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

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 “Foreign Trade and 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, Foreign Trade, Business)

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

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  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: Foreign Trade and Business in 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. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT)
  8. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China
  9. Preferential Trade Area with Mauritius
  10. ASEAN-Pakistan Free-Trade Area
  11. Pakistan- Free Trade Agreements with Sri Lanka, India, MERCOSUR
  12. Iran-Pakistan-Turkey Transit Transport Framework Agreement (TTFA)
  13. European Union-Pakistan
    1. European Union-Pakistan Cooperation Agreement
    2. EU's Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)

International Trade Facilitation Programs

  1. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
    1. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
    2. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement)
    3. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    4. Agreement on Safeguards (SG)
    5. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
  2. World Customs Organisation (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention
  3. International Rail Transport Committee (CIT)
  4. Hamburg Rules
  5. International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
    1. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention)
    2. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC) - not a member

Transport and Transit Corridor, Ashgabat Agreement, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Oman, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

Islamic Organisations

  1. Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)
  2. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC)
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT)
    4. Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)
  3. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)

Asian Trade and Economic Organisations

  1. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  2. Colombo Plan
  3. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership
  4. Boao Forum for Asia
  5. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)
  6. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

Global Organisations

  1. United Nations (UN)
  2. World Bank (WB)
  3. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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)

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, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Road Transportation 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)

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

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.

China-Central Asia-West Asia Economic Corridor: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Iran Turkey. Road Transportation Course

India-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement

Samples - Business in Pakistan

Mauritius-Pakistan Preferential Trade Area (Course)

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

Foreign Trade and Business in Pakistan

China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) South Asian Free-Trade Area (SAFTA). Economic Union

Trade Preferential System TPS Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

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