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Balochistan Board of Investment

Investment Prospects
in Balochistan
Balochistan Province
Geographical Position = South West of the Country
Area = 347, 190 KM2 (24/KM2 )
Population = 9.00 Million (45% below 16 Yrs of age)

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Communication Infrastructure KPK

D.I. Khan
Zhob

N-50
Chaman
Q. Saifullah
N-25 N-50

ab
W/Rud
N-70
ISTAN
Kuchlak

nj
AFG HA N Loralai

Pu
QUETTA Rakni
D.G.Khan
Lakpass
Taftan ` N-65 Sibi
Sui
Kalat
N-40 N-40 Noshki
Dalbandin Nuttal
Nokundi Kharan
Sorab
Basima ` D.A. Yar
N-65
N-25 Sukkur
Nag Khori

IRAN N-85
Khuzdar
M-8 Ratodero
M-8

Panjgur Wadh
International

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Gwarg Awaran
Bela

Sin
M-8 Domestic
Hoshab
Turbat Uthal
Zero Point Seaport
N-10 N-10 N-25 Railway Network
Gabd Jiwani Pasni
Ormara
GWADAR Hub
CPEC
KARACHI
ARABIAN SEA
Communication Infrastructure
NHA + Provincial Road Network
NHA Roads
Motorways + = 4561 KM
Highways (37% of NHA roads)

Provincial Roads

Black top Roads = 16876 KM


Shingle Roads = 20220 KM

Total = 37096 KM
Balochistan Province

Investment Opportunities
Mineral Resources
Muslimbagh Chromite Deposits
20 million tons

Estimated Worth : US$ 270 Billion Loralai Marble Deposits


Rekodiq Copper & Gold Deposits
Estimated Reserves: 5 Billion Tons Duki Coal Deposits
51 million tons
Dilband Iron Deposits
200 million tons

Sharig Coal Deposits


76 million tons

Mach Coal Deposits


23 million tons
Saindak Copper & Gold Chagai Iron Deposits
412 million tons 250 million tons

Dudar Lead Zinc Deposits Bela Marble Deposits

Bela Chromite Deposits


Mineral Resources
Investment Choices
Mineral Exploration and Extraction Use of modern technology
Minerals Processing Plants
Manufacturing Industry based on availability of raw material:
Steel Mills
Marble Processing Plants
Cement Manufacturing Plants
Coal Washing Plants
Coal based Power Plants
Automobile Industry
Establishment of Industry in the Industrial Zones
Establishment of Industry in the proposed Special Economic Zones
on CPEC route 7
Balochistan Agriculture Profile
Total National Balochistan %age of National
Fruits Yield (Tones) Production (Tones) Production

Apple 556307 461279 82.91


Apricot 178489 164146 91.96
Plum 55701 28183 50.59
Grape 64353 63281 98.33
Pomegranate 46081 32606 70.75
Almond 22330 20510 91.84
Date 524612 201098 38.33

5 different macro and 21 micro agro-ecological zones.


75 different crops are grown
3.9 m hectare land waiting for cultivation.
13 MAF flash flood water is available for harnessing.
Congenial climatic conditions for cultivation of Olives in almost 15
districts.
Source: Fruit, Vegetables and Condiments Statistics of Pakistan, 2012-13, Ministry of National Food Security & Research
Agriculture Sector
Investment Choices
Value addition:
Fruit Packaging and Processing
Cold Storages and Cool Chain Facilities
Date Processing and Packaging
Certified Seed Production/Processing
Certified Seed Nurseries
Machinery for land development/leveling
Production of Solar Panels & Pumps
Production of Drip/Trickle Irrigation Material
Solar water Pumping System for 30 thousand
subsidized Agriculture tube wells
Livestock Potential in Balochistan
Balochistan produces 48% of Sheep, 22% of Goat,
8% of cattle and 41% of the Camel of the Country
In Million Numbers
2013
2006
Livestock Percentage of census
Animal Census
census
Livestock Balochista Growth %
species Pakistan Balochistan Balochistan n
Actual (Projected)

Sheep 26.49 12.80 48 % 14.50 1.8%


Goat 53.79 11.78 22 % 14.09 2.6%
Cattle 29.56 2.25 8% 3.57 6.8%
Buffalo 27.33 0.320 1% 0.62 9.9%
s
Camel 0.92 0.380 41 % 0.42 1.5%
Total 138.09 27.54 20.01 33.20 11.27

Source: Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan


Livestock and Dairy Development
Investment Choices
Value Addition:
Meat Processing and Packaging
Milk Processing and Packaging
Wool Processing
Leather Products (Footwear and
Jackets etc)
Abundance Potential of Investment in Fisheries and
Coastal Tourism

40 fishing stations including 8 major fishing towns.


144,000 MT fish catch during 2014 on Balochistan Coast
Gadani
Jiwani, Ganz
Damb
Pishukan Kalmat
Gwadar Pasni Mani Hor
Ormara
Pasni
Jiwani
GWADAR Sur Ormara

Courtesy: IUCN Pakistan, Quetta Office


745 KM Coastal Belt
Fisheries Sector
Investment Choices
Value Addition:
Fish Processing Facilities
Tin/Can Manufacturing Units
Flake Ice Factories
Cold Chain Transportation
Construction of Fish Harbors/Jetties
Fiber Glass Boat Building Yards
Fishing Net Manufacturing Units
Establishment of Boat Repairing Workshops
Coastal Tourism + Ferry Services
Solar Energy Potential of Balochistan

1.2 million MW
of electricity
potential if
harnessed with
the use of state
of the art
technology.

Source: Energy Department, Government of Balochistan


Energy Sector
Investment Choices
Installation of Off Grid Solar Power System
Installation of Hybrid Solar Power System of 10
MW at district headquarters
Development of Coal based Power Projects to
Generate Electricity in the coastal areas.
Wind based power projects (Nokundi, Muslim
Bagh, Loi band & coastal corridor of Balochistan)
Urban Infrastructure Development
Investment Choices
Quetta City Urban Rail/Metro Bus Project
Establishment of Trade and Financial Centre
at Quetta
Urban Housing Projects
Establishment of Business cum Parking
Plazas at Quetta and other Urban Centres.
Solid Waste Management in Quetta City and
other Urban Centres through (PPP)
Establishment of Parks and Public Spaces in
Quetta City and other Urban Centres (PPP)

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Institutional Arrangement
(Policy guidelines and regulatory
framework)
Sector Specific Policies and Plans being developed
Balochistan Mineral Policy (in process)
Balochistan Labour Policy (ready for placement before Cabinet)
Education, Health and WASH Sector Plans
Balochistan Board of Investment - Dedicated IPA
- Balochistan Investment Policy (in process with World Bank
Assistance)
- Project Development Fund (Technical and Financial Studies of
Investment Projects)

PPP Cell in P&DD


PPP Policy ready for approval of Cabinet
Viability Gap Fund (in process)
Land Computerization Project Reflected in PSDP-
2015-16
Automation of Provincial Taxes
Balochistan Revenue Authority established
Balochistan Tax Policy/Revenue Mobilization Plan- World Bank Assistance
Project for automation of taxes of Excise Department - under
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