In the Spotlight
ADB Supports Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan to Expand Trade Finance in the Country
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program (TSCFP) has signed an agreement with Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan (DBI) to support trade in Pakistan. . . .
A Window of Opportunity to Boost International Trade in Pakistan
ADB is facilitating institutional and legal changes relevant for the Pakistan Single Window, which will automate and integrate government processes under a single digital platform to facilitate international trade.
Energy flows where attention goes: European expertise in Pakistan
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan spans plains, deserts, forests, and plateaus, ranging from the Arabian Sea to the mountains of the Karakoram and Hindu Kush. The nation’s energy mix is dominated by thermal power, with almost 60% of electricity generated from oil-, gas- and coal-fired power plants. Fossil fuels are neither environmentally sustainable nor cheap: Generation costs were substantially skewed toward oil- and gas-fired power plants, which accounted for 46% of the total cost in fiscal year 2017.
Public–Private Partnership Monitor: Pakistan
This publication contains a detailed overview of Pakistan’s public–private partnership (PPP) landscape, including information on legal and regulatory frameworks developments implemented in the country.