Firms Data

Relevant Articles:

A resource bank has been created by CDPR on overarching themes that its member organizations are working on. It entails collection of research outputs from various organizations, which are either academic or based on policy initiatives undertaken in Pakistan. One of these themes is Firm Capabilities. This bibliography is work in progress and we would be grateful to users if they could email us any articles not already listed. The bibliography has been organized along 7 broad categories:

Relevant Data Sources:

Pakistan Labor Force Survey

Annual national survey conducted by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics; includes characteristics of labor force (marital status, literacy education etc), labor force participation rates, employment / unemployment / underemployment statistics, occupational safety and health.

Link to report: Labour Force Publications Actual dataset has to be requested.

Census of Manufacturing Industries

Periodic national census conducted by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and provincial line departments.

Link to reports: Industry Publications Actual dataset has to be requested.

Various external trade statistics, including regular reviews of foreign trade.

Link to reports: External Trade Statistics Tables

Exports data published by State Bank of Pakistan

Exports data for goods and services:

Imports data published by State Bank of Pakistan

Imports data for goods and services:

Quantum Index of Large Scale Manufacturing Industries (QIM)

Monthly national production data, compiled by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Link to report: Quantum Index of Large Scale Manufacturing Industries (QIM)

Prices indices

Compiled by the by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

World Economic Outlook Database

This IMF database includes time series data for GDP growth, inflation, unemployment, payments balances, exports, imports, external debt, capital flows, commodity prices.

Link to data: World Economic Outlook Databases

Direction of Trade Statistics

This IMF database shows the value of exports and imports disaggregated according to a country’s primary trading partner.

Link to data: IMF eLibrary Data

IMF Primary Commodity Prices

Provides Indices of Primary Commodity Prices as well as Market Prices for Non-Fuel and Fuel Commodities, from 2012-2015 .

Link to data: IMF Primary Commodity Prices

Global Consumption Database

The Global Consumption Database by the IMF is a one-stop source of data on household consumption patterns in developing countries including Pakistan.

Link to data: Global Consumption Database

World Integrated Trade Solution

Provides access to world merchandise trade tariffs and non-tariff measures data.

Link to data: World Integrated Trade Solution (WITS) Data on Export, Import, Tariff, NTM