What’s the mini budget all about?

Looking back, there was a reason that both Ishaq Dar and Shaukat Tareen signed with the IMF within days of taking office. Yet Asad Umar chose to stay ambiguous

PM orders progress report on CPEC projects

PM Khan instructs to form a CPEC Business Advisory Council to create an interface with the private sector says development of Gwadar should...

Pakistan’s textile industry receiving higher import queries from US

According to the official, the current administration was working upon rationalizing subsidies for agricultural crops in hopes of enhancing cotton cultivation

‘Like China and Taiwan, Indo-Pak trade should be kept away from...

The Pak-India Business Council (PIBC) has appreciated the government over its policies to promote trade between the two neighbouring countries.Talking to APP on Friday,...

Nigeria seeks more trade with Pakistan

FAISALABAD: Nigerian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ashimiyu Adebayo Olaniyi has said that businessmen of Pakistan and Nigeria must collaborate in their relevant fields to exploit...

What’s the mini budget all about?

Looking back, there was a reason that both Ishaq Dar and Shaukat Tareen signed with the IMF within days of taking office. Yet Asad Umar chose to stay ambiguous

The next phase of the milk wars

Engro Foods and Nestlé Pakistan have been engaged for years in a stiff competition for a share of the Pakistani consumer’s wallet, but the hard part is yet to come

All you wanted to know about Pakistan’s e-commerce scene (but didn’t know who to...

This article is the start of a series which will aim to provide the reader with an understanding of the e-commerce industry in Pakistan, with a special emphasis on the online retail market.We will...

Can women-only ride-hailing services solve the harassment problem?

Both Paxi and Safr want to create a safe environment for women using this mode of transportation, but it is unclear if both management teams will be able to create businesses that can scale

Why Pakistan’s cotton value-chain has begun to atrophy

The industry blames a lack of government support, but capital appears to be shifting away from manufacturing, and the economics of growing other crops is better than that of cotton

The rupee is falling. Let it crash

Why letting the currency exchange rate fall may help fix some (but not all) of the structural flaws in the economy

While PSX has a horrible year, one company more than doubled its share price

Avanceon Ltd’s CEO Bakhtiar Wain gears up for even faster expansion as cash flows in

Can ITU become Pakistan’s MIT?

Umar Saif’s brainchild is meant to be a research-focused institution. But it remains to be seen whether it has the ingredients necessary to be globally competitive

Business begins at home

It is high time we shift our diplomatic focus to our own businessmen in order to achieve desired objectives of attracting foreign investors

Editor’s Note: A culture of accountability

Business journalism in Pakistan has historically been a loser beat, and in most news organisations, it still is. And come to think of it,...

Editor’s Note: The great chasm

The median age of Pakistan is less than 24 years. Ours is one of the youngest countries in the world, and one governed by...
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All you wanted to know about Pakistan’s e-commerce scene (but didn’t know who to...

This article is the start of a series which will aim to provide the reader with an understanding of the e-commerce industry in Pakistan,...

The next phase of the milk wars

Engro Foods and Nestlé Pakistan have been engaged for years in a stiff competition for a share of the Pakistani consumer’s wallet, but the hard part is yet to come

How IT enabled a Matric-qualified carpenter earn $50,000 in 18 months

Matric-qualified Muhammad Muawiya, a 22-year-old resident of Karachi, earns more than a bank manager every month and that too from the comfort of his...

Jazz CEO Aamir hints massive layoffs in a bid to revamp Jazz

LAHORE: In a recent message sent out to the employees at Jazz, Jazz CEO Aamir Ibrahim informed the company that Jazz would be going...

Exports surge by 1.7pc, trade deficit shrinks by 5.6pc in six months

KARACHI: The country’s exports have surged by 1.7pc in the first half of the current fiscal year (July-Dec 2018-19) and stood at $11.186 billion as...

Emirates to reduce flights to Pakistan

The impact on flights to Pakistan includes flights from Dubai to Islamabad, which will be reduced from 11 to seven flights weekly, Dubai to Karachi flights will be reduced from 35 to 23 weekly, whereas flights from Dubai to Lahore will be reduced from 10 to nine weekly and flights to Peshawar will be reduced from five to three weekly

Three candidates shortlisted for Bank of Punjab’s president slot

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has shortlisted the candidates against the vacant position of Bank of Punjab (BoP) president.Sources said that former National Bank of Pakistan...

Pakistan asks China to undertake study of Jhelum river cascade

This marks the second time, the request of undertaking an evaluation of water cascades in Pakistan have been put forth at the JCC level