Investment – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:33:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Diplomatic & Foreign Investment Award Ceremony 2019 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/diplomatic-foreign-investment-award-ceremony-2019/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/diplomatic-foreign-investment-award-ceremony-2019/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 20:01:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27711 The post Diplomatic & Foreign Investment Award Ceremony 2019 appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

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Asia Insurance at a glance http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/asia-insurance-at-a-glance/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/asia-insurance-at-a-glance/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 20:00:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27715 Asia Insurance Company Limited is one of the fastest growing Insurance Companies of Pakistan. The company offers various solutions which are inclusive, economical and tailored for its valued clients. The company’s aim is to provide a steady hand, helping people to stand back onto their feet when they experience a mishap while prudently managing risks. …

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Bancassurance: the one stop financial solution http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/bancassurance-the-one-stop-financial-solution/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/bancassurance-the-one-stop-financial-solution/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:53:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27624 As compared to Europe, Pakistan is a market with low insurance penetration and a limited variety of distribution channels. Bancassurance is on the rise, particularly in emerging markets as its outlook remains positive worldwide. In many markets, bancassurance is the primary mode of distribution of insurance products. It is also fast catching up in markets …

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Impressive growth of telecom industry in five years http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/impressive-growth-of-telecom-industry-in-five-years/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/impressive-growth-of-telecom-industry-in-five-years/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:54:49 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27415 Pakistan’s telecom sector has witnessed impressive growth in the past five years. The country’s telecom sector contributed $4.42 billion to national kitty in past three years (July 2014 to June 2017). The number of mobile subscribers rose to 152 million in 2018 from114 million mobile subscribers in 2014. In 2014, 3G licenses were awarded to …

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Laptop assembling/manufacturing plant facility in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/laptop-assembling-manufacturing-plant-facility-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/laptop-assembling-manufacturing-plant-facility-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:52:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27384 The dream has come true as far as the use of information technology gadgets is concerned. People used to talk about free calls, which is more or less a reality since myriads of literate individuals use WhatsApp and Skype as per their convenience. The use of technology has brought convenience and accuracy with somewhat less …

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The key to sustainable growth in MENA? Getting more women into work http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/the-key-to-sustainable-growth-in-mena-getting-more-women-into-work/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/the-key-to-sustainable-growth-in-mena-getting-more-women-into-work/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:01:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27463 As organisations work to harness and develop their people’s skills in order to prepare for the future, no investment is more crucial for our region than supporting women throughout their careers and driving gender diversity within the workforce. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) says the Middle East and North Africa are collectively losing …

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FTA with GCC a must plan for making Pakistan’s economy into effect http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/fta-with-gcc-a-must-plan-for-making-pakistans-economy-into-effect/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/fta-with-gcc-a-must-plan-for-making-pakistans-economy-into-effect/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 20:04:56 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27150 Pakistan’s economy has been in the doldrums for quite some time due to dismal economic activities, precipitous deceleration in foreign direct investment and dwindling exports, to say the least. It’s about time that Pakistan signed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in particular to ensure sound investment and better exports …

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Financial Inclusion: opportunity or outcome? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/financial-inclusion-opportunity-or-outcome/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/financial-inclusion-opportunity-or-outcome/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:57:08 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27108 An efficient financial system is an enabling structure critical to sustainable solutions for a more inclusive, equal and peaceful society. This is because financial inclusion is not just an end goal in itself but means to many ends. Recently, the Finance Minister of Pakistan and the Governor of State Bank of Pakistan chaired a meeting to discuss the first …

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Ambiance of unity, protection, investment and partnerships make a comeback http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/ambiance-of-unity-protection-investment-and-partnerships-make-a-comeback/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/ambiance-of-unity-protection-investment-and-partnerships-make-a-comeback/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:49:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26932 Interview with Mr. Ismail Suttar – CEO, Hub Pak Salt Refinery PAGE: Tell me something about yourself and your organization, please: Ismail Suttar: I am currently working as the CEO of Hub Pak Salt Refinery. I am also Member Board of Directors of Employers’ Federation of Pakistan and Chairman of the EFP Economic Cell. I also …

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Italy joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative – here’s how it exposes cracks in Europe and the G7 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/italy-joins-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative-heres-how-it-exposes-cracks-in-europe-and-the-g7/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/25/italy-joins-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative-heres-how-it-exposes-cracks-in-europe-and-the-g7/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:02:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26986 Italy is projected to be the first G7 nation to officially endorse China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). And that’s raising the ire of both the European Union and the United States. Having re-entered a recession at the end of 2018, the eurozone’s third largest economy is welcoming China’s President Xi Jinping for a three-day …

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