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... enhouse gas emissions a year. The converted fuel will help the government make an estimated savings of about $1 billion per annum on its current fuel import bill of nearly $15bn. It is ant ...
Saturday, 28 February 2015
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Saturday, 28 February 2015
3. Revenue collection up 27pc in Feb
(Highlights/Business News)
...  The figure was Rs143.224bn in the same month of last year. The government imposed 10pc regulatory duty on 314 items earlier this month, and also increased general sales tax (GST) on petroleum ...
Saturday, 28 February 2015
4. Marketing Diamer-Bhasha dam
(Highlights/Business News)
... inancing to be arranged by the government for acquisition of land and providing an enabling environment. The remaining 75-80pc project financing will be raised through the private sector.  ...
Friday, 10 October 2014
ISLAMABAD: In an apparent snub to the government, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has rejected requests by power distribution companies to recover more than Rs35 billion ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
ISLAMABAD: Business leaders from across the county urged the government to revise increase in taxes proposed in the federal budget 2014-15 to save their businesses from closure and the national ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
7. KP budget for 2014-15 set at Rs404.80 bn
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 16 June 2014
8. UBL stake sale yields $387m
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has re-entered the world equity market after a lapse of eight years, with the government selling its 19.8 per cent stake in United Bank Ltd (UBL) for $387 million. With the ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
9. No hike in petroleum prices, orders PM
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: The federal government, after getting approval from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has rejected the suggested increase in the prices of petroleum products. The decision was taken Saturday ...
Monday, 02 June 2014
Monday, 02 June 2014
11. Sugar millers make out case for exports
(Highlights/Business News)
... d last fiscal. This export data also included export shipment of over 60,000 tonnes made in July-September 2013-2014. When the government had announced export permission of 500,000 tonnes of su ...
Monday, 02 June 2014
12. Revenue, GDP growth targets missed
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 02 June 2014
13. Notification of Prize Bond
(Highlights/Business News)
The Federal Government is pleased to withdraw from circulation, the Prize Bonds bearing number and series AW-070001/- to AW-090000/- of the denomination of fifteen hundred rupees (Rs.1500/-). The ...
Monday, 26 May 2014
14. C/A deficit rises to $2bn
(Highlights/Business News)
... the end March rose to $2.173 billion, much higher than $1.2bn noted during the same period last year. The trend could create problems as government has been borrowing from international market to meet ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
15. ECC approves Rs1.6 billion Ramazan package
(Highlights/Business News)
...  But a source told Dawn that the USC had already submitted a summary to the ECC. It has proposed to offer Rs6 per kg subsidy on wheat flour and Rs10 per kg on ghee and pulses. The government may ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
Friday, 18 April 2014
Saturday, 12 April 2014
18. Walt Disney shifts to India, China
(Highlights/Business News)
... for non-compliance of 27 UN/ILO conventions. Both other countries managed to retain commercial relationship with Disney but Pakistan government failed to do so. "We have reasons to believe that competing ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
19. Bulls go wild; index crosses 29,000-level
(Highlights/Business News)
...  Global said that the bulls dominated the index on Thursday. PSO outperformed the market on anticipation of resolution of circular debt and rumours of increase in dealer margins. The government successfull ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has started selling genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds that have never been field tested in Pakistan and approved for commercialisation. The move can have ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
21. Alarming controversy over urea prices
(Highlights/Business News)
Though the federal government has succeeded in getting the price printed on the urea bags this March, the first month of printing has brought its own confusion in the market. No one knows whether ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
22. Pakistan Steel: groping in the dark
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 07 April 2014
... ted to resume after Toyota announced at the end of last week that it had decided to lift the lockout following a meeting with labour groups which was chaired by a local government mediator. Howe ...
Monday, 24 March 2014
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ISLAMABAD: Top officials of the ministry of finance continue to enjoy benefits of the corporate sector by holding positions as directors on the boards of private and semi-government enterprises. ...
Monday, 24 March 2014
...  the decision of giving MFN status to India, apparently criticising the previous governments in denying this right to India. The brief has calculated nine advantages of granting MFN to India includin ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
26. LSM grows 2.5pc
(Highlights/Business News)
... and automobiles 1.88pc. In the first seven months of the current year, the LSM grew by 6.05pc in July-January 2014 this year over the corresponding months of last year. The government had expected ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
27. WB to approve $1.5bn loan next month
(Highlights/Business News)
... ms introduced by the new government had started to show positive results that had also been confirmed by Japanese agency Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) that ranked Pakistan second in  ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
ISLAMABAD: The four provincial governments may be asked to surrender billions of rupees they earn in gas development surcharge (GDS) and agree to an increase in gas tariff for all categories of ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
30. Canada pledges support to local businesses
(Highlights/Business News)
...  their Indian counterparts but the non-tariff barriers were coming in the way. He said that as soon as the Indian government lifts these barriers, there would be phenomenal increase in bilatera ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014

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