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Pakistan Current account balance as  % of GDP
2001  -2.8
2002  -2.8
2003  -0.2

2007  -6.5
2008  -6.2
2009  -3.0
2012  -2.4
2013  -2.1
2016  -1.8
2020  -1.6

Pakistan Karachi 100                     Back to List of Indices

Pakistan Karachi 100 Index (weekly), 20 week exponential average in green, 5 week exponential average in red, MACD (moving average convergence divergence) in green.
Pakistan Karachi 100 Index monthly chart the red line is a 24 month exaverage, the yellow line is a 6 month exaverage
This chart is no longer updated but will remain for reference.
Pakistan Notes & Links:
3/1/2021 The annual inflation rate in Pakistan increased to 8.7% in February of 2021, the highest since October of 2020, up from 5.65 % in January
1/18/13 Pakistan Tumbles into Chaos again. A self-proclaimed revolutionary is attracting mass protests, while the highest court has ordered the prime minister's arrest and the military waits in the wings.
8/23/10 Floods in Pakistan have destroyed or extensively damaged crops over 4.25 million acres (1.72 million hectares) of land, Food Minister Nazar Muhammad Gondal said on Monday. The total areas under cultivation are about 23 million hectares.
Flood surges triggered by unprecedented monsoon rains have washed away 15% to 20% of the summer rice crop, which was in the process of being sown, the president of the Pakistan Agricultural Farms Association said
8/2/10 Farm production in Pakistan, Asiaís third-largest grower of wheat and the fourth-biggest producer of cotton, may decline 10 percent to 15 percent because of damage caused by the worst flooding in memory, according to an industry official.
1/13/10 Pakistan will scrap taxes on the import of 700,000 tonnes of white sugar through the private sector to meet shortages and keep prices in check, Ministry of Industries officials said on Wednesday.
8/19/09 (Bloomberg) -- Pakistan, Asiaís third-largest user of sugar, needs to import as much as 1 million metric tons by December to meet a shortfall in domestic supplies, a trade body head said.
3/16/09 China has entered a free trade agreement on service trade with Pakistan.
1/6/09 Pakistani troops moving against Taliban guerrillas have intermittently blocked the one supply route through the Kyber Pass from Pakistan into Afghanistan.
10/21/08 Cash strapped Pakistan is looking for loans from the IMF and other bodies of up to $15 billion to avert a balance of payment crisis.
5/30/08 Pakistanís central bank expects economic growth will come between 5.5% and 6% in fiscal 2008, down from 7% the previous year. The central bank forecasts that inflation would reach between 11% and 12% this year, up from 7.8 percent in 2007
12/30/04 Pakistan's economy is expected to grow by up to 7.1% in the fiscal year ending June 2005, despite higher inflation which could surpass the targets for the year, according to the central bank.
11/11/04 Pakistan's GDP will grow 6.5 per cent in the current fiscal but inflation is at an alarming 9.2 per cent, according to Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz.
10/31/04 Pakistan's economy is likely to grow above 6.0 percent this fiscal year but boiling oil prices and water shortages threaten this growth.
10/11/04 Pakistan Tuesday successfully test-fired a ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads.