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  Economy of Pakistan Summary
Pakistan is a developing country with the world's sixth-largest population, and an economic growth rate that has been consistently positive since a 1951 recession.
Pakistan, a developing country, is the List of countries by populationsixth most populous in the world and is faced with a number of challenges on the political and economic fronts throughout its History of Pakistanhistory.
Pakistan's economic outlook has brightened in recent years in conjunction with rapid economic growth and a dramatic improvement in its foreign exchange position as a result of its current account surplus and a consequent rapid growth in hard currency reserves.
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  Economy of Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pakistan is a developing country with the world's sixth-largest population, and an economic growth rate that has been consistently positive since a 1951 recession.
Pakistan, a developing country, is the sixth most populous in the world and is faced with a number of challenges on the political and economic fronts throughout its history.
Pakistan's economic outlook has brightened in recent years in conjunction with rapid economic growth and a dramatic improvement in its foreign exchange position as a result of its current account surplus and a consequent rapid growth in hard currency reserves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Economy_of_Pakistan   (6144 words)

  
 pakistan economy
Economy - overview Pakistan is a poor, heavily populated country, suffering from internal political disputes, lack of foreign investment, and a costly confrontation with neighboring India.
Pakistan has made privatization a cornerstone of economic revival, but may have difficulty attracting new investors until it receives positive endorsement from the World Bank.
The IMF credit, which amounted to an endorsement of the economic reforms initiated by the military regime, was crucial for Pakistan to prevent a default on the repayment of part of its external debts, which fall due shortly.
www.reportcube.com /pakistan_economy.htm   (289 words)

  
 Pakistan Economy
Pakistan's extreme poverty and underdevelopment are key concerns, but the Government of Pakistan has reined in the fiscal mismanagement that produced massive foreign debt, and officials have committed to using international assistance--including a major part of a proposed $3 billion 5-year U.S. assistance package--to address Pakistan's long-term problems of high illiteracy and inadequate healthcare.
Pakistan's economic prospects began to increase significantly due to unprecedented inflows of foreign assistanceÊat the end of 2001, a trend which is expected to continue through 2009.
Pakistan announced that privatization in the oil and gas sector is a priority, as is the substitution of indigenous gas for imported oil, especially in the production of power.
www.nationbynation.com /Pakistan/Economy.html   (1175 words)

  
 Economy - Pakistan - Asia
Like most developing countries, Pakistan is confronted with the problems of rapid population growth, sizable budget deficits, and heavy dependence on foreign aid and loans.
The economy is strained from supporting a large military establishment and from providing for the needs of Afghan refugees.
The fact that the country survived the sanctions without a collapse of its currency or violent street demonstrations is generally regarded as proof of the country’s resilience.
www.countriesquest.com /asia/pakistan/economy.htm   (201 words)

  
 The Promise of Contemporary Pakistan
Pakistan’s vulnerability to extremism and militancy was recently illustrated by twin attacks by Islamic militants within ten days of each other on General Musharraf, from which he narrowly escaped.
Pakistan consists of four provinces, populated by different ethnic groups such as Punjabis, Sindhis, Pashtoons, Mujhars, etc. The provinces have been fighting among themselves over the distribution of financial resources, civil service quotas, and over their share of water and other natural resources.
Presently, Pakistan’s economy is in a greatly improved situation and on the path of revival.
www.acdis.uiuc.edu /Research/S&Ps/2003-04-Wi/S&P-Wi-2003/promise_pakistan.html   (2816 words)

  
 Pakistan Economy, Pakistan People, Culture, Flag
The flag of Pakistan is green with a vertical white band on the hoist side; a large white crescent and star in the center of the green field.
Agriculture is the mainstay of economy in Pakistan.
Pakistan is self-sufficient in wheat, rice and sugar.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/pakistan1.html   (520 words)

  
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In the late-1990s, Pakistan was in a position of extreme vulnerability, and, after a decade of inward-looking policies, in November 1999 the country embarked on a significant economic reform program and has since achieved considerable improvements.
Pakistan’s Economy: Pakistan has turned around a deteriorating macroeconomic situation to a rapidly improving one.
The CAS was designed to support Pakistan’s pursuit of these goals by strengthening macroeconomic stability and government effectiveness, improving the business environment for growth, and improving equity through support for pro-poor and pro-gender policies.
www.pakistanstudies-aips.org /en/economy.htm   (1321 words)

