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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. Foreign Direct Investment 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 “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.

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Online Continuing education (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) - Online Education

Doctorate: Islamic Business, Asian Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English (or Study, Course Master 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 “Foreign Trade and Business in Pakistan”: 2 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: two weeks.

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Economic Corridors related to Pakistan
  1. China-Pakistan Corridor;
  2. Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Corridor (ITI-ECO);
  3. Almaty-Bishkek Corridor;
  4. 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 Economic Corridor;
    5. International North-South Transport Corridor (India-Russia);
    6. Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran Transport Corridor (KTAI-ECO).

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Pakistani Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements:

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

India-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement

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  1. WTO
    1. Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    2. Agreement on the Application of 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. Revised Kyoto Convention.
  3. CIM, CIT Rail Rules;
  4. International Road Transport Union (IRU)
    1. TIR Convention;
    2. Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport.
  5. Hamburg Rules (Sea);
  6. COTIF Convention;
  7. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  8. Chicago Convention (ICAO);
  9. International Maritime Organization (IMO)
    1. Convention for Safe Containers;
    2. Istanbul Convention.
  10. Customs Convention on Containers - not a member.

Islamic Organizations. Arab League. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Islamic Organizations:

  1. Islamic Development Bank;
  2. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. Committee for Economic Cooperation (OIC-COMCEC);
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce;
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade;
    4. Statistical, Economic and Social Centre for Islamic Countries.
  3. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED).

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Asian Economic Institutions

Asian Trade and Economic Organizations:

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

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Globalization and International Organizations

Global Organizations:

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

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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).

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

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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 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.

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