakistan in the list of top 100 economics and boost investment influx http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/boi-has-crystal-clear-plans-to-put-pakistan-in-the-list-of-top-100-economics-and-boost-investment-influx/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/boi-has-crystal-clear-plans-to-put-pakistan-in-the-list-of-top-100-economics-and-boost-investment-influx/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:49:10 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24173 Interview with Mr Haroon Sharif — Chairman, Board of Investment PAGE: Tell me something about yourself and the Board of Investment (BOI) please: Haroon Sharif: Currently, I am serving as the Chairman of the Board of Investment. Having an extensive and well-rounded experience of working in about 16 countries with regard to economic policy, international development, …

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How profitable is to invest in Gwadar? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/how-profitable-is-to-invest-in-gwadar/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/how-profitable-is-to-invest-in-gwadar/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:51:51 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23736 For both foreign and local investors, Gwadar Port city offers enormous business opportunities. Gwadar Port has the potential to become the industrial crown of the country. It can transform the Pakistan’s economic status forever. It will enjoy prime importance because of its geo-strategic location marking the confluence of South Asia, West Asia and Central Asia. …

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Growth of social sector vital for Balochistan’s economic progress http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/growth-of-social-sector-vital-for-balochistans-economic-progress/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/growth-of-social-sector-vital-for-balochistans-economic-progress/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:50:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23750 The policy makers in Quetta and Islamabad should focus on the development of social sector and make significant investments in education and health to produce the required social capital for the economic development of Balochistan. The province will take years to come at par with developed regions of the country but considerable emphasis with better …

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Put money into agri and power sector for excellent prospects http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/put-money-into-agri-and-power-sector-for-excellent-prospects/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/put-money-into-agri-and-power-sector-for-excellent-prospects/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:49:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23747 Interview with Syed Shariq Waqar — an analyst PAGE: Your suggestions for investment: Syed Shariq Waqar: I suggest that the Pakistanis should not invest in Forex market. Investment in forex market only creates a panic in the market which causes nothing but only devaluation of the Pak Rupee. The best way to invest is in agricultural …

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Investment in gold best and safe way; good to buy stocks but it carries some risks http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/investment-in-gold-best-and-safe-way-good-to-buy-stocks-but-it-carries-some-risks/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/investment-in-gold-best-and-safe-way-good-to-buy-stocks-but-it-carries-some-risks/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:48:05 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23744 Dealings in stock/shares, mutual funds, silver and REITs offer good return Interview with Mr Nouman Zaheer – Director, Investment Multiline Securities (Private) Limited PAGE: Where should people invest their money as a buffer? Nouman Zaheer: Inflationary pressures are the more technical reason that force people to invest. Inflation is an economic concept that explains why the …

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Where to invest your money? (Facts & Figures) http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/where-to-invest-your-money-facts-figures/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/where-to-invest-your-money-facts-figures/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:46:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23682 Country wise net FDI in Pakistan ($ Million) Country 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Jul-Nov 2019 China 126.1 90.6 695.8 319.1 1,063.60 1,211.70 1,812.60 584 UK 205.8 633 157 169.6 151.6 215.8 307.5 79 USA 227.7 227.1 212.1 223.9 13.2 44.6 136.3 56 Hong Kong 80.3 242.6 228.5 136.2 93.3 17.2 4.1 -1.8 …

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