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1. Foreign companies sign MoUs
(Highlights/Business News)
...  Automobiles and Industries, has agreed to purchase tractor wheel rims worth $1.1 million from Baluchistan Wheels Ltd in the next 18 months. Another contract worth $6m, for export of tents and canvas ...
Saturday, 28 February 2015
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)
... . With a gap of six months, the $1.8bn Pattan hydropower project would be taken to the market for financing in June 2016, for completion in June 2022. The $8bn Thakot project will hit the  ...
Friday, 10 October 2014
5. Unsubdued sacrificial cattle market
(Highlights/Business News)
... size of the Eid-ul-Azha economy is comparatively smaller. Business at Eid-ul-Fitr, celebrated around two months back, was valued at Rs800bn this year. A comparative study of the spending indicates that ...
Friday, 10 October 2014
6. Corporates flush with cash
(Highlights/Business News)
Friday, 10 October 2014
7. UBL stake sale yields $387m
(Highlights/Business News)
Monday, 16 June 2014
8. 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
9. Sugar millers make out case for exports
(Highlights/Business News)
KARACHI: The country will have around one million tonnes of extra sugar this year based on monthly consumption of around 390,000 tonnes and available stocks of 3.45 million tonnes held by sugar ...
Monday, 02 June 2014
10. C/A deficit rises to $2bn
(Highlights/Business News)
... depreciation of dollar by 10 per cent in a few months could also cause drop in exports and the last quarter (March-June) could reflect the impact of dollar deprecation. However, details of the current ...
Friday, 18 April 2014
11. ECC approves Rs1.6 billion Ramazan package
(Highlights/Business News)
Friday, 18 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
13. Bulls go wild; index crosses 29,000-level
(Highlights/Business News)
KARACHI: Stocks continued to head north on Thursday, with the KSE-100 index going up by 309.53 points to close at record 29,250.54 points. The volumes of Rs15.8 billion stood at eight-month high ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
... to Pakistan. Under the bio-safety guidelines 2005, all GM organisms should be tested for at least two years before they are sold in the markets. Last month, advertisements sponsored by the Punjab ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
15. Food companies add value to exports
(Highlights/Business News)
... rst time that the country exported about 50,000 tonnes of oilseeds, nuts and kernel in just eight months of this fiscal, and earned in excess of $67 million, mainly because of higher sunflower and ca ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
16. 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
17. Pakistan Steel: groping in the dark
(Highlights/Business News)
... a fresh loss of Rs21 billion during the last nine months of the government, whereas its accumulated losses over the past five years stand at Rs110 billion. With its liabilities currently at Rs125  ...
Monday, 07 April 2014
... cials have been trying to agree a new contract for the past 10 months, with the government helping mediate negotiations. Toyota Kirloskar Motor Ltd Union has demanded a pay hike of at least  ...
Monday, 24 March 2014
19. FBR detects 40 fake firms
(Highlights/Business News)
... kdrop of millions, even billions, which were paid to fictitious companies, a businessman told Dawn that refund claims filed by genuine companies had been withheld for the past many months. The patron-in ...
Monday, 24 March 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
21. LSM grows 2.5pc
(Highlights/Business News)
... eight main categories of industries in the month under review over last year, suggested data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics issued on Monday. In December 2013, an impressive growth of 13.17pc was ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
22. 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
... f the two companies are being paid about Rs2-million monthly salary each, besides other perks and privileges. Some members of their boards of directors travel as far as London and Calgary to atte ...
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
... prices. Trade and industry stakeholders foresee price cut in various imported products as $1 is now equal to Rs100 in interbank market as compared to Rs105-106 in the last two months. The US currency ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
25. Rupee continues to rise against dollar
(Highlights/Business News)
... fall from last month. The yearly difference in both the open market and the inter-bank trends is a rise of 1.01 per cent and 1.73 per cent respectively. Tuesday's depreciation caused exporters and ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
26. Car sales grow by 3.5pc
(Highlights/Business News)
... Santro production in January and February 2014 was recorded at 82 and 128 units but sales in same months stood at 18 and 46 units.  ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
27. Trade deficit shrinks to $12.5bn
(Highlights/Business News)
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
28. Additional GST on auto parts sale withdrawn
(Highlights/Business News)
... solve outstanding issues as early as possible. He also asked the Ministry of Commerce to separately consult the automobile industry representatives and present a report within one month on  ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
... nce Speaker Ayaz Sadiq suspended the question hour to enable the members to participate in the debate on the National Security Policy presented by the government last month, no discussion took p ...
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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