On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Pakistan. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Federal Parliamentary Republic
Population: 231.4 million (2021)
GDP: 348.3 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 21% - 29%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 20% - 35%
Major Exports: House Linens ($4.63B), Rice ($2.26B), Non-Knit Men's Suits ($2.03B), Knit Sweaters ($1.5B), and Non-Knit Women's Suits ($1.37B), exporting mostly to United States ($5.51B), China ($3.25B), Germany ($2.53B), United Kingdom ($2.21B), and United Arab Emirates ($1.28B).
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($6.58B), Petroleum Gas ($6.41B), Crude Petroleum ($3.53B), Palm Oil ($3.36B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($3.06B), importing mostly from China ($23.5B), United Arab Emirates ($7.13B), Qatar ($4.8B), Indonesia ($4.05B), and United States ($3.51B).
Investment Agency: The Board of Investment (BOI)
National Chamber of Commerce: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry
Customs Agency: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)