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1. 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
2. KP budget for 2014-15 set at Rs404.80 bn
(Highlights/Business News)
...  an increase of 6.4 per cent over the current revenue generation. The province will receive Rs12 billion from general services on sales tax showing 100 per cent increase over the current fiscal year ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
3.
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...  be issued and the general public can obtain these coins from all field offices of the State Bank. According to the Finance Ministry, the composition of the coin is 75pc copper and 25pc nickel. Th ...
Monday, 02 June 2014
4. 3G, 4G licences auction hits snags
(Highlights/Business News)
Saturday, 12 April 2014
5. Credit cards business declining: State Bank
(Highlights/Business News)
Saturday, 12 April 2014
... a negative impact on the crop production besides posing risks to the export of cotton products, especially to the western countries under the EU Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) Plus status granted ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
7. Alarming controversy over urea prices
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 07 April 2014
8. Bridging the tax gap
(Highlights/Business News)
... 2012-13. Generally, the tax incentives (exemptions) are provided to the investors to boost economic growth and create jobs. Nevertheless, slow GDP expansion over the last five years or so has demonstrated ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
... umers could avail full benefit of low cost of import due to losing value of the dollar. Secretary General Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers Association (PVMA) Umer Islam Khan hoped that the pr ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
10. Additional GST on auto parts sale withdrawn
(Highlights/Business News)
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
... ions (made in Pakistan). The FPCCI president complained that some consulate generals have established joint chambers and business councils which is encroachment on FPCCI prerogative.  ...
Saturday, 22 February 2014
12. 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
Thursday, 06 February 2014
14. Grappling with food inflation
(Highlights/Business News)
...  the last fiscal year too, food inflation at 7.4pc was only slightly higher than the general inflation of 7.1pc. But in six months of the current fiscal year, increase in food prices has been h ...
Monday, 27 January 2014
15. Bull run continues on stock market
(Highlights/Business News)
KARACHI: Stocks managed to push forward in a generally limited interest trading with the KSE-100 index up by 81.51 points to 26,341.08 on Wednesday. Although volumes remained high but like the ...
Thursday, 09 January 2014
16. Potato export outlook
(Highlights/Business News)
... to production has generally progressed well, except on one or two occasions as in 2012 when Pakistan had to import 50,000 tonnes of this most common vegetable, mainly from India and Afghanistan.  ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
17. Niche market for biomass power
(Highlights/Business News)
... ing in the biomass generation sector. Even the provincial planners concede that most of the figures being considered so far are general estimates. The Indian example, which has become the dri ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
18. Poor planning leads to hike in fuel prices
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 06 January 2014
19. Making remittances more productive
(Highlights/Business News)
Remittances coming from skilled and semi-skilled workers are generally utilised for setting up micro and home based businesses, which have boosted the informal sector of the economy but still remains ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
... t time in December. Among the second and third textile scrips, several closed at their upper circuits. The Oil and Gas sector has generally lost ground all week with only oil marketing companies givi ...
Saturday, 28 December 2013
21. Hybrid cars to cost kitty over $5m
(Highlights/Business News)
... Cars have unveiled imported hybrid cars this month to lure a narrow band of luxury car afficandos. Toyota Prius 1,800cc carries a retail price tag of Rs4.5 million including 17 per cent general sales ...
Saturday, 28 December 2013
22. ECC diverts gas to textile units
(Highlights/Business News)
...  to take an advantage of the grant of Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) plus status to Pakistan. The official said that because of export earnings, textile lobby always had a direct access to powe ...
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
23. CNG price reduced on court order
(Highlights/Business News)
... issued by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority on Tuesday, the reduction in prices became necessary after the Supreme Court declared a nine per cent additional general sales tax on compressed natural gas ...
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
24. EU grants GSP Plus status to Pakistan
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: The European Union (EU) on Thursday granted Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) Plus status to Pakistan with an impressive count of 406 votes, granting Pakistani products a duty free ...
Friday, 13 December 2013
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(Highlights/Business News)
... compared with Rs57.94bn in the same period last year. This is in addition to an estimated similar amount collected through general sales tax on the sale of natural gas and petroleum products, making ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
... the oil producer. The generally positive sentiment sent the yen sinking against the dollar, while it also hit a four-year low versus the euro. Tokyo jumped 1.54 per cent, or 237.41 points, to ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
27. Power outages a misfortune for farmers
(Highlights/Business News)
... cient. Apart from general inefficiency of these apparatuses, they are mostly run on tractors that are much bigger machines than what is required to run small tubewells. A tubewell that needs only 2 ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
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Monday, 25 November 2013
29. Strike causes congestion at ports
(Highlights/Business News)
... d berths at the two ports of the country owing to congestion. According to details, currently around 15 ships are berthed at Karachi port unloading DAP fertiliser, general cargo, seeds, sulphur, contain ...
Saturday, 16 November 2013
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Saturday, 16 November 2013

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