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

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Pakistani Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  3. To explore the Pakistani trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Pakistani Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Pakistani companies and Businessman
  6. To develop a business plan for the Pakistani market

Global Trade and Business in Pakistan:
Dewan Yousuf Farooqui Pakistani Businessman

African Students (Masters, Courses, Foreign Trade, Business)

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Pakistan” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Doctorate: Islamic Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English (or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Pakistan Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Pakistán Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Paquistão).

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Pakistan”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

Foreign Trade and Business in Central Eurasia

Masters and Doctorate in Global Business adapted to the Pakistan, Masters, International Business Trade Pakistani Students.

International Trade and Business in Pakistan.

Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road, China-Europe)

Economic Corridors related to Pakistan
  1. China-Pakistan Corridor
  2. Islamabad-Istanbul Corridor
  3. Almaty-Bishkek Corridor
  4. Corridor of the Ashgabat Agreement
  5. Silk Road
  6. Access to:
    1. Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA)
    2. Trans-Caspian Corridor
    3. China-Central-West Asia Economic Corridor
    4. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Economic Corridor
    5. International North-South Transport Corridor (India-Russia)
    6. Kyrgyzstan-Iran Corridor

Transport and Transit Corridor, Ashgabat Agreement, India, Iran...

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Pakistani Preferential Access and Trade Agreements:

  1. Pakistan and the Central Eurasian Economic Area
  2. Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)
  3. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
  4. Asian Clearing Union
  5. Central Asia Cooperation (CAREC)
  6. Shanghai Cooperation Organization
  7. Islamic Trade Preferential System
  8. Pakistan-China Free Trade Agreement
  9. Mauritius-Pakistan Preferential Trade Area
  10. ASEAN-Pakistan Free-Trade Area
  11. Pakistan-Sri Lanka FTA
  12. Trade Agreements with India, MERCOSUR
  13. Global System of Trade Preferences
  14. Trade Negotiations Among Developing Countries
  15. Iran-Pakistan-Turkey Transit Transport Framework Agreement (TTFA)
  16. Indonesia-Pakistan FTA
  17. Pakistan-Malaysia FTA
  18. EU-Pakistan
    1. EU-Pakistan Cooperation Agreement
    2. The EU's Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)
  19. ALADI (observer)

India-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention
  3. CIM, CIT Rail Rules
  4. IRU
    1. TIR Convention
    2. Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport
  5. Hamburg Rules (Sea)
  6. COTIF Convention
  7. BIC
  8. Chicago Convention (ICAO)
  9. IMO
    1. Convention for Safe Containers
    2. Istanbul Convention
  10. Customs Convention on Containers - not a member

Islamic Organizations. Arab League

  1. Islamic Development Bank
  2. OIC
    1. Committee for Economic Cooperation
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade
    4. Economic Centre for Islamic Countries
  3. Asia-Middle East Dialogue

Asian Economic Institutions

  1. Asian Development Bank
  2. Colombo Plan
  3. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership
  4. Boao Forum for Asia
  5. Asia Cooperation Dialogue
  6. ESCAP

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. UN
    1. UNCTAD
    2. ITC
    3. UNCITRAL
    4. WIPO
  2. WB
  3. WTO
  4. IMF

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

  1. Borders of Pakistan: Afghanistan, Iran, India, and China
  2. Pakistani Population: 199 million people
  3. Area of Pakistan: 881,913 km²
  4. Capital of Pakistan: Islamabad
  5. The largest city of Pakistan is Karachi
  6. Pakistani official languages are Urdu (official) and English (co-official)
    1. Other languages: Punjabi, Pashto, and Sindhi
  7. Currency of Pakistan: Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
  8. Independence of Pakistan from the UK: 1940
  9. 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 Pakistani (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)

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas

Pakistan belongs to the Central Eurasian Economic Area (Islamic Civilization).

Mian Muhammad Mansha. Pakistani Businessman, Sunni Muslim (Pakistan)

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

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)

Shahid “Shad” Khan (Pakistan, 1952) is a prominent billionaire Businessman living in the U.S.. 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.

China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

New Silk Road (China-Europe) Eurasian Land Transport Initiative

Mauritius-Pakistan Preferential Trade Area

Foreign Trade and Business in Pakistan

Trade Preferential System TPS Organization of Islamic Cooperation

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