Rashakai Special Economic Zone The Heart of CPEC
Rashakai Special Economic Zone The Heart of CPEC
ProjectRashakai Economic Zone, M-1, Nowshera
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
Area (Acres)1000
Type of IndustryFruit/Food/Packaging/Textile Stitching/Knitting
RemarksLand acquired


  • Airport 50 KM
  • Dry port 65 KM
  • Railway Station 25 KM
  • Motorway 0 KM
  • Highway 5 KM
  • City Center 15 KM
Project Progress Update
  • Feasibility studies of SEZs are shared with the Chinese side.

Rashakai Economic Zone

Rashakai Economic Zone (REZ), the flagship project of KPEZDMC is spread over an area of 1000 acres.

This project will be conceptualized from its initial stages by KPEZDMC, giving the zone resident industrialists of REZ an additional benefit of being an exceptionally pre-planned economic zone of international standards.

Rashakai Economic Zone is strategically located on M1 Motorway at the intersection and links to CPEC through Burhan interchange.

REZ also serves as a bridging post to Northern Areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and has close proximity to the Afghan border. Due to this central position of the economic zone in the province, the company foresees it to be the imminent trade hub of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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Rashakai Economic Zone

Rashakai Economic Zone will have the infrastructure of international standards including the facility of one window operation to support the industrialists.

The zone enterprises will have access to all amenities like water treatment plants, vocational training facilities, state of the art IT systems, security, uninterrupted water and energy supply.

The zone enterprises will relish the advantages of expo center in the residential area, which is planned by Federal Government on an area of 50 acres to promote exports of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular and all over Pakistan in general.

Based on the strengths of the connected districts and resource pool, the economic zone has a predominant investment feasibility for industries in fruit & food packaging, textile, and auto manufacturing.

The central location also provides opportunities for industrial setups involving marble processing, furniture, electrical products, pharmaceuticals, Matchbox manufacturing, sugar mills, tobacco, and juices.

The following is a list of raw material resources pool that REZ has access to;

  • Gem Stones, Metal Ores, Soap Stone, Magnesium and Phosphate at Abbottabad (150 KM from Rashakai)
  • Established clusters of hand & power loom, footwears & Sugarcane at Charsadda (30KM)Gem Stones and Metallic Ores at Malakand (48KM from Rashakai)
  • Gemstones, Marble/Granite at Lower Dir (120 KM from Rashakai)
  • Sugarcane and Tobacco at Mardan (10KM from Rashakai)
  • Wheat, Maize, Tobacco, Maize, Rice, Sugar Cane, Mustard, Watermelon, Musk Melon, Apricot, Guava, Pear, Peaches, Plum, Citrus and Mulberry plantations at Swabi (30 KM from Rashakai)
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Economic Zone Specifications:

  • Area of Industrial Estate: 1000 Acres
  • Total Number of Plots: (Information will be provided soon)
  • Available Plot Size: (Information will be provided soon)
  • Reserved Commercial Area: (Information will be provided soon)
  • Amenity Area (Roads, Mosque, Parks): (Information will be provided soon)

Rashakai economic zone specifics

Rashakai Economic Zone Map (Complete Industries Specifications):


  1. I am from mardan, and I am an electrical engineer, I am in search of jobs in my own area, I also know some languages as English, Chinese, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi and Pushto is my mother language,

  2. I’m shah waqas ud din feom kohat kpk.
    I have 7 year’s Experience in civil site Engineering and also in civil Q.s in multi story Buildings.
    I see a good job in here in Pakistan.
    I have also 3.5 years Abroad Experience.

  3. The inclusion of Rashakai SEZ in CPEC is a big achievement for the people of Pukhtoonkhwa. I am interested to invest in the SEZ. May I request for the detailed procedure for acquiring a plot in the zone. Regards

  4. Assalamo Alaikum.
    My Name is Abdul Hafeez. 53 years age, a businessman from Peshawar.
    Having 38 years of experience in Financial Management and various industrial units in Lahore and Gujranwala.

    I need an industrial plot in REZ.
    Where, when and how to apply for a plot in this zone?
    I intend to send some candidates for training to China. Pl let me know the procedure.

    Abdul Hafeez

  5. Assalam o alaikum
    my name is Muahammad suleman and i am from district Nowshera. In rashakai economic zone we have our cultivated lands over there therefore for i am asking that what will be the payment process for land which provincial gov,t will purchase for the CPEC rashakai porject?

  6. Hi i am shahbaz Ahmad from mardan .i am chemical engineer and owner of construction firm .i have industrial plot at charsada industrial state .i am interested to invest in rashakai economic zone..kindly tell me the procedure about acquiring a plot in it.
    Also tell us about the procedure of visiting of educated youth to china as i m interested to expand my creativity according to internal level.

  7. Hi I am waqas I want to have information that , new setup of plastic industry will have tax free import of capital goods? ,or government have some restriction over plastic industry .


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