EENI Global Business School
Business in Pakistan, Islamabad

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 (Import, Export) of Pakistan
    1. Top Pakistani Exports: products and markets
    2. International Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
  4. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan
  5. Sales promotion in Pakistan
  6. Doing 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
Economic Corridors related to Pakistan
  1. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
  2. Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Rail and Road Corridor (ITI-ECO)
  3. Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor
  4. International Transport and Transit Corridor of the Ashgabat Agreement
  5. Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road)
  6. Access to:
    1. Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA)
    2. Trans-Caspian Trade and Transit Corridor (Central Corridor)
    3. China-Central Asia-West Asia Economic Corridor
    4. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Corridor
    5. International North-South Transport Corridor (India-Russia)
    6. Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran Transport Corridor (KTAI -ECO)

Pakistani Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements

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

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

  1. To analyse the Pakistani Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  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 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 Subject “Doing Business in Pakistanbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in Asia, Muslim Countries, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: Islamic Business, Asian Business, World Trade
  3. Course: Business in Central Eurasia

Online Continuing education (Masters, Courses)

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to the Pakistan, Master Doctorate Business Pakistani Students.

Learning materials 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 Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Pakistan”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

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





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Description of the 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 of Pakistan: 881,913 square kilometres
  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 United Kingdom: 1940
  9. Abolition of Slavery in Pakistan: 1992 (the last country in the World to abolish slavery)

Ashgabat Agreement (Transport Corridor, India, Iran) Course

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)

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

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Course

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)

Silk Road China-Europe Eurasian Land Transport (Course Master)

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.

Course: China-Central Asia-Western-Asia Economic Corridor

India-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (Course Master)

Economic 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
  9. United Nations (UN)
  10. World Bank (WB)
  11. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  12. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Samples - Business in Pakistan

Mauritius-Pakistan Preferential Trade Area (e-Course)

Mian Muhammad Mansha Pakistani Businessman (Course Master)

Business in Pakistan

China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (Course) 

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC, Doctorate)

Trade Preferential System TPS Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

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