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.
Published in: January 2019
“The rapid urban migration and population growth have enlisted Karachi among the most populous megacities of the world. The population bulge has brought along numerous challenges with it where maintaining hygienic conditions and handling solid waste are currently one of the most pressing issues faced by the authorities. From communes of elite to the expansive municipal slums, the largest megacity of Pakistan – ‘Karachi’, sadly displays an image of an overly littered city with trash scattered everywhere and piles of garbage stacked on its roadsides, streets and alleys.”
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.
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.
Published in: August 2017
This report tries to analyze the traffic situation in Karachi; how much it affects the lives of its citizens as well as its impact on commercial activities. It recommends various measures to tackle the issue and also includes the status of transport sector projects which are critical to ease off the problems of commuting.
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.
Published in: February 2017
The initial sections of this report cast a glance on what CPEC offers as a package of projects and what value it stores for both Pakistan and China. The later sections delve upon the challenges faced by Pakistan during and in the aftermath of the project and the final part recommends the required course of action to be taken.