Economic Review

Quarterly journal provides articles, index and abstracts on financial institutions and markets, economic forecasting, macroeconomics, monetary policy, payment systems and international and regional economics.

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 1, January

Airblue Launches New Destination-Istanbul
Pakistan's fastest growing private airline, Airblue, is proud to announce an addition to its global airline network with the launch of new flights from Islamabad to Istanbul, Turkey. Airblue will operate 3 new flights a week--Tuesday, Thursday, and...
Branchless Banking Shows Impressive Growth in First Quarter of FY12
Branchless banking in Pakistan has shown an impressive growth in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (FY 12). Branchless banking would prove a game-changer in improving access of unbanked population to financial services in Pakistan. The...
Fazal Cloth Mills Limited
Fazal Group has been operating in manufacturing and trading business in Pakistan since 1936. In the Textile Division, The Group owns and operates five Ring Spinning Plants comprising 176,760 spindles and 780 Rotors, three Weaving Plants comprising...
Flash News
The inflation, measured through the consumer price Index, falls to 9.75 per cent in December from 10.2 in November 2011. Dawn January 11--17, 2012. The trading corporation of Pakistan completes procurement of 378, 000 tons of sugar at the rate...
Islamic Banking Industry Constitutes 7.3 Percent of Overall Banking System in Pakistan
Mr. Muhammad Kamran Shehzad, Deputy Governor, State Bank of Pakistan has said that the Islamic banking industry at present constitutes about 7.3% of the overall banking system in Pakistan. Addressing the closing ceremony of a five-day Training Program...
KSB Pumps Company Limited: The Brand Standing for Quality, Expertise, Reliability and a Global Perspective
KSB finds is origin in Frankenthal, Germany. KSB is a leading international supplier of pumps, valves and related systems for the Industrial applications, building services, process engineering, energy conversion, water treatment, water transport,...
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Policy, 2011
Pakistan's policy for the sustainable development of the energy sector, including the provision of reliable and competitively-priced energy is based on the following objectives: (a) Optimization of the primary energy mix, based on economic and strategic...
Mango Production and Fruit Quality under Properly Managed Drip Irrigation System
INTRODUCTION Mango trees are the specimens of handsome landscapes with round shaded canopy. The canopy is broad and rounded, or more upright, with a relatively slender crown. They are very fast growing trees under hot climate. Its leaves are dark...
Pakistan Cables Limited
Pakistan Cables, the country's oldest and most reputable cable manufacturer, was established over 5 decades ago in 1953 under the sponsorship of BICC, UK and the Chinoy family. In the subsequent five decades, Pakistan Cables has earned a reputation...
Rice
Pakistan being an agro-based economy has natural abundance of various agricultural products including food grains of which rice is an important food and cash crop cultivated on about 2.5 million hectares representing over 20% of the total cropped area...
SBP Annual Report - 2010-11: An Overview and Executive Summary
Economic Outlook Overview Pakistan's economy managed to grow by 2.4 percent in FY11, despite devastating floods in the early part of the fiscal year. One-fifth of the country's agricultural heartland was inundated, which interrupted production processes...
The Current World Economic Situation, the Outlook for the Coming Decade and Implications for LDCS
1. LDC PROSPECTS IN THE CHANGING GEOGRAPHY OF THE WORLD ECONOMY Since the onset of the new millennium, the global economy has witnessed the emergence of strong and sustainable growth poles in the South, and the intensification of South--South economic...