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Economic Reforms

Economic reforms

We have argued that circular debt (CD), paid (Rs400 billion but requiring inter-DISCO adjustment) and un-paid (Rs400 billion), is posing a threat to the power sector and fiscal finances. Much…

Economic Reforms: Part – II

Economic reforms: Part – II

Economic notes In the first part of this series that was published last week, we had explained the notion of economic reforms. One of the key messages was that, despite…

Courage For Economic Reforms

Courage for economic reforms

While the parliament dither and they take out petty scores the country is burning. The political parties are full of behaviour that cannot be condoned. Politics is about lifting yourselves…

Fundamental reforms for survival

Pakistan is persistently confronting economic challenges, the resolution of which hinge on IMF’s new programme, future conditions and Pakistan’s adherence to them with the hope to regain the path to…

Transparency, taxation & reforms

Macroeconomic conditions have improved over the course of the program. Growth of 2 percent is expected in FY24 given continued recovery in the second half of the fiscal year. The…

Pakistan’s economic reckoning

The annual and spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the World Bank (WB) are key events for the global economic community. These meetings, attended by high-level officials…