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PBC calls for reform-centric qualitative targets

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has said that the International Monetary Fund’s previous programmes have suffered from short-term,...

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Special Economic Zones investors urge govt to resolve tax issues

ISLAMABAD: Special Economic Zones (SEZs) investors have again urged the government to address anomalies in two crucial tax-related issues to stimulate...

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Govt asked to allow import of used cars, SUVs

KARACHI: Used car dealers have urged the government to allow the commercial imports of cars up to 10 years old and SUVs up to 20 years, saying this...

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First Sharia-compliant brokerage gets licence

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has granted a licence to ZLK Islamic Financial Services (Pvt) Ltd, making it the...

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SBP develops payment framework for BISP beneficiaries

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has developed a framework to onboard the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) beneficiaries for receiving...

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OICCI seeks steps for ease of doing business

LAHORE: Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) has emphasised the need for significant progress towards Ease of Doing Business...

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34 firms get licences for making electric vehicles

ISLAMABAD: The Engineering Development Board (EDB) has issued 34 licences to manufacturers of two- and three-wheelers under the Electric Vehicles...

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Ant group partners with Nayapay

KARACHI: Ant Group, along with 11 overseas payment partners of Alipay and major international card organisations, has launched in Beijing a...

09.04.2024 10

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Sales tax returns date extended

ISLAMABAD: The Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) on Monday extended the deadline for e-deposit of sales tax and e-filing of returns for March 2024. According...

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OGDCL finds tight gas

ISLAMABAD: The state-run Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) on Monday announced to have discovered tight gas at its exploratory Well Nur...

09.04.2024 10

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FPCCI seeks broadening of tax base

KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) said on Saturday that the desired tax-to-GDP ratio must be achieved by...

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CCP recommends action against fertiliser firms

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has recommended action against fertiliser manufacturers for alleged collusive pricing after it...

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CCP launches study on digital economy

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has launched a competition assessment of digital markets and services to make policy...

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Engro signs SPA to sell energy assets worth Rs34.7bn

KARACHI: Engro Energy Ltd (EEL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Engro Corporation Ltd, has entered into a share purchase agreement (SPA) with Liberty...

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Card for exporters, taxpayers launched

ISLAMABAD: In a rare development, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified an incentives-laden scheme offering privileges and facilities to top...

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Cotton production increases 71pc

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) on Wednesday reported that the country produced 8.397 million bales in 2023-24, a 71 per cent...

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Millers begin lobbying for 1m tonnes sugar export

ISLAMABAD: With sugar prices already up 42 per cent over last year, the influential sugar industry has started lobbying for major exports – at least...

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Local cement sales fall on construction lull

KARACHI: Construction activities remained slow as local cement despatches fell year-on-year by 0.62 per cent in March and 3.81pc in 9MFY24,...

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CCP issues notices to urea makers

ISLAMABAD: The Com­p­­etition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show-cause notices to the Fertiliser Manufacturers of Pakistan Advisory...

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MTL barred from selling tractors to third party

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Industries and Production has directed Millat Tractors Ltd (MTL) to sell 954 tractors to farmers as per the contract and...

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Oil demand sees a meagre rise in March

KARACHI: Amid rising smuggling of Iranian oil products and claims of eroding market share of oil marketing companies (OMCs), local oil sales rose four...

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Aurangzeb assures Sindh CM of addressing issue of ‘at source’ tax deduction

KARACHI: Federal Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb on Saturday assured the Sindh government that the issue of at-source deduction of taxes from the...

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SBP extends deadline for dollar imports

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has extended the date for the import of cash dollars against the export of foreign currencies. The SBP issued a...

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Weekly inflation stays steady

ISLAMABAD: Short-term inflation stayed steady at 29.41 per cent year over year in the week ending March 28, official data showed on Friday. Weekly...

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Strategy to promote e-commerce discussed

ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Jam Kamal Khan on Thursday approved a strategy to promote e-commerce. Chairing an in-house briefing to review the...

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SBP reserves rise by $4m, rupee gains against dollar

KARACHI: Foreign exchange reserves of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) increased by $4 million during a week, while the PKR appreciated against the US...

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BAHL’s exchange arm begins operations

KARACHI: Bank Al Habib (BAHL) on Tuesday announced that Habib Exchange Company started operations across the country and the main branch was...

