Launch of report -the socio-economic impact of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in pakistan 19 th february 2015 - unodc office in pakistan in collaboration with the federal investigation agency published a research report entitled the socio-economic impact of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in pakistan at the marriott hotel in islamabad.
Providing a snapshot of the social and economic impact of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants within the country, helping the government of pakistan in developing a national policy in combating human. Smuggling and its effects on economy – by shaukat masood zafar posted by ahmed iqbalabadi | november 7, 2010 | in original articles smuggling severely harms the economy of a country in multidimensional ways.
19 th february 2015 - unodc office in pakistan in collaboration with the federal investigation agency published a research report entitled the socio-economic impact of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in pakistan at the marriott hotel in islamabad. Smuggling and neighbors of pakistan tyre smuggling mafia has been keeping its presence in pakistan and they are scaring away foreign investors iran and afghanistan are sharing a porous border with pakistan and this has allowed huge influx of smuggled tyres in our market. The united nations office on drugs and crime (unodc) and the government of pakistan has jointly developed the unodc’s country programme and as part of the assistance programme strive to improve the skills and knowledge of law enforcement agencies, especially the federal investigation agency in overcoming the challenges related to human trafficking and migrant smuggling in pakistan.
Pakistan is losing a staggering $263 billion worth of revenue a year, due to smuggling of just 11 goods that are making their way through porous borders and, more alarmingly, through high sea and containerised cargo with full support of the state machinery, reveals a highly confidential official report.
Measurement of import smuggling in pakistan putting certain side-effects of the use of policy tools into oblivion defined formally, smuggling is the ‘conveyance of things by stealth, latest studies on underground economy in pakistan, it has been found that on an average, between 2000 and 2008, the informal economy has remained about. The socio-economic impact of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in pakistan by unodc pakistan migrant smuggling political economy freedom of press threatened by organized crime in western balkans 39th annual crime stoppers international conference tags.
Since the creation of pakistan, smuggling is ruining her economy every government in the past has taken measures to tackle the matter, but due to the absence of strong political will all such efforts went in vain. Unfortunately a parallel underground economy has taken roots in pakistan a major proportion of the revenue to be collected by the government is being lost, over and above the adverse impact that the smuggled items cause to our industry. The objective of this report is to look at the economic impacts of smuggling in pakistan there are various motivations to smuggle in this country these include the participation in illegal activities, such as, drug trade, illegal weapons trade, exotic wildlife trade, illegal immigration or illegal emigration, tax evasion, providing contraband to a prison inmate, or the theft of the items being smuggled.