• Broadband subscriber base showed strong growth during July, 2017 to December, 2017. At the end of December, 2017, broadband subscribers stood at 50.51 million as compared to 44.59 million at the end of last fiscal year. The number of net subscriber additions in the period stood at 6 million. By the end of February, 2018, the total mobile broadband subscribers were 53.5 million.
    Source:Pakistan Bureau of Statistics

  • 3G and 4G LTE subscribers have reached at 48.19 million at the end of December, 2017 as compared to 42 million as of June, 2017. More coverage and reduced tariffs has further increased the pace of 3G and 4G LTE subscriptions which stood at 51.2 million by the end of February, 2018.
    Source:Pakistan Bureau of Statistics

  • Rising affluence is the biggest driver of increasing consumption in Pakistan.
    Source: Boston Consulting Group
  • Pakistan’s consumer story will be led by its 129 mn urban mass consumers.
    Source: Goldman Sachs Group
  • Private consumption will be four times by 2030.
    Source: McKinsey Global Institute

  • Pakistan to remain one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
    Source: International Monetary Fund
  • FDI inflows increased by 37% since the launch of Invest in Pakistan initiative.
    Source: Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of Pakistan.
  • Leading investors ranked Pakistan as the most attractive market.
    Source: Ernst & Young Emerging Markets Center

  • Centre of global maritime trade to move from the Pacific to the Indian Ocean Region. Pakistan and China will be the largest manufacturing hubs of the world by 2030.
    Source: Lloyd’s Register Marine & University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
  • Connectivity to Central Asia and Europe via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC).
    Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of Pakistan.
  • In next five years, Pakistan to have greater economic influence across the Asia Pacific region.
    Source: Baker McKenzie & Mergermarket Group

  • Over the next three decades more than 350 mn Pakistani will move into cities.
    Source: McKinsey Global Institute
  • Over the next two decades more than USD 1.5 tn investments planned for infrastructure.
    Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of Pakistan
  • Investments planned across the key government initiatives in various sectors.
    Source: Government of Pakistan

Highways (Karachi & Lahore) - USD 106.5 bn

Railways - USD 131.7 bn

Ports - USD 61.5 bn (Port development) + USD123 bn (Port Industrialisation)

Airports - USD 58 bn

Industrial Corridors - USD 100 bn (SEZ)

Smart Cities - USD 14.6 bn

Clean Pakistan - USD 29 bn

  • Pakistan ranks 140th on Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2016-17.
    Source: World Economic Forum
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST), biggest tax reforms since independence.
    Source: Government of Pakistan