Economy of Pakistan
Although having a technological good base (Nuclear weapon, Ground-to-ground missile), Pakistan is a country poor with a GDP of 320 billion dollars in 2003 is less than 410 dollars per capita (2 170 $ in purchasing power parity).
Its growth rate was over period 1992/2002 of 3,4%,5,5% in 2003. This one currently turns around 6-7%. Its rate of inflation was of 3,6%. Its active population is 44 million individuals and its foreign debt was of 33 billion dollars in 2003.
The Indice of human development is weak, being located at the 142e world rank according to UNDP. The rate elimination of illiteracy of the population was of 46% in 2003. 35% of the population lives under the poverty line.
The country exported in 2003 per 11,431 billion dollars.
It was important in 2003 per 15,669 billion dollars.
Principal supplier by geographical area: 68,4% from Asia, 16,9% since the European Union, 5,9% from the United States
It imports Pétrole and derived, machines and transport facilities, chemicals, Fer and steel from the United Arab Emirates, China, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Japan, the United States, Germany and Malaysia.
Its leading vendors of Arme ments are the Popular republic of China, the United States and France.
With the Pakistan as in India, the big families reigning of yesterday continue to enjoy a prestige and a great authority. A study of the the World Bank indicates that 44% of the arable lands are held by only 2% of the owners is 5000 influential rural families.
In this primarily agricultural country, this position implies the quasi-direct authority, near to the absolute, on several million individuals. A seizure impossible to be unaware of for the central capacity, depend on the support of this dominant Caste.
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