Indian cement importers ask Pakistani exporters to recall their shipments

The development comes amidst rising tensions between Pakistan and India after the Pulwama attack and the latter's decision to slap 200% duty on imports from Pakistan

Pakistan has steered itself out of financial crisis: SBP governor

Mr Bajwa said a plan had been formulated to banish the current account deficit and work in this regard was in progress

Saudi visit highlights Pakistan’s search for investment

The largest deal signed on Sunday, a $10 billion refinery to be developed in the port of Gwadar by Saudi Aramco, will take up to five years to develop. But smaller deals, including the acquisition of two liquefied natural gas plants, alternative energy projects and food and agriculture investments should bear fruit more quickly

Business community lauds Saudi investment in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's business community on Tuesday lauded Saudi Arabia’s commitment to investing billions of dollars into the dwindling economy of Pakistan.Federation of Pakistan Chambers...

Customs auctioned Rs3bn worth containers, lots in four years

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Department has auctioned thousands of abandoned containers/lots/consignments worth around Rs3 billion over the past over four years.This was revealed in the...

Sustainable solution to Pakistan’s problems lie in structural reforms, believe analysts

Pakistan will have to push for fiscal consolidation and taxation reforms under the forthcoming IMF programme and move away from reliance on borrowing and foreign support to shore up the economy

Jazz failed to build Veon into the WeChat of Pakistan. That’s why it will...

CEO Aamir Ibrahim’s willingness to abandon his failures and invest in his successes suggests a strong path forward for the company

Amazon does not have a Pakistan presence. These Pakistani entrepreneurs are selling on it...

The global e-commerce giant has ignored Pakistan, but many enterprising individuals and companies have found ways to use the platform to their advantage by getting around the legal hurdles

Two startups willing to bet that more Pakistanis will buy their groceries online

Hum Mart and Mandi Express have both set up online stores that serve the Karachi market, but both are going about their business in a very different way

Social impact or pursuit of profit? Some entrepreneurs pick both

The stories of four entrepreneurs who are making a social impact through their commercially thriving endeavours

How to fix the Pakistani economy: Dr S Akbar Zaidi

Technocratic solutions are not enough; Pakistan needs to have major political parties agree on the broad contours of economic policy

How to fix the Pakistani economy: Dr Nadeemul Haque

We need to deregulate our cities to allow more construction and high-rise development

How to fix the Pakistani economy: Dr Akmal Hussain

The key determinant of long-term economic growth of the country is the depth and range of innovations that take place within that society

How Pakistan can avoid the “Dutch Disease”

Should the country soon find itself awash in hydrocarbon wealth, how it chooses to manage that surplus will be critical

Editor’s Note: The power of humility

At the highest level of the corporate world, humility is not a virtue recognised as valuable by most. This is unsurprising given the level...

Editor’s Note: There is more to the IMF than bailouts

It is not an often-appreciated fact, but politicians actually do try to keep most of their major campaign promises, at times regardless of whether...
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Air France mulls returning to Pakistan after 11 years: minister

Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan revealed on Friday that after witnessing a conducive business environment, Air France was planning to resume its service in...

Amazon does not have a Pakistan presence. These Pakistani entrepreneurs are selling on it...

The global e-commerce giant has ignored Pakistan, but many enterprising individuals and companies have found ways to use the platform to their advantage by getting around the legal hurdles

SBP to cease issuance of Rs40,000 prize bonds from 15th Feb

The decision was taken to appease global watchdogs, who had doubts about the investment of black money via these bonds

‘Withdrawal of MFN status to Pakistan will hurt India more’

Sources say the decision will hardly impact Pakistan as its exports to India stand at a meager $410mISLAMABAD: The Indian government’s announcement with regard to...

Jazz failed to build Veon into the WeChat of Pakistan. That’s why it will...

CEO Aamir Ibrahim’s willingness to abandon his failures and invest in his successes suggests a strong path forward for the company

India levies 200% duty on imports from Pakistan

LAHORE: In retaliation to the aftermath of the deadly attack in Indian-occupied Kashmir on Friday, India has announced an imposition of 200% duty on...

Sarmaya-e-Pakistan, holding company for state owned enterprises incorporated: Asad

LAHORE: Finance Minister Asad Umar says Sarmaya-e-Pakistan, the holding company for state-owned enterprises, has been incorporated.In a tweet, he said turning around the state-owned...

KSA to invest $322m in five hydropower projects of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Apart from making investments in the oil and mineral sector, Saudi Arabia will also make an investment of SR1.207 billion ($322 million) in five...
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