  
 ABN AMRO Pakistan - Economy Watch Bulletin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This tranche is still awaited, and although Pakistan is not desperate for the funds per se, a positive signal from the IMF is still the cornerstone for Pakistan's economic reforms.
Despite being a provincial responsibility, Pakistan's agricultural policymaking is centralized and coordinated by a variety of federal ministries.
Pakistan's case is different; austerity is needed to reduce a stubborn fiscal imbalance that has been pressurizing the external sector.
www.abnamro.com.pk /php/economy-watch.php?id=18   (2082 words)

  
 US Economy and US GDP Growth, United State Economy
US Economy is the powerful economy of the world.
The US economy has an edge over other rich countries as indicated by its labour force growth rate of 1.3% (1997-03), while other high income countries have less than 1% growth in workforce over these years.
The US has the largest and most technologically powerful economy in the world, with a per capita Gross National income of $37,610, (2003) this figure is significantly higher in comparison to that of other developed countries.
www.economywatch.com /world_economy/usa   (335 words)

  
 China Economy, Chinese Economy, Economy of China
China Economy is the fastest growing economy in the world.
China is the most populous country in the world with number of people crossing 1.298 billion in 2004.
Although China is still among the developing countries with a relatively low per capita income, it has experienced tremendous economic growth since the late 1970s.
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 Pakistan HQ : Economy Of Pakistan
Pakistan, the second largest South Asian country after India and one of the majoractors in the politics of the Muslim world.
Pakistan has recently passed laws greatly limiting child labor and indenturedservitude, but those laws are universally ignored, and some 11 million children,...
Pakistan HQ excludes all liability of any kind (including negligence) in respect of any third party information or other material made available on, or which can be accessed using, this Website.
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 BBC News | The Economy | Pakistan stock market tumbles
Meanwhile Pakistan's central bank on Thursday extended the suspension on trading in foreign exchange for a week, in an effort to prevent a possible flight of hard currency.
Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves - estimated at $1.4bn - are enough for about three weeks of imports.
Pakistan's economic prospects took a turn for the worse last year, when the IMF and other international lenders halted new loans because of its nuclear tests.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/the_economy/474504.stm   (572 words)

  
 News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The review was generally upbeat about Pakistan's economy and said economic developments in the last fiscal year ending June 2006 were "favorable," with gross domestic product growth buoyant at 6.6 percent, although lower from the previous year's 8.6 percent, and inflation was declining to 7.6 percent.
It said an increase in domestic demand was a risk to the economic outlook, because it had negative effects on the trade and current account deficits, as well as on the pace of disinflation during 2005/06.
Pakistan's current account deficit has increased to $5 billion, or 3.9 percent of GDP, from $1.5 billion, or 1.4 percent of GDP, a year earlier.
www.pakistanlink.com /Headlines/Dec06/08/14.htm   (333 words)

  
 Pakistan Economy
Pakistan's extreme poverty and underdevelopment are key concerns, but the Government of Pakistan has reined in the fiscal mismanagement that produced massive foreign debt, and officials have committed to using international assistance--including a major part of a proposed $3 billion 5-year U.S. assistance package--to address Pakistan's long-term problems of high illiteracy and inadequate healthcare.
Pakistan's economic prospects began to increase significantly due to unprecedented inflows of foreign assistanceÊat the end of 2001, a trend which is expected to continue through 2009.
Pakistan announced that privatization in the oil and gas sector is a priority, as is the substitution of indigenous gas for imported oil, especially in the production of power.
www.multied.com /nationbynation/Pakistan/Economy.html   (1175 words)

  
 Pakistan Economy « Lahore School of Economics
The Pakistan Economic Update prepared by the Pakistan Resident Mission of ADB provides an analysis of economic trends in Pakistan during the first three quarters of the fiscal year, and presents an outlook of the economy for the whole year.
Rashid emphasized that this was the juncture in Pakistan’s economic trajectory for it to learn to leap frog technologically from a labour intensive economy, skipping the intermediate stages of resource based and scale based activities to a knowledge based economy.
Pakistan MTDF 2005-10: “Move in an organized and disciplined manner, towards an efficient, balanced, internationally competitive, environmental friendly and technologically driven knowledge economy for rapid and sustainable growth to become an industrialized nation in 25 years”.
lahoreschool.wordpress.com /tag/pakistan-economy   (2822 words)

