Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2011 Framework for Economic Growth

The document provides a framework for economic growth in Pakistan. It provides... The document provides a framework for economic growth in Pakistan. It provides an analysis of the current situation, identifies the main constraints to economic growth and outlines the importance of increasing productivity through innovation, deepening and maintaining trade openness, establishing vibrant and competitive markets, building creative cities, improving Pakistan's connectedness with the rest of the world, ensuring youth integration and community engagement.

2009 One Program - UNDAF Pakistan 2009-2012

The One Program for Pakistan constitutes the United Nations Development Assistance Framework... The One Program for Pakistan constitutes the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), aiming at coordinating the development assistance of the different UN agencies and programs operating in Pakistan. The UNDAF is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the PRSP II, and it identifies five Joint Programs: 1) Agriculture, Rural Development and Poverty Reduction - focusing on employment creation, poverty alleviation, pro-poor and sustainable rural development, empowerment and protection of vulnerable groups, achievement of MDGs; 2) Health and Population - dealing with HIV/AIDS, maternal neonatal and child health, family planning/ reproductive health, nutrition and health promotion, communicable disease control, health system development, population census; 3) Education - concentrating on pre- and elementary school education, adult literacy and non formal basic education, strengthening of the education system, secondarz education with focus on Technical, Vocational and Educational Training; 4) Environment - focusing on sustainable urbanization, green industries and waste management, natural resources management, water and sanitation, institutional building for integrated environmental management; 5) Disaster Risk Management.The One Program for Pakistan constitutes the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), aiming at coordinating the development assistance of the different UN agencies and programs operating in Pakistan. The UNDAF is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the PRSP II, and it identifies five Joint Programs: 1) Agriculture, Rural Development and Poverty Reduction - focusing on employment creation, poverty alleviation, pro-poor and sustainable rural development, empowerment and protection of vulnerable groups, achievement of MDGs; 2) Health and Population - dealing with HIV/AIDS, maternal neonatal and child health, family planning/ reproductive health, nutrition and health promotion, communicable disease control, health system development, population census; 3) Education - concentrating on pre- and elementary school education, adult literacy and non formal basic education, strengthening of the education system, secondarz education with focus on Technical, Vocational and Educational Training; 4) Environment - focusing on sustainable urbanization, green industries and waste management, natural resources management, water and sanitation, institutional building for integrated environmental management; 5) Disaster Risk Management.

2009 Strategic Trade Policy Framework (2009-2012)

The Strategic Trade Policy Framework 2009-2012 provides guidlines to help Pakistan achieve... The Strategic Trade Policy Framework 2009-2012 provides guidlines to help Pakistan achieve sustainable high economic growth through exports. It aims to inform Pakistani trade policy around 6 main pillars: 1) supportive macro policies and services; 2) enhancing product sophistication level in Pakistan's exports; 3) enhancing firm level competitiveness; 4) domestic commerce reform and development; 5) product and market diversification; 6) making trade work for sustainable development in Pakistan.

Agro-Processing and Dairy, Agro-Processing and Dairy, Chemicals, Gems and Jewelry, Leather... Agro-Processing and Dairy, Agro-Processing and Dairy, Chemicals, Gems and Jewelry, Leather Industry, Light Engineering Goods and Machinery, Light Engineering Goods and Machinery, Meat and Meat Products, Minerals, Pharmaceuticals, Services, Textile and Clothing, Textile and Clothing

2008 Auto-Industry Development Programme

The program aims at increasing the contribution of the auto industry in... The program aims at increasing the contribution of the auto industry in Pakistani economy up to 5.6% of GDP by 2012, attracting large investments, development of technologies and human resources. The document provides an overview of the perspectives of the auto industry in Pakistan, and it aims at increasing long term investment, encouraging growth, promoting domestic competiion, enhancing cometitiveness, stimulating innovation, facilitating integration into the global value chain, regulated import policies. Hence, the programme elaborates a five-year tariff plan and specific policies to enhance human resources development, promote investments in productive assets and supporting technology acquisition.

