Federal B Industrial Area
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Federal B. Industrial Area, Karachi
This is the 5th largest industrial area of Sindh province, spread over block 1 to 22 of Federal B. Area, Karachi. In fact, block 21 & 22 are the declared industrial areas, fully occupied by large and medium size industrial units while the cottage and small industries are located within the residential and commercial areas from block 1 to 20.
More than 2,000 industrial units are fully operative overthere. Almost 90% of them are totally export oriented industries, contributing sizeable share towards foreign exchange earning of the country. On the other hand, some 8.5 billion rupees are contributed annually towards duties and taxes in the National exchequer. A large number of workforce – some 8 million people are employed in various disciplines and the benefited segments are both, skilled and unskilled labour including women in a large number, particularly those who reside in the vicinity.
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