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Mar-17

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Sector Study | Modaraba & NBFCs
Study
Mar-17

The sector comprises 8 Leasing Companies, 7 Investment Banks and 25 Modarabas. The total assets constitute only 9% of overall NBFIs. The growth in total assets of modarbas (32%) has outpaced leasing (10%) and stagnant Investment banks. The sector faces stiff competition

Sector Study | Road Infrastructure | Tolling
Study
Mar-17

Pakistan is equipped with a road network of 263,356kms – majorly Punjab (41%). Tolling collection is a significant revenue generating avenue, through 39 National Highways, Motorways, expressways and strategic Roads, covering 12,131km. Taking note of rising transportat

Sector Study | Power Generation
Study
Mar-17

With the evolution of societies electricity has gradually become a necessity for development of nations. Pakistan, being a developing country, is struggling to meet the growing demand emanating from growth in population, electrification of villages, and other technologi

Sector Study | Microfinance Banks
Study
Feb-17

There are 11 microfinance banks (MFBs) among the 56 Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) operating in Pakistan. MFIs have around 4.3mln borrowers as against market potential of 20.5mln clients. MFBs has 64% share in total Gross Loan Portfolio. Branchless banking is another

Sector Study | Steel
Study
Feb-17

Pakistan is experiencing higher investments in infrastructure – leading to improving volumes in the steel sector. We should be seeing expansions to benefit from demand trajectory. Although margins were under pressure due to availability of relatively cheap Chinese pro

Sector Study | Pharmaceutical
Study
Jan-17

Pharmaceutical Industry in Pakistan comprise 655 players, of which 25 are multinationals (MNCs) controlling 37% of the market share. Market is dominated by 50 top players (90% market share). MNCs are mostly taking exit from Pakistan due to pricing issues. New CPI-linked

Sector Study | Credit Guarantee Institutions
Study
Jan-17

CGIs facilitate lending by providing credit guarantees against the risk of default of issuers. These guarantees help these entities in raising debt from financial institutions. Thus CGIs are vital source of financial assistance to these entities. Globally, most CGIs are