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. 31, No. 4, April

A Case Study of First Women Bank Limited (FWBL)
ABSTRACT This paper addresses the main issue of Advances and Innovative Schemes for Women in Pakistan; the First Women Bank Limited has been focused. This paper makes use of the primary data, existing literature on the subject, and the secondary...
Automobile Industry in Pakistan
The industry is coming out of slump and during the year 1998-99, the production of all kinds of vehicles increased 9 per cent due to abolition of Capital Value Tax (CVT) rationlisation of duty structure and sufficient liquidity which led to increase...
Automobile Industry: Problems and Constraints
The market conditions for truck and bus industry have deteriorated during the past few years to a seemingly irreparable extent. The capital and operational cost of commercial vehicles has increased to an alarming limit while the revenue did not increase...
Automotive Parts Industry
INTRODUCTION There has been a rapid pace of increase in the number of all types of automotive vehicles in Pakistan and it is estimated that average growth in the number of vehicles on the road during the past 10 years, has been to the extent of...
Exhibition of Automobile Industry in PAPS-2000
Although the journey of automobile industry in Pakistan was started by Army Division, Chief Inspector of Vehicles in Chaklala Rebuild Factories, M/s National Motors started manufacturing Bedford Trucks in 1960. Since then auto parts vendor industry...
Fixation of Tobacco Prices
Under sub-section(1) of Section 8 of the Pakistan Tobacco Board Ordinance, 1968 (reproduced below), minimum prices are fixed and notified by the Federal Government for various types! grades of tobacco in the country. "8 Fixation of Prices: (1)...
Impact of Profit Sharing on Productivity
INTRODUCTION There are various reward systems by which employees or workers earn money and benefits for performing some specific job, which they performed on the basis of some technical know how, training, experience and sheer physical force. ...
Impact of Smuggling on Sewing Machine Trade and Industry
In our country engineering industry also acts as a catalyst to both the industrial and social aspects of the development. To date, very little has been known in Pakistan about the development of the sewing machine industry, because it had developed...
Nawaz Sharif on Trial
The trial is likely to hang on for quite few months as the appeal will go finally to the Supreme Court. Yet, this much is certain that the conviction has led to the political demise of Nawaz Sharif, who has been on the political arena for the last...
New Profile after Certification of ISO-9002
CMC has entered the first year millennium 2000 with Certification of ISO-9002 among the row of few companies certified. It became possible only due to the commitments and team work of the entire work force of CMC. CMC was registered as a Partnership...
Outlook for the Forthcoming Budget
The forthcoming fiscal year (2000-2001) will be the acid test for the present regime as the impact of new measures taken in the budget and various steps taken since last October will have been visible by June 2001. The achievements of the regime will...
Problems/Impediments Hindering the Growth of the Industry
There are numerous problems and bottlenecks, which always hamper the growth of the Automotive Engineering Sector in the country. Most of the factors affecting the positive growth of the Industrial Sector originate from the Government Policies, though,...
Reflection of the Federal Budget 2000-2001
(For the fiscal year 2000-2001) Pre Budget View The budget season in Pakistan has already started as per usual routine i.e. from second quarter of the year (April to June), and the budget preparation is going on in full swing for its announcement...
Revival of the Country's Economy and the Master Industrial Plan
I am availing this opportunity to share our views to reinforce national efforts for the revival of the country's economic activities and the confidence of the investors. The present Government set-up has inherited a massive task for re-structuring...
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited
The profit before taxation is Rs.810.708 million which shows an increase of Rs.97.624 million (13.69 per cent) over the previous year. The improvement in profitability has been due to enforcement of financial discipline and better resource management....
Sui Southern Gas Company Limited
Sul Southern Gas Co. Ltd. is a public limited and is listed on the all three Stock Exchanges in Pakistan. The SSGC is engaged in the following activities. * Purification of natural gas ex-Sui-Field and its transmission along with gas from Pirkoh...