Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Email: info@spearheadresearch.org
Phone: +92 42 3662 2335-6
Fax: +92 42 3662 2337

Home Tags IMF

Tag: IMF

ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING

The mistakes of the past are being repeated according to Dr. Mian. The reliance has continued to be on external borrowings, with IMF support and maintenance of an over-valued Rupee which severely hampered exports. Today Pakistan’s debt has the lowest maturity among peer countries. As a result, inflows continue to be short-term with maturities in the 3 -12 month range. Of the foreign investment of US$2.25 Billion only US$24 Million went towards the longer term Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs)

A Messy Mess

Spearhead Opinion – 24.06.2019 By Farrukh Karamat Senior Research Coordinator, Spearhead Research The Pakistan Cricket Team, after a dismal start to the World Cup, won their game against South...

Cauldron to inferno

By F.S. Aijazuddin A PENCHANT for masochism should be included in the job description...

Sorry IMF, emerging markets won’t save us

By Desmond Lachman In its recent World Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is hoping that a stagnating world economy will receive a much-needed...

Declining Fortunes

Spearhead Analysis – 26.04.2019 By Farrukh Karamat Senior Research Coordinator, Spearhead Research The Pak Rupee enjoyed an extended period of holding its value against the USD till 2017, when...

Austerity, reform, PTI and the status quo

By Mosharraf Zaidi One way to see the economic crisis that has claimed Asad Umar as its first ministerial victim is as the product of...

Second Start

Spearhead Analysis – 19.04.2019 Some off-road vehicles have a feature called ‘second start’. You activate that when the vehicle is stuck and you need a burst...

PTI govt mulls relocating deposits worth Rs1.9 trillion

By Salman Siddiqui The PTI government in consultation with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is considering relocating governments’ deposits worth Rs1.9 trillion from commercial banks...

Forward March

Spearhead Analysis – 16.04.2019 By Farrukh Karamat Senior Research Coordinator, Spearhead Research The government having been berated for delaying the negotiations on the bail-out package with the International Monetary...

The Empty Full Glass

Spearhead Analysis – 12.04.2019 In a recent article the author, a well -known journalist, after listing the failures and shortcomings of the PTI government, concluded with...