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.