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  • April 9, 2020

Portfolio Description

Location of KEPZ:

Karachi Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) is located adjacent to the Landhi Industrial Area (Extension). It is ideally located to reach the markets of Middle East, Far East, Africa, Europe, America and Central Asia.

Distance to Airport
Distance to Ports
Proximity to Highways
Quaid-e-Azam International
(i) Port Qasim
(ii) Highly modernized &
developed Karachi Seaport
18 Kilometre
20 Kilometre
35 Kilometre7 Kilometre

KEPZ Phase I (Area 211 acres)

Fully in operation, garment is the dominant sector followed by electronics, chemicals etc. This phase is fully allotted to the investors, however plots can be acquired under sale/transfer procedures with the existing investors if they wish to sell.

Infrastructure at Karachi Export Processing Zone (KEPZ)

Land Initial allotment for a period of 30 years (renewable by mutual agreement). Developed land is available as under:

  • Plots of 1000 sq. metres each in the industrial sector and warehousing/trading sector.
  • Plots of 96 to 216 sq. metres each in the financial sector.
Land Payment Payment for land is to be made at the following rates before execution of agreement:
Security Deposit
Industrial plots
Insurance plots
Rates (Per sq.metre)
US$ 10.00
US$ 30.00
Annual Ground Rent
Industrial plots
Insurance plots
Rates (Per sq.metre/p.a.)
US$ 2.5
US$ 3.5
Electricity 11.5 KV and 440 V (3 Phase 50 HZ AC System)
132 KV Grid Station with a capacity of 40 MW of electricity built in the Zone
Gas 600,000 cu ft/day
Water 500,000 gallons/day
UndergroundWater Storage 1.30 million imp. Gallons
Telecommunication Digital electronic exchange of 8000 (optic-fiber lines) International subscribers dialing (ISD), linked with communication satellite

KEPZ Phase II (Area 94 acres)

Development of infrastructure is complete. Twelve acres are allocated for Hi-tech, Gem & Jewelry, Technology based industries. M/s Y.K.K have acquired 46000 sq.metres for production of garment accessories.

Advantages available now to Investors of KEPZ

•     Developed land
•     Cheaper electricity
•     Optic-fiber network (Capacity 4000 lines)
•     Grid station (No Load Shedding)
•     Abundant water and gas supply
•     No permission of building control department required for multi-storey building
•     No restriction on foreign currency movement (Offshore banking status)
•     Duty free import of all goods
•     Access to Zone:   One fly-over completed
Two fly-overs are near completion

Thirty-six projects already approved for KEPZ Phase-II, construction of factory building is in process

New investors are welcome in the following priority sectors:

  i)    Hi-Tech Industry
ii)   Gem & Jewelry
iii)  Software Houses
iv)  Information Technology Based Industries
v)   Precession Engineering