Since managers have superior information about the firm than investors, they might issue equity when it is overpriced. Notwithstanding a manifold increase in car production in Pakistan during the last few years, Pakistan still stands relatively low in terms of motorization when compared globally and even to its neighbors.  The automobile industry was established in Pakistan in 1950 and since then has fluctuated through different phases of remaining in private and public controls. From 1980s onward, the control of the automobile industry remained in private hands. Presently, there are three major car manufacturers/assemblers in the car industry in Pakistan namely: Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited, Indus Motor Company Limited and Honda Atlas Cars Limited.
It currently contributes 21 percent to GDP. Agriculture generates productive employment opportunities for 45 percent of the country’s labour force and 60 percent of the rural population depends upon this sector for its livelihood. It has a vital role in ensuring food security, generating overall economic growth, reducing poverty and the transforming towards industrialization. The present government is determined to improve the quality of life of the people and to banish hunger and malnutrition from the country by making agriculture an efficient, productive and profitable sector of the economy. The poultry sector is one of the most organized and vibrant segments of the agriculture industry of Pakistan.
Discovery, development and prescribing drugs save people’s life or improve quality of their lives. Proper using of medicines reduces the need for surgical intervention and prevents or decreases the length of time of hospitalization and therefore manages the healthcare costs. Pharmaceutical industry is one of the most profitable and critical industries for each country. The market of the industry includes enormous portion of population, therefore pharmaceutical industry represents a considerable economic weight and is a strong driver of local and national economy. It employs a large number of people directly and indirectly, and makes a huge contribution to the balance of trade each year.
In the rest of the world markets, it has a strong ground network of 600 committed field force in 600 countries, with a pipeline of 2600 products of which 1600 are registered and marketed. There is a 3300-person strong sales team in India distributing through 2400 stockists. The firm is now poised at a stage of rapid growth across geographies spanning Russia and CIS countries, China and South East Asia, Africa and Latin America, where the firm is rapidly emerging as the branded generic company of choice. Domestically, Sun Pharma, commands a 4% market share and is among the largest pharmaceutical companies in the country. The company is headquartered in Mumbai,
Though fishery/ seafood industry has lacked the attention of our governments, yet the fishing industry of Pakistan plays an important role in the national economy. Pakistan enjoys an enormous coastline spanning 1046 Km, abundance of seafood resources that still remain to be developed. A good number of people along the Sindh &Makran (Baluchistan) coastal areas have fishing as their sole source of livelihood.The sea bears hundreds & thousands of different types of fishes and other sea species which are consumed across the global, however the consumption habits may differ from region to region. When the demand for a particular product/ item exceeds the production/ catch (in our case) give birth to the “exports”. Seafood exports are amongst the
Meanwhile, vitamins manufactured in Malaysia are being exported to Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Japan, Germany and certain countries in Africa and Central America. The total export value of drugs from Malaysia stood at US$131 million (RM399 million) in 2004 and has been growing at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2006 till 2013, according to Frost & Sullivan. Malaysian generic pharmaceutical market was valued at RM 390 million (2001). Annual growth rate of 10 percent and a CAGR(2001 to 2007) of 12.5%. The key factor for generic drug players to produce generic versions of the drugs and increase market share is the ability of our local generic manufacturers to take advantage by preparing new products in their production pipeline, appropriate manufacturing facilities and bioequivalent to the proprietary
Automobile industry’s contribution to GDP in 2007 was 2.8%. The automobile industry has been seen actively growing in Pakistan a long time, but still it isn’t established well enough become part of the top automotive industries of the world. Looking at the Pakistani market, there is a large range of motorbikes which are used throughout the country as a mode of transportation, despite the potential for growth efforts are still to be made in this segment. Also we need to look at the fact that cars are imported from Japan in large numbers, whereas people are interested in buying manual cars rather than the automatic
The Indian pharmaceutical industry consists of manufacturers of bulk drugs and formulations. Bulk drugs also include the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), which are used for the manufacture of formulations. According to recent estimates, the proportion of formulations and bulk drugs is in the order of 75:25. There are believed to be more than 60,000 formulations manufactured in India for more than 60 therapeutic segments. More than 85% of the formulations produced in the country are sold in the domestic market.
Contributing more than $800 million in 2009 to the foreign exchange in Pakistan, this industry has the potential of delivering more and providing a large number of jobs by diversifying product range and improving quality. In the 1950s the number of well-equipped tanneries increased in Karachi, Lahore and other major industrial cities. This number continued to rise for due to increase in demand of finished products as well as raw material in the national and international market. There are as much as 800 Tanneries in the country engaged in producing best quality finished leather. Leather is one of a prolific contributor to the country’s GDP and foreign exchange earnings, The Leather Industry of Pakistan is employing more than 500,000 people directly or indirectly at this time of
Abstract Pakistan’s GDP stands at 269.97 billion USD with major contribution of 52.7% by Service sector which is major contributor to its economic growth. Information & Communication Technology (ICT) among other service sectors has proved to be the fastest growing industries in past few decades globally by directly creating millions of jobs and by enabling innovation and development in other sectors with its integration. Pakistan among other developing countries in the region has witnessed reasonable growth due to ICT industry and it is continuously on the up side due to ease in the transfer of technology and knowledge that has maximized the benefits on these economies. As per industry sources around 1500 IT related companies are established