According to the World Bank’s “Doing Business” report 2015, Pakistan is ranked as one of the most investment friendly nations and 5th for “Ease of Doing Business” in South Asia and the 128th globally for “Investment Protection.”
Business regulations have been profoundly overhauled along liberal lines, especially since 1999. Most barriers to the flow of capital and international direct investment have been removed. Foreign investors do not face any restrictions on the inflow of capital, and investment of up to 100% of equity participation is allowed in most sectors. Unlimited remittance of profits, dividends, service fees or capital is now the rule. Business regulations are now among the most liberal in the region.
The ready availability of skilled professionals, adequate infrastructure and affordable rates result in  considerable time and cost savings for the entrepreneurs; making Pakistan a contender for destination of choice for investors.
We understand the challenges of investing. We seek to provide the information required to make good investment decisions and to provide a coordinated approach that saves investors time and money. Services provided by Punjab Board of Investment and Trade are as follows:
Major initiatives taken by Punjab Board of Investment and Trade for the support of Business Enterprises:

One Window Cell

Punjab Board of Investment and Trade helps the businesses achieve reduced time to market through provision of a one window facility. Any investor or trader experiencing difficulties in contacting a specific government department or finding it difficult to obtain the correct documents and licenses can contact us. Read more.

Punjab China Bureau

Punjab China Bureau was formed in 2009, an initiative of the Honorable Chief Minister Punjab, Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to promote and encourage bilateral trade and investment between China and Pakistan. Punjab China Bureau was later brought into the ambit of the Punjab Board of Investment & Trade on the directions of the Chairman PBIT; Honorable CM of Punjab. Read more.