Master of Business Administration Executive

Faculty / School

Faculty of Business Administration (FBA)

Year of Award


Project Type

MBA Executive Research Project

Access Type

Restricted Access

Executive Summary

Trade and finance both play an important role in the economic success. The role of International trade in this area cannot be overlooked. The countries are engaging into the best practices in these fields to boost their benefits. Therefore, it has been increasingly important in Pakistan to analyze its potential in regard to the adaptation of the latest products available in trade finance throughout the globe. Our developments in many areas indicate that there is much room for improvement and therefore we can reach to height of successes if the market players directly or indirectly indulge in the opportunities of trade finance.

For this purpose a through research of our capability especially the banking sector is conducted. The problem statement for the research is that is our economy and its segments jointly or individually prepared to explore the huge potentials that the international trade offers. In this regard it is very important to understand that if we want our economy to grow then we will have to increase our trade volumes. For the purpose of the study interviews and survey are conducted along with the analyses of literature reviews of expert opinions and trade finance practices adopted throughout the world. The sample size is more than hundred which are selected according to the convenience and relevance to the subject matter. The data analysis is done thorough charts and graphs.

In light of the identified research puipose, the identified research hypothesis involves studying ‘Are Pakistani banks ready to explore huge potentials available in trade finance’. The hypothesis is based on research variables which include Awareness, Business, Risk, Infrastructure and Training. As per the analysis earned out in the study, it has been observed that the customers as wells as banks both agree that there is a strong urge in the economy to welcome innovation in Trade Finance.

Thus, as per the results evaluation according to this report, it is recommended that investments and training should be conducted so that Pakistan can make the most of the benefits and opportunities offered by innovation in Trade Finance. After this study, there is much more to be done to understand the scope and the level of benefits that can be achieved through trade finance and the potential of our banks.

Hence, it can be stated that this sector has many benefits to help our economy to grow faster and banks and other institutions can make investments and arrange resources to polish and renew our potential in this important sector.



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