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Difficult act of balancing

  The current financial year (2012-13) is likely to close on a pessimistic note with: 1) looming balance of payments crisis, high budget deficit, exports proving dismal for financing imports but above all country continue to suffer from ‘trust deficit’. The conditions are marred by general elections for the time being because the caretaker government has no mandate to take some crucial decisions, including finalizing terms and conditions for the …

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Auto sector: An emerging sector in Pakistan exports

  Top Chinese firm Zotye holding group taking interest to make Pakistan an export base country for automobiles Auto sector is one of the emerging sectors in Pakistan exports and efforts are being taken by Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) for the promotion of exports of this sector to the world over. A leading Chinese Group Zotye Holding Group has expressed its interest to make Pakistan an export base …

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Pakistan can fetch substantial forex through export of services

  Boundaries between services and industry are changing fast, and about half of all services in modern industrialized economies are sold and bought while embedded in the form of goods. While the content and function of goods remain important, the designing, marketing, consultancy and advertising services claim a share of the value added to goods. Manufacturing, too, has important contribution from services, such as resource planning, warehousing, value chain analysis, …

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Molasses production, exports on the rise

  Molasses is an offshoot of the sugar refining industry. Its universal availability mostly depends on the production of sugar out of sugarcane and sugar beets. Sugarcane is vastly grown in tropical or sub-tropical regions like Asia, Central and South America, Africa and Australia. Sugar beets are cultivated mainly in the northern hemisphere and come from more temperate crops in Europe, North America, partly Northern Africa as well as Northern …

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What GSP Plus offers to Pakistan?

  The European Union (EU) has granted Pakistan GSP plus status despite resistance from India. At the best Pakistan will be able to add another one billion dollars to its exports. Local manufacturers will have to face stiff competition from other countries of the region particularly China, India and Bangladesh. After grant of GSP Plus status, Pakistan will enjoy increased access to the EU market. Pakistan has been trying to …

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