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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
2. Unsubdued sacrificial cattle market
(Highlights/Business News)
FLOODS, fears of terrorist backlash and a charged political environment have not deterred resilient Pakistanis from celebrating Eid-ul-Azha like they always do. Current market indicators suggest ...
Friday, 10 October 2014
3. Corporates flush with cash
(Highlights/Business News)
Friday, 10 October 2014
...  on account of wheeling charges, distribution margin, increase in cost of Wapda pensioners and sales mix. One per cent change in T&D losses works out to about Rs7bn if the current average consume ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
5. KP budget for 2014-15 set at Rs404.80 bn
(Highlights/Business News)
...  billion have been allocated for the current revenue expenditures. Earlier reported: Imran says KP budget will be welfare-oriented Giving details of the revenue receipts to be secured in th ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
6. Revenue, GDP growth targets missed
(Highlights/Business News)
... 5 per cent, a significant deceleration from the impressive 6.1 per cent recorded in FY2012-13. The services sector grew by 4.29 per cent against a target of 4.5 per cent. The current per ...
Monday, 02 June 2014
7. C/A deficit rises to $2bn
(Highlights/Business News)
KARACHI: The current account deficit has risen for the third consecutive quarter (Jan-March) of this fiscal year. The State Bank reported on Thursday that the total current account deficit at ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
8. Food companies add value to exports
(Highlights/Business News)
... the US by making an initial investment of $5 million. Currently, poultry meat export is not shown separately in the monthly food trade data of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. But indust ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
9. Bridging the tax gap
(Highlights/Business News)
...  same time, it is crucial to strengthen the current enforcement mechanism by enhancing administrative efficiency and capability as well as improving taxpayer compliance through taxpayer services an ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
10. Pakistan Steel: groping in the dark
(Highlights/Business News)
...  at 8pc per annum. From 6.84 million tonnes per year in 2004-05, the demand is likely to increase to about 10MTPY in 2015. The current annual installed capacity of steel products is about 4.9MTPY ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
... from India. At the same time, currently only 137 items are importable from India via Wagah border. The source said that India has offered to lower its duties to 7.5pc in a period of six months after ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
12. 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
... ase would be around Rs3 per litre in diesel mainly if the government taxes and international oil prices remain at current level. Karachi Wholesalers Grocers Association (KWGA), Anis Majeed, s ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
14. Rupee continues to rise against dollar
(Highlights/Business News)
...  has fallen by 0.99 per cent from Monday, and dropped by 5.64 per cent since January. The current trend in the inter-bank trading showed a drop of 2.64 per cent from yesterday, and a 5.23 per cent ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
15. Car sales grow by 3.5pc
(Highlights/Business News)
... last being produced in October 2013 and December 2013 with 72 units each in the current fiscal year. Its sales in July-February 2013-2014 stood at only 110 units as compared to 124 units. Hyundai ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
16. Trade deficit shrinks to $12.5bn
(Highlights/Business News)
...  from the country in the first eight months of the current fiscal year from a year ago. In terms of rupee, export proceeds witnessed growth of 16.23pc in July-Feb 2014 over the corresponding month ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
17. Additional GST on auto parts sale withdrawn
(Highlights/Business News)
... nting the industry and the country. He gave a detailed presentation to the finance minister on the current status and future potential of the automobile industry. He said there were 13 vehicl ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
Thursday, 06 March 2014
19. GDP grows 5pc in first quarter: SBP
(Highlights/Business News)
Friday, 28 February 2014
Friday, 28 February 2014
21. Equity prices drift lower
(Highlights/Business News)
... the Wall Street investment banker currently working on a project in Pakistan is widely followed. He advised wait and see approach as the market looked for direction.  ...
Friday, 28 February 2014
Thursday, 27 February 2014
23. Market potential for Kinnow in Europe
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 24 February 2014
...  of the ministry in seven and half months of the current fiscal against a budgetary allocation of Rs13bn, or just 26 per cent of the funds allowed. The cabinet division has so far been given Rs962 ...
Monday, 24 February 2014
25. No loan cancellation, hints Asian Bank
(Highlights/Business News)
Saturday, 22 February 2014
26. GE urged to invest in Pakistan
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has asked the General Electric (GE) of the United States to invest in the revival package of Pakistan Railways which has been approved by the government. ...
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
27. Car sales inch up
(Highlights/Business News)
...  (PAMA) revealed jump in 1,300cc and above cars by seven per cent to 32,063 units in the last seven months of current fiscal year from 29,974 units in same period last year. The decline in sales o ...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
28. Remittances rise
(Highlights/Business News)
KARACHI: Overseas Pakistanis remitted $9,033.41 million in the first seven months (July-January) of the current fiscal year, a growth of 10.08 per cent compared with $8206.34m in the same period ...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
29. ECC takes politically tough decisions
(Highlights/Business News)
... s subsidy. This means that the consumers concerned will bear the burden of inefficient Discos by paying the tariff differential amount. Currently, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepr ...
Monday, 10 February 2014
30. Pakistan economy improving: IMF
(Highlights/Business News)
... increase the country's poor rate of tax collection. ''The current trends of the last few months have been very positive in Pakistan and prices have been stable,'' Pakistan's Finance Minister Mohammad ...
Monday, 10 February 2014

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