Pak Economy

Important information about Pakistan economy


Investment Facilitation Centre for Overseas Pakistanis

The Government of Pakistan attaches high priority to the overseas Pakistanis and is keen to promote, nurture and sustain a mutually beneficial and symbiotic relationship between Pakistan and overseas Pakistanis. Overseas Pakistanis can contribute much more than making foreign exchange remittances. Their role in image building, transfer of technology, and […]


اوورسیز پاکستانی اور بجٹ 2018-19

آئندہ مالی کے بجٹ 2018-19 کے حوالے سے اعلان کردہ نئ ٹیکس سکیم میں شامل رئیل اسٹیٹٹ سے متعلق اصلاحات کے ذریعے حکومت محصولات کی چوری اور غیر قانونی رقم جمع کرنے والوں کی حوصلہ شکنی کرنے کے لغے کوشاں ہے- ماہرین کا کہنا ہے کہ اس سکیم میں بہت […]


A layperson’s guide to the federal budget 2018-19

By Mustafa Nazir Ahmed As finance minister, presents the federal budget 2018-19, which will be the last of the incumbent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government, it is high time to make an attempt at uncovering the story hidden behind the numbers. The idea is to enable the reader to: (a) […]


Pakistan Economic Survey 2017-18 Highlights

Pakistan’s economy will grow 5.8 percent this fiscal year, the fastest pace in 13 years, the country’s de facto finance minister, Miftah Ismail, said on Thursday, a day before he announces the 2018/2019 budget. Pakistan’s economy has seen growth accelerate in recent years but it has not been without problems. […]


Pakistan tax reforms and amnesty scheme 2018

 Quick summary of the most important changes made under the announced package. CNIC numbers will be used as National Taxation Numbers (NTN) to monitor tax compliance. No taxes for people with annual income below PKR 1.2 million. Maximum of 15% taxes on annual income above PKR 4.8 million. Minimal penalties […]


Pakistan’s treasure chest of rubies

AFP The people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) are sitting on a treasure chest: millions of rubies, estimated to be worth up to half a billion dollars, are lying beneath them. But archaic tools and a lack of investment in infrastructure and techniques are hampering efforts to transform the […]


A new governance system

By Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman Our country stands at a crossroads of its history. Exports are down to $21.7 billion while imports have risen by 18 percent to $49 billion. The trade deficit has reached an alarming $26.9 billion and it is likely to grow to $30 billion this year. The current […]