Automobile Industry Automobile Industry

2008 Medium-Term Development Framework - 2008 Review

The Medium-Term Development Framework (MTDF) 2008 Review aims at evaluating the outcome... The Medium-Term Development Framework (MTDF) 2008 Review aims at evaluating the outcome of the MTDF against its objectives and targets, and identifying needed adjustments. The MTDF is a first step towards the realization of the Vision 2030, aiming at transforming Pakistan into a developed, industrialized, just and prosperous country. The results of the review are mixed, outlining some successes and some obstacles in the achievement of the programme's goals. The MTDF is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals and it contributes to creation of a balanced development, ensuring safe housing, access to water, employment and income generation, rural and urban development and good governance. Furthermore, the programme outlines strategy for the development of agriculture, livestock, industry and tourism; for the enhancement of exports and the improvement of information and communication technology and of the business environment, especially for SMEs. Finally, it provides for policies in support of the private sector and aiming at developing the country physical infrastructure.

Crops (Cereals and Rice), Crops (Cotton), Crops (Fruits and Vegetables), Crops (Tobacco), Fisheries, Livestock Crops (Cereals and Rice), Crops (Cotton), Crops (Fruits and Vegetables), Crops (Tobacco), Fisheries, Livestock

2007 Livestock Development Policy

The policy underlines the importance of livestock within Pakistan's economy, and it... The policy underlines the importance of livestock within Pakistan's economy, and it identifies the key constraints to the sector development. Hence, it outlines a development stratgy based on enhancement of private sector-led growth, productivity enhancement of existing resources, shift from subsistence to market-oriented commercial farming, restructuring entire value chains in order to enhance productivity and profitability.

Livestock Livestock

2007 Vision 2030

The Vision 2030 aims at transforming Pakistan into a developed, industrialized, just... The Vision 2030 aims at transforming Pakistan into a developed, industrialized, just and prosperous country, through knowledge-based rapid and sustainable development. Hence, the document outlines the main goals of the country in reforming the State and Government administration, improving good governance and the rule of law, fostering economic growth in agriculture, industry and manufacturing, building an innovative society based on technology and knowledge and able to compete internationally, ensuring nationwide sustainable energy supply.

2006 Growth and Export Competitiveness - Pakistan

The study provides an overview of the current economic performance of Pakistan... The study provides an overview of the current economic performance of Pakistan in light of its export competitiveness and international context. Hence, it analyses five vaue chains of strategic products with high export potential, and it identifies the key domestic impediments to economic growth and competitiveness. Finally, it outlines a mix of policies aiming at fostering growth and productivity at a macro level, improving business environment, increasing trade liberalization, improving transport and trade logistics and food safety standards.

Automobile Radiators, Cotton Jeans, Marble Tiles, Powdered Milk, Shrimp Farming Automobile Radiators, Cotton Jeans, Marble Tiles, Powdered Milk, Shrimp Farming

2004 Accelerating Economic Growth and Reducing Poverty: the road ahead

The plan constitutes the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Pakistan, and... The plan constitutes the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Pakistan, and it was elaborated through a participatory process involving civil society and several governmental aurhorities and institutions. The strategy deals with the major challenges facing Pakistan of achieving high and sustained broad-based economic growth particularly in rural areas, reducing poverty, providing essential social and economic services and infrastructures to the poor, creating job opportunities, and improving governance. Hence, four main pillars have been identified: 1) Accelerating Economic Growth, with focus on fostering economic growth of sector with high employment creation, maintaining macroeconomic stability, developing infrastructures, liberalize trade and promote exports; 2) Improving Governance and Devolution, aiming at improving access to justice, enhancing devolution reforms, freedom of information, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering strategies, civil service reforms and capacity building; 3) Investing in Human Capital, through improvements in education and health systems, water and sanitation and population welfare; 4) Targeting the Poor and the Vulnerable, developing social safety nets and enhancing micro finance facilities.

Agriculture, Dairy Products, Fisheries, Gas, Livestock, Minerals, Minerals, Petroleum Sector Agriculture, Dairy Products, Fisheries, Gas, Livestock, Minerals, Minerals, Petroleum Sector