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China and Pakistan: belted together

Thanks to its geographical importance to the One-Belt-One-Road plan, Pakistan has regained its position as a magnet for FDI from China. But there is still concern over what some countries see as unfair bias in favour of Chinese investors

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Pakistan mulls bourse sale

The merging of Pakistan’s three stock exchanges will provide opportunity for outside investors to take advantage of the huge untapped potential of the country’s equity market. 

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China unveils $46bn investment plan in Pakistan

Following a visit to Pakistan by Chinese president Xi Jinping, China has announced plans for a $46bn package of investments in the country.

A prickly privatisation path

Pakistan's prickly privatisation path

Protests have been rumbling on in Pakistan since August but, undeterred by this less than favourable domestic backdrop, the country's minister of state for privatisation is pushing ahead with bold privatisation plans.

Pakistan seeks to bolster coffers

Pakistan seeks to bolster coffers

Pakistan is looking to improve its current account with the issue of the country’s first Eurobond in years, a spectrum auction for telecoms licences and the privatisation of public sector entities.

Success looming

Is Pakistan's textiles industry on the brink of a boom?

The EU's decision to award duty-free access to imports from Pakistan's textiles industry has had the added bonus of stoking the interest of Chinese companies when it comes to the south Asian country's garments sector. 

Pakistan energy

Pakistan's risks and rewards

With investor confidence suffering in the face of Pakistan’s energy crisis and security issues, it is little wonder that inward FDI is faltering. But the country also offers the possibility of great returns for those willing to accept the risks

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