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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Head of State : Mamnoon Hussain
Population : 188.92 Million
Capital City : Islamabad
Largest City : Karachi
Languages : Urdu 8%, English (both official); Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Siraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashtu 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, Burushaski, and others 8%
Monetary Unit : Pakistan Rupee (PKR)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 270 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 846.75 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 287 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 29.88 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 45.57 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 66.18 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 9,323.02 million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 23,379.96 million (2013)
Location & Geography
Pakistan is situated at the crossroads of the Middle East and South Asia. It is bordered by Iran and Afghanistan in the West, China in the North-east, India in the East, and the Indian Ocean in the South. There are six major regions: the North High Mountainous Region, the West Low Mountainous Region, the Balochistan Plateau, the Potohar Uplands, the Punjab and the Sindh Plains. As the country is located on a great landmass in the North of the Tropic of Cancer, it has a continental type of climate characterised by extreme variations of temperature, both seasonally and daily. Very high altitudes moderate the climate in the snow-covered Northern mountains.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2016 Rank***Doing Business 2017 RankChange in Rank
1481444
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
49.4851.772.29
Events
Exhibition | January 26 - 28, 2018 | Pakistan
Forum | December 18 - 20, 2017 | Pakistan
Forum | December 18 - 20, 2017 | Pakistan