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China’s huge investment in coal-based power generation projects

  The landmark economic package of China is a depiction of the confidence of China and Pakistan and the deep love for a large number of people of Pakistan. The projects are part of a broad bilateral deal called as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under which the Chinese government and banks will finance Chinese companies to invest $45.6 billion worth of energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan over the next …

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Repercussion of lower oil prices

  The oil industry with its past history of huge profitability is in the downswing. Earnings are at present in a lower position for companies that have made landmark profits in recent years, pushing them to retire more than half their rigs and abruptly cut investments in exploration and production. About 100,000 oil workers have lost their jobs, and manufacturing of drilling and production equipment has fallen drastically. The oil …

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The consumer is a king — A review into Pakistan’s booming retail sector

  With the positivity instilled with the current government, most segments of the economy are showing positive signs of growth. When talking to businessmen on market potential, most say that the sector which is the best choice for investments is the retail sector. Pakistan has population of 180 million people, and frankly, the only entertainment is food and shopping. The demand of both food and shopping is counter to the …

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China’s investments in Pakistan’s energy sector — A significant move

  Pakistan faces chronic power shortages due to rapid growth in demand for electricity. Power outages increased significantly due to the widening gap between supply and demand over the past three years. It has adversely affected the industrial output and economic growth of the country. The energy statistics of Pakistan shows that around 50 percent of the need is met by the indigenous gas production and 29 percent by domestic …

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Pakistan has become an attractive telecom market for foreign and local firms

  Pakistan is rapidly evolving as one of the telecom sector’s key investment prospects. The telecom sector has witnessed a significant year-to-year growth in the country. About 90 percent of Pakistanis live within areas that have cell phone coverage and more than half of the total population has access to a cell phone. The country’s telecom infrastructure is improving dramatically with foreign and domestic investments into fixed-line and mobile networks; …

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Education revolution in Punjab around the corner as every child to be enrolled by 2018

  Punjab Govt considers education as a tool to development Record funds allocated for school and higher education While education is a prime factor in economic and social well being of any nation apart from a strategic tool in nation building through skill development, investment education sector is of prime importance. Punjab government has achieved several milestones in student enrolment, availability and functionality of facilities, in teacher quality and student …

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Thriving fertilizer sector

  Having gained 15.7%CY15TD as compared to 18.9% return in CY14, the Fertilizer sector has clearly attracted investor attention in 2015. This is partly a function of an encouraging start to the year with cumulative fertilizer offtake of the country improving by 6%YoY to 765,800 tons during January 2015 as opposed to 724,200 tons during January 2014. In this regard, total urea offtake in January 2015 stood at 628,800 tons …

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The vital ways of attracting foreign investment

  Infrastructure development and logistics is one of the vital ways through which any country can attract foreign investment and help achieve sustainable development for the growth of an economy. Considering the case of Pakistan, the focus on infrastructure while given importance isn’t always the most important aspect to consider since there are other issues the country has to deal with. There are the political sit-ins in the country, which …

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Financial education for youth

  There are lots of investment program in our country for big and small investors but no one ever have focused on creating some programs related to income generation for very small income persons or for school going kids. In our society income matters and it is a social security for one’s survival. I personally seriously felt the need of teaching our children about saving and investment ideas and its …

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EXPO centre – A best source to thrive Karachi’s trade and investment potential

  Karachi is now among the top ten ranking of largest cities globally. During 2005, the population of Karachi was at 15.1 million which is predicted to reach 27.5 million by 2020. The number of households in 2005 was about 2.1 million and by 2020 it will rise to 3.9 million, which means a rise of 1.77 million households, at an average size of 7 persons per household. Even at …

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