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: November 2013
Not many cities of the world are welcoming, inspiring, enriching, and accommodating, all at the same time; but Karachi is one of the few cities in the world which provides a hospitable feeling the moment one sets his eyes upon it. Karachi has something for everyone. It exhibits a vast variety of attractions and offerings; extensive sunny beaches, serene holiday resorts and farmhouses, lush golf and race course, and facilities for deep-sea angling, thus appropriately justifying its title of “city of lights”.
Published in: September 2013
Pakistan’s industrial sector comprises of the manufacturing sector, mining and quarrying sector, electricity generation & distribution and construction. The manufacturing sector in turn is composed of Large Scale Manufacturing (LSM), Small Scale Manufacturing and slaughtering . LSM contributes 51% to the industrial sector and hence can be considered a proxy to the whole sector. The LSM is considered to be an important indicator of economic growth and improvement in LSM reflects heavily upon signs of improvement in the industrial sector and consequently in the national GDP.
Published in: August 2013
This report tries to identify and explain the different energy sources, prevalent energy situation in Pakistan along with a comparison with world, possible reasons leading to energy crises, different alternatives available or could be developed in Pakistan and other measures that are required to meet the energy requirements. The report aims to identify the loopholes in the system and highlight feasible/possible solutions in the given economic and political situation of the country.
Published in: May 2013
The trade agreements provide opportunity to contracting countries to avail concessions on the tariff lines thereby giving way to the enhanced trade volume and increased trade revenues. The Free Trade Agreements decline trade barriers and encourages economies of scale of production along with the intra and inter-industry specialization within the countries. The level of welfare & gains of trade agreements mainly depends on the productivity of contracting countries. This report will highlight the trade relation of Pakistan with other countries of the world