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  1. 1. [Punjab Board of Investment and Trade Untapped Investment Opportunities in Punjab ] 1
  2. 2. TODAY’S AGENDA• Snapshot of Pakistan• Snapshot of Punjab• Overview of Potential Sectors• Overview of PBIT Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 2
  3. 3. SALIENT FEATURES OF PAKISTAN • Pakistan GDP is USD 162 Billion (current USD) • Ranked as the 46th economy in the world. • Population of 169 Million Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 3Source: Data @ World Bank
  4. 4. PAKISTAN: INVESTMENT DESTINATION OF CHOICE 1: Geo-strategic Location The gateway to the energy rich Central Asian States, the financially liquid Gulf States and the economically advanced Far Eastern Economies 2: Trained Workforce Proficient in English, hardworking and skilled mostly in engineering and medicine 3: Positive Economic Outlook One of the fastest growing economies of the world having touched a GDP growth rate of 8.4% in 2005. Over 170 million consumers. Foreign Direct Investment has risen sharply from an average of $300 million in the 1990s to over $3.7 billion in 2008-09 4: Investment Policies Tailor made to suit investor needs. No investment in Pakistan has ever been nationalized 5: Financial Markets Development of improved infrastructure in the stock exchanges of the country Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 4
  5. 5. POLICY INCENTIVES• 100% Foreign Equity is allowed• Remittance of capital, profits, dividends, etc is allowed• Advanced tax ruling• International arbitration enforcement guide• All economic sectors in Punjab open to FDI• Equal Treatment of local and foreign Investors• No government sanction is required• Only 5% customs duty on import of parts not available in Pakistan Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 5
  6. 6. • USA; close brush with sovereign default• Euro zone; in sovereign debt crisis• Middle East; heading into tumultuous era beginning with the Arab spring• India, China, Argentina, Turkey and Brazil; turning red hot, running out of growth space.• Where next? 6
  7. 7. Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 7
  8. 8. PUNJAB – REGION OF UNTAPPED OPPORTUNITIES • Punjab GPP 95 billion (Current USD) • 58.5% of Pakistan’s National Economy • Population of 93 Million • Most industrialized province of Pakistan • Fertile and well irrigated agricultural land PUNJAB • Business conducive policy regime • Political commitment to Private Sector Development 8Potential & Opportunities in Punjab
  9. 9. MARKET SIZE COMPARISON 93 82 Population in million 75 68 63 49 40 34 29 27 22 Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 9Source: Data @ World Bank
  10. 10. PUNJAB LEADS MANY COUNTRIES IN GDP 95 88 GDP in USD billion 63 52 49 42 35 25 21 12 8 6 Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 10Source: Data @ World Bank
  11. 11. WORLD BANK: EASE OF DOING BUSINESS 2011 167 127 134 116 123 102 107 79 83 1 Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 11Source: World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index 2011
  12. 12. SECTORS IN FOCUSAgriculture Livestock InfrastructurePower Mining Manufacturing
  13. 13. Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 13
  14. 14. PBIT’s Role and Focus as an IPA 14
  15. 15. Services PBIT provides to Investors POTENTIAL INVESTORS1. One-to-One Relationship2. Reduced Time to Market PBIT’s3. Link Relevant Government ONE WINDOW OPERATION Departments4. Matchmaking between International businesses and 42 RELEVANT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES local businesses FOR ACQUIRING PERMISSIONS AND AUTHORIZATIONS 15
  16. 16. PBIT’S STRATEGIC FOCUS AREA1. Build Punjab’s image and perception2. Identify opportunity and develop concrete sellable projects3. Match-make investors, generate MOU/EOI/Agreements and follow-up on these with related departments till execution4. Undertake trade promotion to boost exports5. Carry out Business Facilitation and undertake policy advocacy Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 16
  17. 17. [ ] Get Connected Potential & Opportunities in Punjab 17
  18. 18. PHILIPPINESPopulation 94 Million (12TH )GDP $188.719 Billion (33RD)Per Capita $ 2007 (7TH)Economy 46th largestHDI 0.603 (97TH)GINI 45.8Export Market Ranking 30th Largest ExportExchange rate as per US $ 45.11FDI stock Abroad $ 6.582 BillionInvestment in Pakistan $1.148 BillionInterest rate 4.5%Inflation rate 5.5%Unemployment 7.3%GDP Growth 7.3% 18
  19. 19. TRADE IMPORTS EXPORTSElectronic Products Electronic productsMineral Fuels Semi ConductorsMachinery Transport equipmentTransport Equipment GarmentsIron and Steel Copper ProductsTextile FabricsGrains Petroleum ProductsChemicals Coconut OilPlastic Fruits 19
  20. 20. Major Trade PartnersIMPORTS EXPORTS • USA• Japan • Japan• USA • Netherlands• China • Hong Kong• Singapore • China• South Korea • Germany• Taiwan • Singapore• Thailand • South Korea 20
  21. 21. OUR TRADE WITH PHILIPINESExports ImportsRice Auto partsPharmaceuticals Machinery and its partsCotton Products PaperGlass and Glassware Paper boards 21
  22. 22. Potential Sectors for Trade• Halal food• Vegetables• Live stock• Agriculture• Manpower Training 22
  23. 23. Competitive Edge in Pakistan• Low cost labor• Exchange Rate Advantage• Unsaturated Market• Foreign Exchange Earning Sector 23

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