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Pakistan economy

Pakistan and the Global North’s Climate-linked Trade Policy 

Pakistan and the Global North’s Climate-linked Trade Policy 

By Maryam Khan
With the EU and U.S. increasingly using climate targets as trade barriers, Pakistan risks being left behind in the global trend toward sustainability. But it can also be an opportunity for Pakistan to build climate resilience.

How Politics Holds Back Pakistan’s Economy

How Politics Holds Back Pakistan’s Economy

By Uzair Younus
It is politics, not economics, that is preventing a wholesale turnaround of Pakistan’s broader trajectory.
What Are the Prospects for Reviving India-Pakistan Trade?

What Are the Prospects for Reviving India-Pakistan Trade?

By Waleed Sami
India-Pakistan trade has been especially difficult since 2019. What would it take for the neighbors to overcome present barriers to trade?

Pakistan Government Sets the Stage for Reforms: Will the Public Embrace Change?

Pakistan Government Sets the Stage for Reforms: Will the Public Embrace Change?

By Umair Jamal
Among other reforms, it is considering privatizing dozens of loss-making state-owned enterprises.

Strategic Policy Needed for Pakistan’s SMEs

Strategic Policy Needed for Pakistan’s SMEs

By Rameen Shahid
Implementing a proactive strategic policy for Pakistani SMEs is imperative, as the performance of domestic industries is the biggest advertisement for outsiders to follow suit and invest in the country. 

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Pakistani Business Leaders Pitch for Trade Talks With India

Pakistani Business Leaders Pitch for Trade Talks With India

By Umair Jamal
But the country’s aggressive posturing against India will make it difficult for the government to take the process forward.

Pakistan’s New Cabinet Indicates Military’s Influence

Pakistan’s New Cabinet Indicates Military’s Influence

By Umair Jamal
Key ministries have been assigned to those the establishment deems reliable.
New Pakistani Government Seeks Another Bailout From IMF

New Pakistani Government Seeks Another Bailout From IMF

By Umair Jamal
Meanwhile, former Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the Fund not to extend a loan to Pakistan unless an audit of the controversial election is done.

Pakistan’s Election: Who’s Running, What’s the Mood, and Will Anything Change?

Pakistan’s Election: Who’s Running, What’s the Mood, and Will Anything Change?

By Riazat Butt
People on the street say they don't believe things will be different after this election.

Pakistani Crackdown on Iran Border Trade Sparks Protests in Southern Balochistan

Pakistani Crackdown on Iran Border Trade Sparks Protests in Southern Balochistan

By Mariyam Suleman Anees
Informal trade in oil and other goods, which previously provided people in border villages with income, has been halted without putting alternative means of livelihood in place.

Adjusting Pakistan’s Tech Sector Priorities 

Adjusting Pakistan’s Tech Sector Priorities 

By Kashif Hussain
Pakistan’s IT exports nearly doubled over the past five years, but that rate of growth is not sustainable – unless the government takes drastic action.
Pakistan’s Fatal Electricity Bills

Pakistan’s Fatal Electricity Bills

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Inflation and taxes have sent Pakistani electric bills soaring, leading to protests, shuttered businesses, and a wave of suicides.

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