Suzuki to discontinue Mehran within two months, Senate told

Allahwala also revealed that “nine automotive manufacturers were working to bring an investment worth $1.50 billion to Pakistan”

Govt could scrap regulatory duties on 150 items in mini-budget: Report

The government is going to provide an exemption of income tax for the banking sector on providing loans for low-cost housing in the country via the upcoming supplementary finance bill

UN cuts 2019 growth forecast to below 4% for Pakistan

UN said changes in trade policy can greatly decrease the rising trade costs across the region, facilitate the access to foreign inputs to exporters and enable the participation in global value chains (GVCs)

PSX gains 358 points on mini-budget optimism

Index has surged by 5.02pc since Jan 1KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) piled up gains for another session as the prime minister is...

Toyota, Panasonic announce electric car battery tie-up

Toyota boss Akio Toyoda wants half of the firm's global sales to come from electric-powered vehicles by 2030TOKYO: Toyota announced on Tuesday it...

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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‘WHT on cash withdrawal to be abolished for tax filers’

State Minister Hammad Azhar had assured KCCI of restoring final tax regime for commercial importers under the upcoming finance billKARACHI: State Minister for Revenue...

Cargill commits to invest over $200mn in Pakistan

Cargill aims to partner on Pakistan's growth by bringing its global expertise and investment into the country PM says Pakistan is following a...

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

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

Russia willing to invest $2 billion in Pakistan’s water and power projects

The firm has expressed interest in investing in water and power projects which include 7,100MW Bulji, 2,200MW Tangus, 800MW Mohmand Dam, 52MW Nauseri and 2,800MW Yulbo projects

SSGC tightens its noose on gas thieves

KARACHI: As per the directives of the higher management, a joint inspection-cum-raid was carried out on a factory, by the representatives of the Sui Southern...

CPEC-funded Multan-Sukkur Motorway to be operational by August

Sukkur-Multan motorway has a design speed of 120km per hour, and it is a two-way six-lane road with a contractual value of $2.889bnISLAMABAD: The...

Petroleum minister briefed on pace of offshore drilling at Indus G-Block

Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Officer Irtiza Syed on Wednesday briefed Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on the pace of ongoing exploration activity in ultra-deep...