Useful Links Business in Pakistan
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Main business Organizations
Pakistan Board of Investment (BOI)
Main activities. The BOI assists companies and investors who intend to invest in Pakistan, and facilitates the implementation and operation of their projects.
Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)
Main activities The SECP is concerned with the regulation of the corporate sector, capital market, insurance companies, non-banking finance companies and private pensions.
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Main activities. The SBP is the Central Bank of Pakistan, and its operations include regulation of the monetary and credit system of Pakistan and regulation of the banking sector.
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)
Main activities. The FBR formulates and administers fiscal policies, collection of federal taxes, and exercises a quasi-judicial function of hearing appeals.
Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP)
Main activities. The CCP prohibits abuse of a dominant position in the market, certain types of anti-competitive agreements, and deceptive market practices. It also reviews mergers of undertakings that could result in a significant lessening of competition.
Sector-specific legislation is available on the websites of the relevant organization (see box, Main business organizations). Other related legislation is contained on the following websites.
Ministry of Commerce
Description Official website of the Pakistan Ministry of Commerce
Intellectual Property Organization
Description Official website of the Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan.
Electronic Media Regulation Authority
Description Official website of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority.