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Private Foreign Investment in Pakistan



    (Planning Commission of Pakistan.)


Private foreign investment in Pakistan is regulated by the government's statement of industrial policy issued in 1959 which recognises, welcomes, and facilitates the inflow of priva.te foreign investment in the country. In order to attract foreign investors, the government offers liberal incentives and concessions. In addition all profits are repatriable at the official rate of exchange. An attempt has been made in this note to determine the size and nature of private foreign investment in relation to the rest of the economy and to examine the inflows of private investment and remittances of profits, dividends, etc., made abroad.

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  • Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, 1970. "Private Foreign Investment in Pakistan," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 10(1), pages 100-111.
  • Handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:10:y:1970:i:1:p:100-111

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    1. Matthew McCartney, 2011. "Pakistan, Growth, Dependency, and Crisis," Lahore Journal of Economics, Department of Economics, The Lahore School of Economics, vol. 16(Special E), pages 71-94, September.

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