Sector Study | Holding Company
Study
Jun-17

A holding company (HoldCo) is defined as a corporate having investment in one or more companies. The investment portfolio is built in order to capitalize on opportunities and to diversify the risk. The trend in Pakistan is increasing towards the investment holding compa

Sector Study | Oil Marketing Companies
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Jun-17

With a refining capacity of ~13mln MT, the country meets a significant portion of its POL demand through imports. More than twenty OMCs are operating in the domestic sector to transport and supply fuel to the country. The landscape of local industry is witnessing a chan

Sector Study | Polyvinyl Chloride
Study
Jun-17

PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride, is the third most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer after polyethylene and polypropylene. PVC is used in in various products: pipes for water & gas, construction profiles, medical devices, roofing membranes, credit cards, children toys.

Sector Study | Hydrogen Peroxide
Study
Jun-17

Hydrogen peroxide is a colorless liquid with slightly more viscosity than water. paper and Pulp industry accounts for the major consumption globally. Total domestic demand stands close to 55,000 – 60,000 Metric tons. Pakistan imports ~ 10-15% of its total demand whil

Sector Study | Electronic Media
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Jun-17

Media industry in Pakistan is benefiting from better economy leading to higher disposable incomes. Advertisement being the major source has grown 15% during the recent year. Competition is intense; however, improving transmission technologies and diversification within

Sector Study | Commercial Bank
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Jun-17

The banking sector experienced substantial expansion in its deposit base (2016: 14%). Building on the uptick in the economy, advances also grew by a sizeable margin after a lag of many years. Given GDP growth in FY17 and other macro-economic fundamentals, credit expansi

Sector Study | Engineering Procurement and Construction
Study
Jun-17

EPC industry of Pakistan is undergoing a high level of transformation with an increased demand of infrastructure and power projects based on PSDP and CPEC. Market players are working in diverse arrangements to suit their profile and the market needs. Prone to geo politi

Sector Study | Joint Venture Financial Institutions
Study
Jun-17

JVFIs have grown with a CAGR of ~ 10% over a span of last 5 years. This growth momentum was supported by better economic conditions of the country and by JVFIs expanding into various new segments. Going forward, to compete with other financial institutions, the industry