SDPI Policy Analysis


  • Pakistan’s Economic Vulnerability and the US South Asia Strategy in Light of CPEC 

    Tariq, Natasha (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-01-15)
    US-Pakistan relations have seen highs and lows, and US aid flows to the country mirror the shifts in US foreign policy positions. Even after Pakistan's initiation as a key non-NATO ally post 9/11 the bilateral relationship has been fluctuating. The ...
  • Policy Review / Analysis: Making Pakistan’s external trade strategy work 

    Dr., Sajid Amin Javed (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-06-11)
    The good news is that Strategic Trade Policy Framework [STPF] (2018-23) seeks to increase exports to $61bn by 2023 with a minimum target of 36.2bn which is roughly equal to the 35bn target of STPF 2015-18. Integration to global value chains, improving ...
  • The Economic Way Forward 

    Suleri, Dr Abid Qaiyum (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-04-30)
    In normal circumstances, neither taking debt, nor artificially stabilizing the rupee against dollar is bad. However, pumping the borrowed dollars in open market to stabilize rupee was a bad choice. In the last four years, GDP growth improved from 3.68 ...
  • State of economy in 2017 amid criticism 

    Suleri, Abid Qaiyum (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-02-12)
    “Highest GDP growth was recorded in a decade, as Pakistan’s economy is flourishing; there is no issue of debt retirement.” “Economy is in bad shape, so there is a need to declare financial emergency; Pakistan would require $35 billion in next 12-18 ...

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