Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)


Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 30K

Start Date: 2004-01-01

End Date: 2004-06-30


Team Members

(Team Leader)
Jamil Ahmed Siddiqui
(Technical Advisor)
Hashim Raza
(Qualitative Rsearcher)

Project Description

The government of Pakistan and Japan External Trade Organization wanted to establish a Textile city in the Area of Port Qasim (the second largest port of Pakistan) and wanted to study the availability of water, housing, and road access to the port area.

Services provided by APEX

The project covered field survey, structured in-depth interviews and information analysis to document constraints to the full realization of the industrial potential of the Port Qasim area and develop a methodology for addressing the identified issues in terms of water availability, workers housing and transportation link to the port area.