$1,482

2018 GDP per capita (Current US$)

5.8%

2018 GDP Growth (Real)

212m

Population

72%

2018 Gross Debt/GDP

A few facts

The 23rd largest economy in the world in terms of purchasing power parity.

Upgraded by MSCI from Frontier to Emerging Market in June 2017.

The fifth most populous country in the world.

Opportunities

New government and IMF programs are fostering much-needed reforms and opportunity.

Pakistan and China are implementing the ‘China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’ (CPEC), with $60bn in investments targeted towards energy and other infrastructure projects. Pakistan believes CPEC investments will help support GDP growth rates of more than 6%.

There are a total of 545 companies listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange, with a combined market capitalisation of $55bn.

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