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Special Economic Zones

Special economic zones

One of the most prominent yet generally lesser known legal regimes or policy initiatives for benefit of business and investment attraction in recent time in Pakistan has been the introduction…

Importance Of Special Economic Zones

Importance of special economic zones

Now when we see the assent accorded to the parliament-adopted Special Economic Zones Bill 2012, by President Asif Zardari who signed the Bill during a special ceremony held at the…

Role Of Free Economic Zones In The Economy

Role of free economic zones in the economy

The Export Processing Zones (EPZs) or special economic zones (SEZ) can be summarised as a unit bearing clusters of specially designed zones of aggressive economic activity for the promotion of…

Economic potential of free zones

Pakistan missed what today from a distance of about 40 years appears to be a dream-boat of a lifetime when Ghulam Ishaq Khan, the then finance minister of the military…

Development of Special Technology Zones

Software development and IT-enabled services (ITeS) for data centres, technical service/call centres, and telecom services make up the majority of the Pakistani ICT industry. After India, Bangladesh, and the US,…

Economic policy by the interim govt

Given Pakistan is facing very difficult economic challenge, mainly in the shape of bringing debt sustainability, on one hand, and on the other controlling inflation, while also providing as much…

Fair elections and economic stability

“Gross financing needs are very large, mostly due to large debt service payments, while external market financing has dried up. Confidence is weak, and credit rating agencies have downgraded Pakistan…