Historically countries with strong industrial base have showed more economic and financial growth and progress. Pakistan's Industrial Sector is the second largest sector of the economy accounting for 25% of the GDP. This industrial sector comprised of large, medium and small-scale. It encompasses large to middle scale manufacturing, mining & quarrying, construction, electricity & gas distribution. In manufacturing, cotton yarn and cotton cloth is the leading sector, followed by food processing industries largely based on indigenous raw materials.
The services sector is is an gradually more important aspect of Pakistan’s economy due to its major contribution of about 53 percent in the GDP. Wholesale & retail trade, finance, insurance, transport, storage, communication, community & social services and personal services are leading service activities in Pakistan.
Engineering division in Pakistan is engaged in manufacturing cement and sugar plants, industrial boilers, chemical/petrochemical plant & equipment, automotive, construction equipment and power transmission towers, textile related engineering etc.