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Managing risks for sustained growth : Pakistan development update (English)

The objective of this report is to apprise the Government of Pakistan, think-tanks and researchers, the public and The World Bank's senior management of the state of Pakistan's economy, outlook, structural reforms and development challenges. The report begins with a chapter on economic developments, with sections on growth, fiscal policy, public debt, the external sector, and inflation and monetary developments. The second chapter provides a medium-term macroeconomic outlook and describes upcoming challenges, and structural reform needs. The third chapter focuses on progress against social indicators. The final chapter addresses entrepreneurship in Pakistan from the perspectives of jobs, enabling new startup businesses, women's entrepreneurship and export competitiveness.

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  • Author

    Illangovan,Patchamuthu, Francisco,Manuela

  • Document Date

    2017/11/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    121027

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Pakistan,

  • Region

    South Asia,

  • Disclosure Date

    2017/11/08

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Managing risks for sustained growth : Pakistan development update

  • Keywords

    Water and Power Development Authority;Macro Economics & Fiscal Management;rate of return on saving;economic opportunities for woman;labor force participation rate;Goods and Service Tax;real effective exchange rate;exchange rate management;bureau of statistic;private sector credit;human development indicator;public debt stock;gdp growth rate;sales tax revenue;public external debt;total tax revenue;high growth rate;barriers to growth;tax collection effort;total consumption expenditure;balance of payment;skilled birth attendance;medium-term macroeconomic outlook;Social Protection;investment climate reform;global value chain;taxpayer compliance cost;consumer price index;foreign direct investment;public sector wage;corporate tax rate;cost of production;transfer of ownership;total public debt;sales tax exemption;primarily due;currency in circulation;level of support;hard budget constraint;press release;real interest rate;child immunization rate;private sector savings;allocation of saving;women in business;ad valorem tax;electricity and gas;maternal mortality ratio;adolescent fertility rate;federal government;export competitiveness;monetary policy;national saving;employment type;federal budget;saving rate;social indicator;excise duty;Real estate;

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Illangovan,Patchamuthu Francisco,Manuela

Managing risks for sustained growth : Pakistan development update (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/386771510146349984/Managing-risks-for-sustained-growth-Pakistan-development-update