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The government’s dependence on printing promissory notes to satiate its fiscal appetite has become the norm now and that is the prime reason for the drag on the economy which stands at the edge of stagflation. This disease prevailed throughout the last regime, and till now Dar and company have failed miserably in tackling the chronic issue.
The plunging worth of the local currency makes for a real shocker of a headline. Nowadays that shock is being delivered so often that even platforms usually reserved for political discourse (read: twitter and facebook) are buzzing with speculation over what’s causing the depreciation of rupee and when will it stop.
The State Bank of Pakistan will probably not be getting many Eid cards from investors at the local bourses. If the Monetary Policy decision announced some days didn’t rub investors the wrong way, the more recent announcement of higher minimum profit rates on savings deposits has surely irked them.
After slow activity in the first month and a half of this fiscal year, the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) seems to have picked up some pace in late August and September. As per the most recent data released by the Planning Commission, the Federal Government had disbursed a total of Rs55.624 billion as on September 20, 2013.
Until the beginning of the previous week, Pakistan’s banking sector appeared more blue-eyed for investors than all the non-banking blue-chip stocks on local bourses, combined.
You don’t necessarily have to be a Hayekian to pay heed to the findings of the most recently-released data by the Economic Freedom of the World Report.
Experience from the developed world suggests that the road towards federalism can be long and fraught. It has been over three years since the 18th Constitutional Amendment paved the way for Pakistan to start moving towards participatory federalism. But the friction between federalists and centralists continues to hold.


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.378 bln
Exports $2.016 bln
Imports $4.394 bln
WeeklyAugust 27, 2015
Reserves $18.509 bln