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Research & Initiatives

Research & Initiatives

Initiatives for Manufacturing Sector

PBC’s Recommended Framework for SEZs V3

The Pakistan Business Council’s Recommendations for Special Economic Zones Based on a Global Comparison

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Financing Make in Pakistan

The “Make in Pakistan” thrust of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) recognizes the role of capital in the revival and growth of industry. The objectives of Make in Pakistan are to create jobs, generate value‐ added exports and encourage import substitution. The desired result will be a balanced current account enabling Pakistan to regain its financial sovereignty.

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Progress Review on 'Make in Pakistan'

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has been advocating a “Make-in-Pakistan” thrust to promote employment, value-added exports and import substitution. The...

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Enhancing Competitiveness of Pakistan's Denim Sector

Pakistan is deindustrializing prematurely, and this has resulted among other things in the loss of competitiveness of the country’s export...

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A Policy Framework for Improving the Export Competitiveness of Pakistan's Knitted Apparel

Pakistan is deindustrializing prematurely. The premature deindustrialization of Pakistan is contributing to an increase in Pakistan’s trade deficit. Pakistan simply...

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Pakistan’s Economic, Trade & Manufacturing Data

This publication, Pakistan’s Economic, Trade & Manufacturing Data is part of the Pakistan Business Council’s (PBC’s) Make in Pakistan (MiP)...

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Pakistan’s Readymade Garments Sector: Challenges and Opportunities

A Study Commissioned by the Pakistan Business Council The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has commissioned CDPR to do this Study...

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Value Addition in Manufacturing: Study of High Potential Products for Local Manufacturing and Export Diversification

Industry plays a central role in delivering broad based economic growth by creating jobs. Pakistan needs to create up to...

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Proceedings of the Pakistan Economic Forum IV-2018

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) is a think tank and business advocacy body composed of the leading private sector businesses,...

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Pakistan: Rising Imports, Declining Exports & Premature Deindustrialization

This publication prepared by the Research Unit of the Pakistan Business (PBC) should be viewed as a wake-up call for not just policy makers but for Pakistanis’ in general.

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