Pulp and Paper Industry in Pakistan

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Embassy of Brazil- Islamabad

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PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY IN PAKISTAN

General information on the Pulp and Paper Industry in Pakistan. Research and Compilation by the Commercial Section of the Embassy of Brazil in Pakistan.
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Table of Contents

1. Pakistan’s Economy 2

2. Industry overview 2

2.1 Current Status of Pulp and Paper Industry in Pakistan 3

2.2 Types of papers produced 4

2.3 Method of Producing Paper 4

2.4 Raw Material Availability 5

3. Current status of Trade and Potential of Pak- Brazil Trade Cooperation in this sector 7

3.1 Potential of Export to Pakistan 8

4. Future Outlook 10

5. Companies and Useful Links 11

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1. Pakistan’s Economy

Pakistan economy is positioned at 27th largest economy with 488 (1) billion USD in term of Purchasing Power Parity. Pakistan has a semi-industrialized economy, which mainly encompasses textiles, chemicals, food processing, agriculture and other industries. Growth poles of Pakistan's economy are situated along the Indus River, diversified economies of Karachi and Punjab's urban centers. The economy has suffered in the past from decades of internal political disputes, terrorism, political instability, and tensions with neighboring India. Now, energy crises in the country are affecting the growth rate of the economy. Foreign exchange reserves are bolstered by steady worker remittances; however a growing current account deficit – driven by a widening…...

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