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1. Corporates flush with cash
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Friday, 10 October 2014
2. 16 MoUs signed at business meeting
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... It was agreed to develop long-term and sustainable partnership in the fields of processed food, agriculture, textile, leather, pharmaceuticals and construction industries. The participants explored ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
3. ECC approves Rs1.6 billion Ramazan package
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ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet approved on Thursday a relief package of Rs1.624 billion for providing subsidy on various food items and other edibles during ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
4. Food companies add value to exports
(Highlights/Business News)
A lot is happening across the spectrum of food business. Output and local sales of food items are growing, boosting profits of companies. Besides, food export earnings are up and import bills down, ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
5. LSM grows 2.5pc
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... recorded. Major contribution towards positive growth in LSM performance in January 2014 was from textile 0.71pc, food and beverages 9.62pc, fertilisers 5.74pc, iron and steel products 17.38pc, chemicals ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
7. Canada pledges support to local businesses
(Highlights/Business News)
... and joint ventures include power and energy, agri-food-breeding stock, food processing equipment and technology, telecommunications/information technology, metals and minerals-equipment, services and ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
8. Rupee continues to rise against dollar
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... foreign currency account holders to further sell their dollars to avoid losses. Experts say that if the rupee stabilises to a certain extent, the prices of food items would decrease. Finance Minister ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
ISLAMABAD: The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Monday that Asia-Pacific had highest number of hungry people and asked the countries in the region to increase food production and ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
...  of 10 Pakistanis ranked higher unemployment and higher energy prices as two factors that would have the largest impact on Pakistan, followed closely by energy and food shortages.  ...
Thursday, 06 March 2014
11. GDP grows 5pc in first quarter: SBP
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...  The step was aimed at curtailing the second-round effect of food inflation and the inflation expectations, as well as counter market sentiments following volatility in the rupee. According t ...
Friday, 28 February 2014
... ous month, as food prices declined. Core inflation, which excludes administered prices and volatile foods, probably picked up slightly to 4.60 per cent due to higher prices of gold and proce ...
Friday, 28 February 2014
13. Market potential for Kinnow in Europe
(Highlights/Business News)
... he response to their first container shipment. And food safety is the prime concern in the European market. Food products must comply with stringent sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) requiremen ...
Monday, 24 February 2014
14. Stocks extend overnight losses
(Highlights/Business News)
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
15. SECP enrols 397 firms in Jan
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... month, followed by services and trading 39 each, information and technology 28, construction 26, communications 24, corporate agricultural farming 19, and food and beverages 16 companies. Foreign ...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
16. ADB provides $1.7bn for trade financing
(Highlights/Business News)
... all- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for the import of a variety of goods including capital machinery, food stuff, steel, fertilisers, telecom equipment, and sewing machines.  ...
Thursday, 06 February 2014
17. Grappling with food inflation
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Monday, 27 January 2014
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on National Food Security on Wednesday witnessed disagreement among provinces over the issue of fixing wheat support price for 2014, with Punjab, ...
Thursday, 16 January 2014
... and the impact on Mari Gas revenues so that the ECC could take a decision. The minister for national food security and research informed the meeting that fertiliser companies had arbitrarily incre ...
Thursday, 09 January 2014
20. Potato export outlook
(Highlights/Business News)
... upplying the vegetables in bulk through land routes. Primarily it was higher potato production in 2013 that gave boost to exports, officials in the Ministry of National Food Security  ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
... with Nishat Chunian, Nishat Mills; Kohinoor Textile and Azgard Nine as gainers. Fertiliser sector came under pressure over price of urea in the face of gas supply shortages. Food and consumer stocks ...
Tuesday, 31 December 2013
22. Large-scale sector expands 5.7pc
(Highlights/Business News)
... positive growth in LSM in July-Oct 2013 was from textile 2.22pc, food and beverages 6.48pc, petroleum products 10.37pc, paper and board 17.26pc, electronics 21.20pc, iron and steel products 7.36pc, ...
Saturday, 28 December 2013
23. Stocks close above 25,000-level
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... ngth and most of the stocks closed up on better earning prospects and possibility of hike in cement prices in January 2014. Engro Corp. and EFoods continued the upside ahead of the Initial P ...
Friday, 13 December 2013
24. Margins in gur-making
(Highlights/Business News)
... saves them from manipulation at the hands of market forces, including millers and middlemen/commission agents. The provincial food department, too, has not been of much help to the growers in getting ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
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Monday, 25 November 2013
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Monday, 25 November 2013
...  in Engro Foods Netherlands B.V. to Engro Foods Pakistan at the request of the finance ministry. The ECC would be briefed on the latest economic indicators, incidental charges on import of urea an ...
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
28. Food security major issue for Sindh
(Highlights/Business News)
KARACHI: A new agriculture policy with subsidies for farmers must be introduced to increase acreage of food crops and ensure food security in the province, said Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, a senior ...
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
29. Stocks fall 76 points on profit taking
(Highlights/Business News)
... on. Of the total 317 stocks traded on Tuesday, losers at 191 were ahead of the gainers at 104. The highest increase on Tuesday was noted in Unilever Foods, up by Rs250 to Rs5,250, followed by Col ...
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
30. Big rise in fish exports
(Highlights/Business News)
... between April and June, exports volumes had gone up 18 per cent to about 50,700 tonnes though earnings at $100 million showed a small increase of four per cent. This rising trend in seafood exports ...
Monday, 28 October 2013

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