by Haroun Sharif

The buzzword in Pakistan is China. It is the exciting new frontier for both the Pakistani public and private sectors. The reality is though, that in Pakistan China is seriously misunderstood. On the one hand, China is at the center of the current administration’s economic policy, while on the other, opposition parties and popular public commentators are highly critical of Chinese investment in Pakistan.

This report by the Institute for Policy Reforms (IPR) undertakes a review of the performance of the economy in 2013-14 and presents the likely economic outlook for 2014-15.

by Ishrat Husain

Director Institute of Business Admiistration Karachi and former Governor State Bank of Pakistan

The reemergence of tensions between Pakistan and India following the exchange of firing across the LOC and the earlier cancellation of the dialogue between the two Foreign Secretaries has once again dampened the spirits of those who were committed to a promising future.


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