Sector Study | Auto and Allied | Tyres
Study
Nov-17

Robust growth in auto industry (2W, 3W and 4W) is driving demand for tyres. The trend is expected to continue on the back of improving macroeconomic indicators and the influx of low priced two-wheelers. Tyre industry in Pakistan, comprising six players, is only meeting

Sector Study | Chemical | Industrial Gases
Study
Oct-17

The country’s overall production capacity for industrial gases is ~700TPD. The major consumption of these gases is in the ship breaking industry, oil & exploration, hospitals and other industrial activities. The country’s overall production capacity is in surplus to

Sector Study | Brokerage / Securities
Study
Oct-17

Over the years, Security brokers have played a vital role in shaping the dynamics of capital market of Pakistan. Despite all the regulator and capital market challenges the brokerage industry has witnessed a stable growth. The industry growth is dependent on the economi

Sector Study | Insurance | General
Study
Oct-17

Pakistan's general insurance has witnessed continuous growth (CAGR 4 years 12%). While conventional segments of fire and motor growth has been driven by private sector credit off from the banks, the miscellaneous segment has seen largest growth in non-conventional avenu

Sector Study | DFI
Study
Oct-17

Development Finance Institutions invest in sustainable private sector projects with the twofold objective of spurring economic activities in the country while themselves remaining financially viable. Pakistan has both, broad and specific objective DFIs operating towards

Sector Study | Textile
Study
Oct-17

Constituting a shade below 50% of the country’s total exports, textiles is paramount in terms of impact on the direction of the economy. In the wake of rising competition in international markets, the industry faces challenges in maintaining its strength abroad. Meanw

Broker Management Rating
Methodology
Sep-17

Security brokers play a critical role in the capital markets by facilitating trades for all categories of investors. PACRA has devised Broker Management Rating Methodology to assess the quality of management and services offered by a broker.

Sector Study | Power DISCOs
Study
Jun-17

With 22 discos operating in Pakistan, the transmission network sprawls around 16,260 KMs long lines. The challenge is, however, efficiency of the system, measured through T&D losses, which have improved YoY but still lags behind regional peers. Circular debt is another