CPEC – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:35:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.4 CPEC: A dream come true or an allegory http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/13/cpec-a-dream-come-true-or-an-allegory/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/13/cpec-a-dream-come-true-or-an-allegory/#respond Sun, 12 Jan 2020 22:30:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36611 “With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve”.– (Quaid-e-Azam). Pakistan is sharing its borders with India, Afghanistan, Iran, and China but more closely relationships and true friend is China who always aided Pakistan in hard times and they have been enjoying their cordial relationships with each other since …

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Robust changing trend in Balochistan’s financial sector http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/06/robust-changing-trend-in-balochistans-financial-sector/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/06/robust-changing-trend-in-balochistans-financial-sector/#respond Sun, 05 Jan 2020 22:55:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36416 Strategically located Balochistan offers tremendous opportunities for growth of financial sector as the security situation in the province continues to improve and the projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), development of Gwadar Port and untapped natural resources have brought the province in the radar screen of international investors. Present government led by Prime Minister …

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Soaring FDI in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/06/soaring-fdi-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/06/soaring-fdi-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 05 Jan 2020 21:50:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36409 Researchers say that the economic performance and economic growth of a country is influenced through multiple factors. For economies in general and developing economies in particular, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been believed and argued as a significant determinant, basically made to acquire lasting interest in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that …

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Promote, support and foster hospitality sector of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/23/promote-support-and-foster-hospitality-sector-of-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/23/promote-support-and-foster-hospitality-sector-of-pakistan/#respond Sun, 22 Dec 2019 23:15:43 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35935 Pakistan is a country of natural beauty, hilly mountains, longest beach, favorable climate, four seasons which are the key factors to develop eco-tourism, sustainable tourism and rural tourism. Pakistan has many archeological and historical sites too. And the hospitality of people and local culture, life style is a unique selling point. Tourism is a growing …

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Gwadar – an emerging tourist attraction http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/23/gwadar-an-emerging-tourist-attraction/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/23/gwadar-an-emerging-tourist-attraction/#respond Sun, 22 Dec 2019 23:00:36 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35943 Private sector initiatives impressive projects towards coastal tourism Tourism is the most important and fastest growing economic activity occurring in the sea. According to the international surveys and statistics, domestic tourism means local visitors, represents 71.2% of all tourism spending in 2018. The trend had depicted a strongest growth rate in coming years. It is …

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Cement industry – an economic catalyst http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/cement-industry-an-economic-catalyst/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/cement-industry-an-economic-catalyst/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:50:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34962 The importance of the construction industry in boosting the economy is globally tested and accepted. The increase or decrease in the sales of the cement is typically used as an indicator to judge the economic activity and employment conditions in the country. Even trading of the cement stocks play an important role in determining the …

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Moving towards green energy through launch of EV policy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/moving-towards-green-energy-through-launch-of-ev-policy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/moving-towards-green-energy-through-launch-of-ev-policy/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:45:25 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34752 The world is fast moving towards an electric mobility revolution. Some countries have gone as far as to announce plans to completely halt the sale of Fossil Fuel Vehicles (FFVs). Norway plans to ban sale of all FFVs by 2025, Netherlands plans to ban such sales by 2030, while France and UK plan to do …

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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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More China’s investment offerings in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/more-chinas-investment-offerings-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/more-chinas-investment-offerings-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:23:03 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35057 China being Pakistan’s favorite country, friend and now a favorite investor after the opening of the economic corridor of Pakistan. I’m actually talking about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project that China has started in Pakistan. Pakistan has always knocked the Chinese doors for any sorts of help and China being the best friend is …

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Pakistan’s economy heading in right path, will see more positive results soon http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/pakistans-economy-heading-in-right-path-will-see-more-positive-results-soon/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/pakistans-economy-heading-in-right-path-will-see-more-positive-results-soon/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:04:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34994 Mega CPEC projects can help overcome major economic hardships of Pakistan Interview with Mr Shamim A. Firpo – Chairman, Firpo Group of Companies PAGE: Tell me something about yourself and your organization, please: Shamim A. Firpo: I started life’s struggle at a very young age. When I was six year old my father died and …

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