Entries by Obortunity Research

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China provides ‘high-performance tracking system’ for Pakistan’s missile programme

China has sold Pakistan a powerful tracking system in an unprecedented deal that could speed up the Pakistan’s missile programme and military’s development of multi-warhead missiles, according to South China Morning Post. News of the sale to Islamabad – and evidence that Beijing is supporting rapidly developing Pakistan’s  missile programme – comes two months after India tested […]

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Russia keen to invest in CPEC, Balochistan: Counsel General

QUETTA: Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was creating prosperous opportunities for profitable investment in Balochistan, while ‘we want the companions of the country to take timely advantage from the Russian Federation’. He said this while talking with Russia’s Consul General Dr Aleksander G Khozin, who called him at Governor House on […]

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China to Train Pakistanis in Space Technology

For the first time, China is going to admit foreign students in its aerospace institute, including some from Pakistan. Pakistani students will get trained at China’s Space Technology Institution for the first time ever. China will now concede outside understudies in its aviation organization. A total of eight foreign students from the following countries were […]

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Pakistan and China to Launch a Communication Satellite for DTH Services

Pakistan and China have signed an agreement for development and launch of communication satellite PakSat Multi-Mission Satellite (PakSat-MM1). The communication satellite already arrived at Pakistan’s geostationary orbital location of 38.2° East on 27th February. The satellite will primarily function as a communication satellite with the capability to provide Direct-to-Home (DTH) services. According to the press release […]

Alibaba Steps Up Efforts to Bring Pakistani Exporters Onboard for its B2B Portal

Alibaba is working to get more Pakistani exporters listed on its business-to-business electronic portal. The e-commerce giant wants to boost Pakistan’s exports by drastically improving the country’s e-commerce market. For the same purpose, Alibaba has launched a Pakistan pavilion on its website to showcase the country’s indigenous products. Even before the dedicated portal, it had over […]

Political squabbling hit Gwadar Port City development

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has said that the provincial government is forced to take loan for the development of Gwadar Port City as the federal government has yet to release the promised Rs1 billion for the project. “Neglecting Balochistan is tantamount to neglecting Pakistan as the country’s development depends on our province,” said […]

China’s manufacturing sector posts stronger than expected growth in March

BEIJING: Growth in China’s manufacturing sector picked up more than expected in March as authorities lifted winter pollution restrictions and steel mills cranked up production as construction activity swings back into high gear. The official Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released on Saturday rose to 51.5 in March, from 50.3 in February, and was well above the […]

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Report: China, Belt and Road countries trade volumes totals to $1.1tr

According to a new report, between China and countries along the Belt and Road, trade volume added to $1.1 trillion in 2017, up 14.8 percent year-on-year, which is 3.4 percentage points higher compared to the growth of the country’s total foreign trade. The Belt and Road initiative, proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, […]

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PCJCCI identifies potential sectors for Pak-China joint ventures

LAHORE: Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) has identified seven high potential sectors for joint ventures and investment between Pakistan and China, which include handicrafts, textile, leather, gemstone, sportswear, surgical instruments, and technology-based agriculture along with reclamation and salinity control. Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry  (PCJCCI) office-bearers presented a research paper to […]