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Economic Review 2019

Economic Review 2019

Pakistan’s economy in 2019 faced many challenges like trade, current account and budget deficits, increase in electricity and gas prices, high inflation and political situation of the country. Trade deficit is continuously increasing; government is trying to control this as …

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Snapshots of key economic developments in fy19

Snapshots of key economic developments in fy19

The economy of Pakistan experienced adjustments during fiscal year 2019, which includes — the exchange rate was realigned with the market fundamentals; interest rates were sharply increased; Public Sector Development Expenditure was significantly curtailed and energy prices were raised. These …

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Jinnah & Rafi Butt

Jinnah & Rafi Butt

“Every Political Struggle has economic roots- Universal principles of Scarcity of Resources and struggle for Economic Interests govern the outcome of Conflicts” Adam Smith Research is creating new knowledge by seeing what everyone else has seen but deducing results and …

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Gwadar port takes first step towards success

The Gwadar port in Balochistan ultimately went operational for export this month. This was the great news for the country’s economic jubilation in the year-end bearing future prospect. With a functional Gwadar port, the burden on the Karachi port will …

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Trend to watch in global oil trade in 2020

Trend to watch in global oil trade in 2020

The year 2019 witnessed a mix of some predictable events—such as Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia extending their cooperation pact, but a few unpredictable i.e. attacks on Saudi oil facilities and ships carrying oil. Many of the …

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Will US Dollar loose it’s kingpin status?

Will US dollar loose it’s kingpin status?

At the conclusion of the Islamic summit in Malaysia, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad praised Iran and Qatar for withstanding economic embargoes and said it was important for the Muslim world to be self-reliant to face future threats. He said “With …

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Emerging challenges for consumer sector

Emerging challenges for consumer sector

Pakistan faces new challenges and emerging issues in the highly competitive world of consumer products, which is more complex, well-connected and fast-moving than ever. Whereas, it creates enormous opportunities, it also enhances risk factors. The products and services actually constitute …

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