Rasheed Barket: In conversation with one of Pakistan’s leading businessmen


The founder and CEO of Pacific Exim Pvt Limited is a self-made man in every sense of the term. After paying his own way through college and starting out as an assistant at a large-scale shipping company in the 70s, Rasheed Barket climbed the ladder through hard work, learning on the job, and making the right choices.

But he always knew he would start something of his own.

Pacific Exim Pvt limited was set up in 1995 and is now one of the largest players in Pakistan’s fertiliser and chrome ore industry. It’s also a supplier of other metals, minerals, and energy materials.

Watch this video to hear what he has to say about his journey to being a self-made industrialist; the potential for chrome Ore production in the country; agricultural subsidies; the fertiliser business, stress management; and the hope for growth in Pakistan.

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