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1. Revenue collection up 27pc in Feb
(Highlights/Business News)
... times because of dismal performance of the tax department. The original target for February set in the latest budget was Rs210bn, but it was later revised downward to Rs190bn. The growth during the ...
Saturday, 28 February 2015
2. Marketing Diamer-Bhasha dam
(Highlights/Business News)
...  cheaper when compared with per-unit tariffs of Rs8.76 per unit for coal, Rs13.20 for wind and Rs16.31 for solar. The plan is to formally offer the Diamer-Bhasha dam to investors for financi ...
Friday, 10 October 2014
3. Unsubdued sacrificial cattle market
(Highlights/Business News)
Friday, 10 October 2014
... n 40(b) would badly affect trade and industry. They said these measures would increase the cost of doing business, promote informal sector and push small and medium enterprises (SMEs) towards closur ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
5. UBL stake sale yields $387m
(Highlights/Business News)
... -off. The meeting, chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, was informed that the total demand received from domestic investors was Rs12.3 billion, one of the highest in terms of domestic demand  ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
6. No hike in petroleum prices, orders PM
(Highlights/Business News)
... after a meeting of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar with the prime minister. While being briefed on the cumulative reduction in POL prices over the last three months, Sharif was informed that economic ...
Monday, 02 June 2014
7. Sugar millers make out case for exports
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 02 June 2014
8. Revenue, GDP growth targets missed
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will launch on Monday the Pakistan Economic Survey 2013-14, which is expected to be a mixed bag of missed targets and improved performance in various sectors.  ...
Monday, 02 June 2014
9. 16 MoUs signed at business meeting
(Highlights/Business News)
... areas of investment and trade in respective countries. RCCI president Dr Shimail Daud said that MoUs would help the private sector in sharing information and developing long-term ties among countries ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
ISLAMABAD: The Senate sub-committee on information technology on Thursday upheld the recommendations of its main body when it threw more roadblocks in the upcoming sale process of 3G and 4G licences. ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
11. 3G, 4G licences auction hits snags
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: The auction of 3G and 4G licences has hit snags just two weeks before going under the hammer. To the shock of the Ministry of Information Technology, the Senate Standing Committee on ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
12. Credit cards business declining: State Bank
(Highlights/Business News)
... 6 which accounts for around 95pc of the total bank branches in the country; around 24.5m transactions amounting to Rs7.48 trillion were performed via this channel during the three-month period.  ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
Saturday, 12 April 2014
14. 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
15. Islamic finance good alternative: SBP
(Highlights/Business News)
... rts to look for an alternative under which the international financial system could overcome the weaknesses of the conventional system based on fixed predetermined return in the form of interest.  ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
... ere approved on a provisional basis for one year for field performance/monitoring and all other Bt seeds and hybrid for three years. This provisional exemption was given knowing that the qualit ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
17. Food companies add value to exports
(Highlights/Business News)
... nd 3.3pc. This means that higher per-unit price was in play in this case as well. Former chairman of the Pakistan Fruits and Vegetable Exporters Association Abdul Waheed says $180 millio ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
18. Alarming controversy over urea prices
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 07 April 2014
19. Bridging the tax gap
(Highlights/Business News)
...  schemes adversely affect documentation, distort uniform collection of taxes and ensure horizontal and vertical equity, violating the two golden principles of good taxation. Such schemes widen ta ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
20. Pakistan Steel: groping in the dark
(Highlights/Business News)
... 10 years or so, Russia, China and Western countries made comprehensive BMRE proposals to the government to transform PSM into a modern and efficient entity that employed latest steelmaking technolo ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
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(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 24 March 2014
22. LSM grows 2.5pc
(Highlights/Business News)
... 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
23. WB to approve $1.5bn loan next month
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: The World Bank is expected to approve $1.5 billion programme and project loans for Pakistan next month after completion of discussions on energy sector reforms over the next few days. ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
... value at Rs100 as compared to Rs105. Former chairman Pakistan Tea Association (PTA) Hamid Khawaja said tea price would plummet by around Rs3 to four per kg. In case the dollar value remains at ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
26. Canada pledges support to local businesses
(Highlights/Business News)
... vast agricultural and mineral base. However, it needs structural reforms in education, skill development and taxation. He said that Pakistan is considered as a middle income country and Canada wants ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
27. Stocks hit new highs on institutional buying
(Highlights/Business News)
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
28. Additional GST on auto parts sale withdrawn
(Highlights/Business News)
... uding in production of economical tractors. He also discussed issues related to formulation of Pakistan Auto Industry Vision 2025. He also took up the issue of imported cars and urged for level-p ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
ISLAMABAD: The present reserves of natural gas in the country are sufficient for only 16 years. This information was placed before the National Assembly by Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural ...
Thursday, 06 March 2014
30. UAE firm signs $2.5bn multi-project MoU
(Highlights/Business News)
...  witnessed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was kept off the media galore as the company was promised to be issued a formal letter of interest (LoI) within three months to start physical progress, a senior ...
Thursday, 06 March 2014

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