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MGT603 - Strategic Management - Lecture Handout 26

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THE STRATEGIC POSITION AND ACTION EVALUATION (SPACE) MATRIX

These dimensions are explained below:

Internal Strategic Position

External Strategic Position
Financial Strength (FS)
Environmental Stability (ES)
Risk involved in business
Impact of technology Price elasticity of demand
Debt to equity ratio
Working capital condition
Leverage
Political situation
Liquidity
Demand variability
Ease of exit from market
Price range of competing products
Cash flow statement
Rate of inflation
Return on investment
Competitive pressure
Competitive Advantage (CA)
Industry Strength (IS)
Access to the market
Market share
Demand and supply factors Resource utilization Growth potential
Quality of product and services
Profit potential
Product life cycle
Financial stability
Customer loyalty
Technological know-how
Capacity, location and layout
Productivity, capacity utilization
Technological know-how
Capital intensity
Backward and forward integration
Ease of entry into market

After the selection of variables the rating is assigned to each. After the addition of these variables taking the average. For example financial strength is explain below

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MGT604 - Management of Financial Institutions - Lecture Handout 37

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Role of financial Institutions in Agriculture Sector

Which banks are authorized for providing agricultural credit to farmers/growers?

All banks can provide agricultural credit to Farmers / growers. SBP does not restrain any bank from providing agricultural credit. However, under the Agricultural Credit Scheme indicative targets are given to 21 banks on annual basis. These include; two specialized banks (ZTBL & PPCBL), five major commercial banks (ABL, HBL, MCB, NBP & UBL) and 14 domestic private commercial banks; 1) Askari Com. Bank, 2) Bank Al-Habib, 3) Bank Al-Falah , 4) My Bank, 5) Faysal Bank, 6) Habib Metropolitan Bank, 7) PICIC Com. Bank, 8) KASB Bank, 9) Prime Com. Bank , 10) Saudi Pak Com. Bank, 11) Soneri Bank, 12) Bank of Khyber, 13) Bank of Punjab and 14)Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan).

Who is eligible for agricultural credit from the banks?

Any individual (farmers/livestock farmers, fishermen, fish farmers), corporate firms, cooperative societies/self help groups under-taking livestock related activities, fish catching/ processing /packing companies and fish exporters having sufficient knowledge and relevant experience are eligible to draw agricultural credit from banks.

Are the traders and intermediaries engaged in trading/processing of agricultural
commodities eligible for agricultural credit?

Loans to entities exclusively engaged in processing, packaging and marketing of agricultural produce shall not fall under agricultural financing and would be covered under commercial or SME financing. However, agricultural financing can be extended to entities (including corporate farms, partnerships and individuals) engaged in farming activity as well as processing, packaging and marketing of mainly their own agricultural produce, provided 75% of the agriculture produce being processed, packaged and marketed is being produced by the abovementioned entities themselves.

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