  
 Pakistan Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zaidi made a critical analysis of economic and social development in Pakistan in the context of regional and global factors, and identified the key issues that have influenced Pakistan’s economy in the past.
He said Pakistan’s economy in the fiscal year 2002-03 reflected a growth rate of 5.1 per cent, the highest in the last eight years.
In his concluding remarks, Zaidi said domestic, regional and global factors, though not directly related to Pakistan’s economy, are likely to have a significant impact on its future political and economic developments.
www.observerindia.com /reports/rp040223.htm   (322 words)

  
 Freeline Movers
THE ECONOMY OF Pakistan grew at a rate 5.1% during the period of 1965 to 1980.
Pakistan’s economy is always dependent on the foreign economic assistance provided by foreign countries and international organizations like IMF and the World Bank.
Pakistan is basically an agricultural country with its economy mainly dependent on the agricultural income.
www.flm.com.pk /economy.html   (1161 words)

  
 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - Economy of Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pakistan's economic prospects began to increase significantly due to unprecedented inflows of foreign assistance at the end of 2001.
Pakistan's exports continue to be dominated by cotton textiles and apparel, despite government diversification efforts.
Pakistan has received significant loan/grant assistance from international financial institutions (e.g., the IMF, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank) and bilateral donors, particularly after it began using its military/financial resources in the war on terror.
globaledge.msu.edu /ibrd/CountryEconomyPrint.asp?CountryID=34&RegionID=3   (1546 words)

  
 *** Adventure Tours Pakistan - Economy ***
Pakistan is a developing country which has faced a number of challenges on both political and economic fronts.
Despite being a very poor country in 1947, Pakistan's economic growth rate was better than the global average during the subsequent four decades, but imprudent policies led to a slowdown in the late 1990s.
Pakistan's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2005 was estimated at US$404.6 billion and its per capita GDP was US$2,400.
www.atp.com.pk /pakistan/economy.html   (319 words)

  
 Opinion
Pakistan is helping the government of Afghanistan in its pursuit of economic development and rehabilitation but still uncertainty in Kabul creates fears in the eyes of Pakistan.
Government of Pakistan is seeking the help of Chinese Government to develop the declining sector of communications, especially in railways, as it is the cheapest, reliable and environment-friendly medium essential for economic revival.
Pakistan and other developing countries may be able to weaken or delay the abolition of import tariff, but will not be able to chunk that altogether.
www.defencejournal.com /2003/feb/economy.htm   (3745 words)

  
 Brief On Pakistan's Economy
Pakistan's economy in fiscal 2002-3 demonstrated strong resilience in the face of a continuing global economic downturn.
Despite these challenges, Pakistan managed to register a 5.1% GDP growth rate--the highest in the South Asia region and fifth highest in Asia overall--and attained significant macroeconomic stability.
In addition, Pakistan secured over $800 million of foreign direct investment over the fiscal year and achieved significant debt reduction at 6.2% of total external debt.
www.embassyofpakistan.org /pb2.php   (378 words)

  
 Pakistan Times | Top Story: Medium term outlook for economy in Pakistan seems Good: ADB
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economic Update prepared by the Pakistan Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) provides an analysis of economic trends in Pakistan during the first three quarters of fiscal year 2005/06, and presents an outlook of the economy for the whole year.
Peter Fedon, said “the medium term outlook for the economy looks good and although economic growth decelerated in the first half of 2005/6, the economy is expected to still post robust growth for the full year.”
Pakistan’s external debt declined by $589 million to $35.2 billion in the first half of 2005/6.
www.pakistantimes.net /2006/06/04/business1.htm   (688 words)

  
 Society
The state of economy is now being regarded as the main criterion in evaluating the economic development, progress, prosperity, and economic well-being and level of civilization of any country of the world in the present time.
Besides the planning of economy based on the political whims tend to ignore the ground reality fo economic forces prevailing in the country and as a result the economy of Pakistan was for most of the time not in tune with the economic challenges that confronted the state.
For the last few yeas, it appears that the importance of economy has come to be realized and recognized and the readers of the economy find books and literature on the subject with certain depth and concrete study of the issues.
www.pakistaneconomist.com /issue2001/issue4/etc5.htm   (518 words)

  
 Pakistan's strength & Weaknesses
Location and size: Pakistan is the world's seventh most populous country and is therefore in a better position than smaller countries that are limited in terms of their scope of growth and expansion.
Pakistan's size also also means that the country has a large domestic market that it has access to.
Economies of scale will be harder to achieve for Pakistani firms as compared to the multi nationals who can harness the full power of economies of scale.
www.american.edu /carmel/as5514a/pakistans_strength__weaknesses.htm   (727 words)

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