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Smart home appliances market set to witness a significant growth in coming years

  BSH joins bandwagon and targeting to become No.1 home appliances supplier in Pakistan Seeing the huge potential of home appliances industry in Pakistan, more and more foreign brands and companies are investing here to capture the local consumer market. After the influx of Chinese companies like Changhong Ruba, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, a 100-percent subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH Germany will also be soon launching Bosch home appliance products in …

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Karachi is a gift from nature — needs world class infrastructure and incentives to attract investment

  Interview with Khalid Tawab – Senior Vice President, FPCCI Profile Khalid Tawab, a prominent business leader and top ranking businessman, has said in an interview that Karachi is a gift of nature and need to have a world class infrastructure to take advantage of strategically located port city of Pakistan. He said it is unfortunate that infrastructure development is totally neglected, which is a setback to our GDP growth …

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CPEC projects set to be a catalyst of Pakistan’s economic boost

  Balochistan to experience new era of development and prosperity While work is underway on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), domestic as well as foreign investors are showing much interest as this venture is set to be a catalyst for Pakistan to grow its economy at same pace achieved by the leading regional peers. Soon after the launch of this project, major business groups have invested for expanding their production …

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CPEC has become a major attraction for domestic as well as foreign investors

  Cement, steel, other industries set to grow The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has become a major attraction for domestic as well as foreign investors who see this project as catalyst for Pakistan to grow its economy at a pace achieved by leading regional peers. Soon after the launch of the project, some major business groups have already invested in expanding their production capacity of such materials as cement, steel, …

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China becomes major business partner of Pakistan

  PBC discusses business projects with 100 Chinese investors Choosing Pakistan under the flagship of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as investment destination by China has altogether brought a paradigm shift about the perception of Pakistan as the world economic players have included Pakistan on their business map, said Arif Habib, a leading industrialists and a senior member of Pakistan Business Council on the sidelines of a strategic business session with …

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Growth rate of 7pc essential to make a breakthrough in economic front

Pakistan will achieve seven percent growth rate by 2017-18 with aspiration to bring the investment to GDP ratio to 22 percent in the next three years as private sector will be encouraged to play its part in the development of the country. The World Bank expects Pakistan’s fiscal deficit to decline to 3.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Products (GDP) in financial year 2017 in a latest report unveiled. It …

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Telecom: The most vibrant sector to allure foreign investment

  The telecom sector fetched more than $3.9 billion overall investment during last four years for which cellular mobile sector was the main driver behind this achievement. In terms of overall investment in telecom sector, the momentum started in fiscal year 2013 after the up-gradation of telecom networks by 3G and 4G services onward while telecom operators invested a significant amount of $589 million during July- March 2015-16. The availability …

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Telecom sector – Pakistan’s successful, favorite zone of investment

  Presently Pakistan’s telecom industry investments, counting proceeds from 3G/4G spectrum auction and more contributions from operators in infrastructure, have crossed US$2.67 billion mark. The launch of 3G/4G (mobile broadband services) was a success story as within a short span its commercial launch has become a sensation, broadband subscribers have crossed 26 million and the broadband penetration has gone up from less than 3 percent to over 15 percent. FOREIGN …

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Foreign fast food chains face mixed competition to achieve economies of scale; investment environment conducive in Pakistan

  Interview with Mr. Rafiq Rangoonwala – President, Pakistan Food Association Profile: Mr Rafiq Rangoonwala is with the quick service restaurants (QSR) industry since 1980 and has managed several brands like KFC, Hardees, Pizza Hut, Burger King, TGI Fridays, Pizza Express etc. in several countries. Presently, he is the President of Pakistan Food Association as well. Burger King was introduced in Pakistan in 2014 and started its operations in Karachi …

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Full-grown foreign investment environment

  China to set up a large steel factory in Pakistan With improved law and order situation in the country, foreign investors are looking for finding different areas of cooperation to make investment. Currently, Pakistan was providing all necessary facilities to entrepreneurs who were making investments in Pakistan. Pakistan offered great opportunities for investment in its energy generation and infrastructure projects and that was the reason, international investors are looking …

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