Business in Pakistan (Course, Master)

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Syllabus of the Online Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Pakistan - Islamabad.

  1. Introduction to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Central Asia)
  2. Economy of Pakistan
  3. International Trade of Pakistan
  4. Top Pakistani Exports: products and markets
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan
  6. International Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
  7. Sales promotion in Pakistan
  8. Doing Business in Karachi, Islamabad, and Lahore
  9. Case Study:
    1. Pakistani Information Technology Industry
    2. Pakistani Automotive Sector
    3. Hinopak Motors
    4. Pakistan Telecommunication
    5. Chawla Group
  10. Case Study - Pakistani Muslim Businessman:
    1. Shahid Khan
    2. Saigol Family
    3. Mian Muhammad Mansha
    4. Dewan Farooqui
  11. Access to the Pakistani market
  12. Business Plan for Pakistan

The objectives of the Online Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Pakistani economy and foreign trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  3. To explore Pakistani trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Pakistani Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
  5. To examine the profile of Pakistani companies and Businessman
  6. To develop a business plan for the Pakistani market

The eLearning Subject “Doing Business in Pakistan” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Asia, Muslim Countries
  2. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Asia, Global Trade
  3. Diploma: Business in Central Eurasia

Higher Education programs adapted to Pakistani Students.

The course materials are available in Master in International Business in English (or Study, Master in International Business in French Pakistan Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Pakistán Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Paquistão)

  1. Credits of the Online Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Pakistan”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

Example of the Online Subject - Doing Business in Pakistan:
Dewan Yousuf Farooqui Pakistani Businessman (Course Master)

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Description of the Online Subject: Doing Business in Pakistan.

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

  1. Borders of Pakistan: Afghanistan, Iran, India, and China
  2. Pakistani Population: 199 million people
  3. Area: 881,913 square kilometres
  4. Capital of Pakistan: Islamabad
  5. The largest city Karachi
  6. Pakistani official languages are Urdu (official) and English (co-official)
  7. Other languages: Punjabi, Pashto, and Sindhi
  8. Currency: Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
  9. Independence from the United Kingdom: 1940
  10. Abolition of Slavery in Pakistan: 1992 (the last country in the World to abolish slavery)

Religion in Pakistan.

Islam is the state religion of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, most of 199 million Pakistanis (95-97%) are Sunni Muslims, and Shiites represent 5% of the population, the second country after Iran.

  1. Most Muslims in Pakistan follows the Madhhab Hanafi school of Islamic Jurisprudence
  2. Pakistan is a democratic Parliamentary Federal Republic with Islam as the state religion
  3. In 1979 the new penal measures based on the Islamic principles of law (Sharia) entered into force (establishing a social welfare system based on the Zakat)
  4. Only Muslims have the right to act as judges in the Federal Court of the Sharia
  5. The Headquarters of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry are in Pakistan
  6. Hinduism: 1% of the population (3.6 million)

Pakistan belongs to Central Eurasian Economic Area (Islamic Civilisation).

Economy of Pakistan.

  1. Pakistan is a Frontier Market
  2. The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is advantageously situated in Central-South Asia
  3. Pakistan is a Next Eleven economy with major economic and political challenges
  4. Pakistan has made significant economic reforms mainly in the manufacturing sector and financial services, but the outlook for economic growth in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is not optimistic
  5. The Automotive sector of Pakistan (32 automotive manufacturing units) is one of the largest contributors to the manufacturing sector in Pakistan (growth of 30% annually)
  6. The Textile industry of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is the largest driver of export growth
  7. The International Trade Development Authority of Pakistan is the agency of the Government of Pakistan working for foreign trade promotion of Pakistan
  8. Access to the Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road)

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Shahid “Shad” Khan (Pakistan, 1952) is a prominent billionaire Businessman living in the United States. He is the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Flex-N-Gate (auto components manufacturer).

The Saigol Family (from India) established the first textile unit “Kohinoor Textile Mills” under the umbrella of Kohinoor Industries Limited.

Pakistan has preferential markets access to:

  1. Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)
  2. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  3. Asian Clearing Union (ACU)
  4. Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme
  5. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)
  6. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China
  7. Preferential Trade Area with Mauritius
  8. ASEAN-Pakistan Free-Trade Area
  9. Pakistan-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement
  10. Pakistan-India Free Trade Agreement
  11. Pakistan-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  12. EU-Pakistan Cooperation Agreement
  13. EU's Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)

India-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (Course Master)

Regional Organisations:

  1. Islamic Development Bank
  2. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  3. Boao Forum for Asia
  4. Asia Cooperation Dialogue
  5. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
  6. International Rail Transport Committee (CIT)
  7. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  8. Colombo Plan

Samples - Business in Pakistan

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Mian Muhammad Mansha Pakistani Businessman (Course Master)

Business in Pakistan

China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (Course)

Economic Cooperation Organisation ECO

e-Course: Asian Clearing Union (ACU)

ASEAN-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (Course Master)

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC, Doctorate)

Trade Preferential System TPS Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

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