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OGDCL finds oil, gas in KP

KARACHI: Oil and Gas Development Com­pany Ltd (OGDCL) on Tues­day announced that it had discovered hydrocarbon reserves in Kohat district of Khyber...

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CM Maryam meets finance minister, vows to fix economy

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif met Finance Minis­ter Muhammad Aurangzeb on Monday and vowed to pull the country out of the current...

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Risk mitigation policies of banks ‘lack transparency’

KARACHI: The policies of Pakistani commercial banks regarding the environment, social and governance (ESG) risk mitigation lack transparency and lack...

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Pakistan Business Council raises concerns on key reforms

KARACHI: As the government reached a Staff-Level Agreement for the last tranche under the IMF’s Stand-By Arrangement, the Pakistan Business Council...

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Commerce minister keen on boosting trade with UK

ISLAMABAD: Comm­erce Minister Jam Kamal said on Thursday that the Pakistan-United Kingdom Trade Dialogue would be launched soon to fortify economic...

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Competition Commission of Pakistan approves merger

ISLAMABAD: The Com­petition Commission of Pak­istan (CCP) has approved the merger of TPL Life Insurance Ltd with Dar Es Salam Textile Mills Ltd. ...

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Startups face steep funding downturn

KARACHI: The total funding raised by Pakistani startups in 2023 was $75.8 million, experiencing a sharp decline of 77 per cent compared to the...

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Zardari asks Japanese businessmen to benefit from investment opportunities

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday called for expanding the scope of bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Japan across a wide...

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PSX marks listing of Ehad Sukuk II

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Wednesday held a gong ceremony to mark the listing of BankIslami Pakistan Ltd’s Islamic financial...

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Ailing steel industry diversifies for survival

KARACHI: Amid large-scale smuggling, mis-declaration, under-invoicing and a demand slump, some key steel manufacturers are diversifying into exports...

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Govt raises Rs704bn in T-bill auction

KARACHI: The government raised Rs704 billion from treasury bills on Wednesday, more than double the target set for the auction. At the same time, the...

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Enhanced role of boards proposed in ESG, DE&I

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has proposed amendments to the Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance)...

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Wilmar’s Pakistan unit to acquire 277m shares of Unity Foods

KARACHI: Wilmar Pakistan Holdings Pte Ltd (WPH), a wholly owned direct subsidiary of Wilmar International Ltd (WIL), Unity Wilmar Agro (Pvt) Ltd...

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Chinese diplomat says work on CPEC phase-II being accelerated

LAHORE: China is expediting work on CPEC phase-II to materialise the dream of a shared future in the new era for the benefit of the two nations, says...

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FBR partners with Karandaaz for digitalisation

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has entered into an agreement with Karandaaz Pakistan for the digitalisation of the tax system in line...

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IMC cuts Yaris prices, discontinues one variant

KARACHI: Indus Motor Company (IMC) on Thursday discontinued the Toyota Yaris 1.3 CVT Aero variant. The company has informed its authorised dealers...

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SECP simplifies right shares issuance process

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has introduced amendments to the Com­panies (Further Issue of Shares)...

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Commerce minister for inclusive approach to boost trade

ISLAMABAD: Highlighting the importance of aligning with global standards and adopting modern practices, Commerce Minister Jam Kamal Khan has stressed...

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Market divided over possibility of rate cut on 18th

KRARCHI: The Ramazan-driven price spiral could take up the food basket inflation to its peak in March which may not allow the State Bank of Pakistan...

13.03.2024 10

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Minister for inclusive approach to boost trade

ISLAMABAD: Highlighting the importance of aligning with global standards and adopting modern practices, Commerce Minister Jam Kamal Khan has stressed...

13.03.2024 20

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Suzuki Swift price raised

KARACHI: Pak Suzuki Motor Company Ltd (PSMCL) has increased the price of Suzuki Swift GLX CVT by Rs304,000 to Rs5.429 million from Rs5.125m due to...

12.03.2024 10

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Bank timings in Ramazan

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday announced the office and business hours for banking institutions during Ramazan. Business hours...

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Export ban fails to bring down onion, banana rates

KARACHI: The government’s decision to impose a ban on the export of onions and bananas has failed to bring any price relief for consumers. Retailers...

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