Pakistan’s economic turnaround better than India: Foreign experts

12:40 PM | 3 Jul, 2015
Pakistan’s economic turnaround better than India: Foreign experts
LAHORE (Web Desk) - A London based financial company 'Renaissance Capital Limited' Thursday termed turnaround in Pakistan's economy as a reform story better than India.

Chief Economist of the company Charlie Robertson, in his comments to Bloomberg, said that Pakistani economy is moving ahead in the right direction during the last two years.

Karachi stock exchange has continued to show progress and advanced about sixteen per cent during the last one year.

Robertson told Bloomberg that Pakistan is the best undiscovered investment opportunity in emerging or frontier markets.

The Bloomberg report says construction and infrastructural development are the primary drivers behind Pakistan's emerging economy. The construction sector grew at 11.3 percent during the last financial year which was nearly double the 5.7 percent target.

The report also points out that the present government has enhanced infrastructure expenditure by 27 per cent to 1.5 trillion rupees for the current financial year.

It says 46 billion dollars Pakistan-China Economic Corridor will also lead to trickle down effect on Pakistani economy.