INFONALYSIS

KCCI Research offers a holistic view of the economy, and its different facets like taxation, budget, manufacturing sectors, social issues etc. It serves to apprise its readers with insightful analyses, in-depth information and statistics of several areas like trade, manufacturing (leather, textile, food and plastics etc.), services (franchising, SMEs), energy, financial sector (IMF, debt profiling), transport and infrastructure development (CPEC), bilateral relations (with China, Turkey etc.) and commodities.

Baltic States-Untapped Venue for Enhancing Pak Exports

Baltic States-Untapped Venue for Enhancing Pak Exports

Published in: April 2018

Located at the Eastern shore of Baltic Sea ; Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are widely known as Baltic States. These states are connected geographically and are the part of Northern Central Europe. Being a part of European Union (EU), all three states have their GSP Plus agreement with Pakistan which came into force in December 2014 providing concessional access to Pakistani products. Pakistan mostly export textiles to the Baltic region however, the region also hold potential of export of footwear, plastic items, ceramics, furniture, surgical equipment, sports goods, fruits, confectionary, cereals, spices, leather and animal fodder.

KARACHI ELECTRICITY SUPPLY – AN ATTEMPT TO UNRAVEL THE WIRES

KARACHI ELECTRICITY SUPPLY - AN ATTEMPT TO UNRAVEL THE WIRES

Published in: November 2017

Karachi is known as ‘the city of lights’ for its buoyant lifestyle which keeps it active till late night with well-lighted streets, markets and other public places. To meet the electricity requirement of this vibrant mega city, K-Electric is the sole Transmission and Distribution Company (Disco) having complete monopoly in the city which has its own pros and cons.

SLIDING EXPORTS – CONCERNS PREVAIL UNLESS AVETRED (May 2017)

SLIDING EXPORTS - CONCERNS PREVAIL UNLESS AVETRED

Published in: May 2017

The report draws reader attention towards dwindling export performance of Pakistan in comparison to its regional competitors and its effect on the economy while analyzing the issues hindering its growth. The tall claims made under the name of CPEC and impact of post Brexit scenario on Pakistan’s exports have also been scrutinized. The report has come up with the identification of potential new export markets and products with regard to enhance diversification in Pakistan’s exports sector. The write up finally concludes with highlighting points which can be pondered on for jacking up exports.

Fledgling Economy, Rising Debt; More of IMF Ahead (Dec 2016)

FLEDGLING ECONOMY, RISING DEBT; MORE OF IMF AHEAD

Published in: December 2016

As debt levels rise, efficient management of public debt becomes more critical, especially for developing countries like Pakistan. This report is an effort to analyze the overall debt situation of Pakistan with a particular focus on evaluating the chances of being able to rein in the unabated rise of debt, or otherwise going for another IMF loan under prevailing and anticipated economic conditions.