Doing business

Current business situation

The Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides advice for business travellers and tourists to Pakistan. This is regularly updated, and should be checked before planning travel.

If travelling to remote or rural areas it is advisable to register your travel plans with the Australian High Commission in Islamabad.

Links and resources

Government, business and trade

Board of Investment 
Federal Board of Revenue 
Government of Pakistan
Ministry of Commerce
Ministry of Food and Bio Security
Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Punjab Board of Investment and Trade  

News and media

Business Recorder
The Dawn Newspaper
Jang Group 
Pakistan Times

Please note: This list of websites and resources is not definitive. Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement by Austrade. The information provided is a guide only. The content is for information and carries no warranty; as such, the addressee must exercise their own discretion in its use. Australia’s anti-bribery laws apply overseas and Austrade will not provide business related services to any party who breaches the law and will report credible evidence of any breach. For further information, please see foreign bribery information and awareness pack.