Business regulations have been profoundly overhauled along liberal lines, especially since 1999. Most barriers to the flow of capital and international direct investment have been removed. Foreign investors do not face any restrictions on the inflow of capital, and investment of up to 100% of equity participation is allowed in most sectors. Unlimited remittance of profits, dividends, service fees or capital is now the rule. Business regulations are now among the most liberal in the region.
The ready availability of skilled professionals, adequate infrastructure and affordable rates result in considerable time and cost savings for the entrepreneurs; making Pakistan a contender for destination of choice for investors.
One Window Cell
Punjab Board of Investment and Trade helps the businesses achieve reduced time to market through provision of a one window facility. Any investor or trader experiencing difficulties in contacting a specific government department or finding it difficult to obtain the correct documents and licenses can contact us. Read more.
Punjab China Bureau
Punjab China Bureau was formed in 2009, an initiative of the Honorable Chief Minister Punjab, Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to promote and encourage bilateral trade and investment between China and Pakistan. Punjab China Bureau was later brought into the ambit of the Punjab Board of Investment & Trade on the directions of the Chairman PBIT; Honorable CM of Punjab. Read more.