Practically all business correspondence is made in English, though Urdu is also sometimes used by local companies.
Muslims 97% (Sunni 77%, Shi'a 20%), Other (includes Christians and Hindus) 3%.
Local Time:It is %T:%M %A In Islamabad
Exchange Rate on :National Currency: Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
Agriculture is the principal sector of activity; the economy is heavily dependent on textiles and cotton.
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
To call from Pakistan, dial 00
To call Pakistan, dial +92
Foreign Trade in Figures
|Foreign Trade Indicators||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016|
|Imports of Goods (million USD)||44,105||44,647||47,434||44,219||47,155|
|Exports of Goods (million USD)||24,567||25,121||24,706||22,188||20,435|
|Imports of Services (million USD)||7,634||7,241||7,751||7,378||7,953|
|Exports of Services (million USD)||3,205||3,309||3,509||3,277||4,949|
Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017
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