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Saturday, 28 February 2015
2. Marketing Diamer-Bhasha dam
(Highlights/Business News)
... eting team, comprising officials from Wapda, economic affairs division and the finance ministry. The group would also attend the annual meetings of the World Bank and the Asian Development Ban ...
Friday, 10 October 2014
3. 16 MoUs signed at business meeting
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: Sixteen Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) were signed at the end of a three-day Central Asian Business Opportunities Conference here on Wednesday with participants making a commitment ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
... pe Le Houerou, the World Bank's vice president for the South Asian region, Mr Dar informed him that Pakistan was ready for the third review of the IMF and that the progress on various  ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
5. Pakistan Steel: groping in the dark
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Monday, 07 April 2014
...  ministry of commerce, however, said that India would not be given transit facility to Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics through Wagah route. This will be done in the second phase in future, th ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
HONG KONG: Asian stock markets lost ground on Monday, with investors little moved by the G20's weekend commitment to boost global growth by $2 trillion over five years. After a weak lead from Wall ...
Monday, 24 February 2014
8. Pakistan, Afghanistan to enhance trade ties
(Highlights/Business News)
... to building Peshawar-Jalalabad Motorway and Peshawar-Jalalabad Railway link which would benefit traders of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Central Asian states. Mr Dar highlighted the achievements made ...
Monday, 24 February 2014
9. Market potential for Kinnow in Europe
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 24 February 2014
Saturday, 22 February 2014
11. No loan cancellation, hints Asian Bank
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided that it would no more cancel or close any loan to Pakistan. The bank management in its communication on Thursday to the Independent Evaluation ...
Saturday, 22 February 2014
12. Accord today for $900m ADB assistance
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the Asian Development Bank will sign an agreement for $900 million ADB assistance for Jamshoro power generation project here on Wednesday. An ADB delegation, led by Vice ...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
13. ADB provides $1.7bn for trade financing
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank supported trade transactions worth $1.7 billion in Pakistan under its Trade Finance Programme (TFP) in 2013, according to a senior official of ADB. Bulk ...
Thursday, 06 February 2014
...  tensions on the border. They agreed to allow round-the-clock movement of trucks and containers through Wagah-Attari border, the main border crossing between the two South Asian neighbours. Trad ...
Monday, 20 January 2014
15. Potato export outlook
(Highlights/Business News)
... an, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Central Asian States, Russia and the UAE are major markets for Pakistani potatoes. Exporters say, in 2013 they explored Bangladesh and China adding that d ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
16. Making remittances more productive
(Highlights/Business News)
... ncial services to even remotest places of the country, facilitates rapid economic growth. Advancement in use of e-banking in majority of developing countries particularly of South Asian and Af ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
17. Asian shares mixed ahead of Fed decision
(Highlights/Business News)
HONG KONG: Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday, with attention focused on Washington as investors await the end of a Federal Reserve policy meeting to find out its plans for a huge stimulus programme. ...
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
18. SBP forex reserves tumble below $3bn
(Highlights/Business News)
... xternal funding has dived because the multilateral lenders, including International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Asian Development Band have cut their exposure to Pakistan on account  ...
Friday, 13 December 2013
19. Oil prices mixed in Asian trade
(Highlights/Business News)
Saturday, 07 December 2013
Wednesday, 04 December 2013
HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly rose Monday following another record close on Wall Street, while oil prices fell after Iran struck a deal on its nuclear programme that will see eased sanctions on ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
... approve a transaction advisory services agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project and order an energy efficiency audit ...
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Wednesday, 23 October 2013
TOKYO: The dollar rose in Asian trade Tuesday as investors looked to key US jobs data later in the day as a gauge of the state of the world's largest economy. The greenback changed hands at 98.33 ...
Tuesday, 22 October 2013
25. PTA with Indonesia goes effective tomorrow
(Highlights/Business News)
... that for certain Indonesian products like palm oil, Pakistan could serve as an entry point to Central Asian Republics and western China. Indonesian would not only be catering a market of 180 mi ...
Saturday, 31 August 2013
HONG KONG: Asian markets were mixed on Friday as upbeat US economic growth data and easing concerns about an imminent strike on Syria were offset by mild profit-taking following the previous ...
Friday, 30 August 2013
27. Dollar eases against yen and euro in Asia
(Highlights/Business News)
TOKYO: The dollar edged lower in Asian trade Friday following better-than expected US growth data and easing concerns about an imminent US-led strike on Syria. The greenback also eased against ...
Friday, 30 August 2013
... lending to the autonomous region. The issue was highlighted in a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) held in mid-August, according to sources. In an earlier meeting with the Asian ...
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
Asian stock markets have fallen, extending a global sell-off sparked by growing fears of a military strike against Syria. Japan's Nikkei 225 index dipped 2.5%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 1.7% while ...
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
... e recommended by the CDWP for approval of Ecnec. Eighty per cent cost of these projects will be met through an Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan. The CDWP also approved two projects of the Pakist ...
Tuesday, 27 August 2013

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