This book documents the role of interest groups in shaping Pakistan's trade policy during the politically turbulent 1970–1982 period. It analyses the political economy of Pakistan's export policies and examines the behavior of all of the country's major export components.
Introduction Part I: The Political Basis of Pakistan's Economic Policy 1. Economic Development, Policy, and Politics, 1960–1971 2. Politics and the Economy after 1971 3. The Impact of External and Internal Factors on Pakistan's Exports 4. Elites, Interest Groups, and the Formation of Economic Policy 5. Export Policies Part II: The Growth, Composition, and Direction of Pakistan's Exports 6. The Changing Pattern of Pakistan's Foreign Trade and its Determinants 7. Agricultural Policy and Exports 8. Cotton Textiles Exports 9. Exports of the Small-Scale Sector 10. The Future of Pakistan's Economy and Politics