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Pakistan's computer services exports soared 26% in March, 2020 over the same month last year. This growth occurred in spite of the coronavirus lockdown that began on March 23, 2020. The nation's total services exports fell 17% in the same month.
The ICT services exports bucked the overall down trend in Pakistan's exports. The country exported computer service…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2020 at 1:29pm — 12 Comments
Posted on May 16, 2020 at 11:00am — 1 Comment
Coronavirus infection rates and deaths in Pakistan are among the lowest in the world while the continuing lockdown is causing enormous damage to the nation's economy and livelihoods, according to government data. Health ministry data shows that fewer than a thousand lives have been lost to the disease in the country since the start of COVID19 infections more than two months ago. Meanwhile, millions of…Continue
Posted on May 15, 2020 at 10:30pm — 9 Comments
Solar panel installations in Pakistani homes are rising rapidly. Pakistan PSLM/HIES 2018-19 survey results reveal that 15.2% of all households are using solar panels as a source of energy for their homes. Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province leads the nation with 40% of all households using solar energy. Rural Pakistan is embracing solar power at a faster rate than Urban Pakistan. Adoption of solar in rural areas of KP is at…Continue
Posted on May 12, 2020 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments
Uzbekistan is the third landlocked state in recent years to request the use of Pakistani ports for trade, according to media reports. The Central Asian nation has asked to join Quadrilateral Traffic in Transit Agreement (QTTA) to make use of Karachi and Gwadar ports for its trade operations. Current members of QTTA are China, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Afghanistan is not a member of QTTA but it currently uses Gwadar and Karachi ports under Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade…Continue
Posted on May 10, 2020 at 8:30am — 1 Comment