Pakistan Investment Conference 2015
Pakistan Investment Conference 2015 held on 4-5th November, 2015 attended by more
than 600 foreign and domestic Investors and had multiple sessions namely Energy,
Oil & Gas, CPEC, Agriculture, Tax Reforms and Investment Opportunities in all Provinces
from Punjab, Sindh, KhyberPukhtunkhwa, FATA & Balochistan
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)
a network of Roads, Railway, Energy Infrastructure and Pipelines with 3,000km from
Gwadar in Pakistan to China's western Xinjiang region - A total of over US$46billion
Pakistan Turkey Business Forum 2015
Board of Investment organized Pakistan Turkey Business Forum 2015 along-with B2B
meetings among investors of both countries.
Pakistan is strategically located to become Asia’s premier trade, energy and transport
corridor. It is also the gateway to the energy rich Central Asian States, the financially
liquid Gulf States and the economically advanced Far Eastern tigers. This strategic
advantage alone makes Pakistan a marketplace teeming with possibilities.
Population and workforce
Pakistan possesses a large pool of trained and experienced engineers, bankers, lawyers
and other professionals with many having substantial international experience. The
consumer market in Pakistan is growing at a very fast pace as reflected by tele-density
which has now reached 125 million.
In the global financial crisis, Pakistan’s economy has shown resilience and performed
better than some of the neighboring countries. The World Bank Report of 2013 confirms
that Pakistan ranks ahead of Russia, Indonesia, Brazil, India and Philippines.Pakistan
is poised to grow at 6 % plus in the next 2-3 years based on strong structural reforms
The Policy has been designed to provide a comprehensive framework for creating a
conducive business environment for the attraction of FDI. Pakistan's policy trends
have been consistent, with liberalization, de-regulation, privatisation, and facilitation
being its foremost cornerstones.
Special Economic Zones
The Law of Special Economic Zones has been made to meet the global challenges of
competitiveness to attract FDI. The law allowsto createindustrial cluster with liberal
incentives, infrastructure, investor facilitation services to enhance productivity
and reduce cost of doing business for economic development and poverty reduction.
Home to Multinationals
In Pakistan private sector brings with it higher international competitiveness.
The government's policies as they now stand offer a market-driven and pragmatic
approach supported by an evolving institutional framework that facilitates free
regional trade, investment flows and some labor mobility throughout Asia.