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Policy Parameters

Manufacturing Sector

Non -Manufacturing Sectors

    Agriculture Infrastructure & Social Services including IT & Telecom Services
Govt. Permission

Not required except 4 specified industries *

Not required except specific licenses from concerned agencies.
Remittance of capital, profits, dividends, etc. Allowed


Upper Limit of foreign equity allowed 100% 100%** 100% 100%
Customs duty on import of PME 5% 0% 5% 0-5%
Tax relief (IDA, % of PME cost) 25% 25%
Royalty & Technical Fee No restriction for payment of royalty & technical fee. Allowed as per guidelines - Initial lump-sum upto $100,000 - Max Rate 5% of net sales - Initial period 5 years

Specified Industries:

  • Arms and ammunitions
  • High Explosives.
  • Radioactive substances
  • Security Printing, Currency and Mint.
  • No new unit for the manufacturing of alcohol, except, industrial alcohol ** Only for CAF (Corporate Agriculture Farming)

PME= Plant, Machinery and Equipment
IDA= Initial Depreciation Allowance>


Important Investment Policies and Acts

Investment Policy 2013 (English)

Investment Policy 2013 (Urdu)

FDI Strategy 2013-17

Investment Acts

UNCITRAL rules on transparency in treaty based investor state arbitration. Clear Copy