PM Imran says won’t give in to traders’ pressure

'If we all pay taxes regularly, we will have enough money to pull the country out of the quicksand of loans' 'Those who...

Renault sales fall in weakening auto market

PARIS: French auto giant Renault said on Tuesday its first-half sales were hit by a slowdown in several emerging countries but overall...

PM meets US companies’ reps, vows investor facilitation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that the government was fully committed to extending all-out facilities to the local and...

PepsiCo buys Pioneer Foods for $1.8bn in Africa push

JOHANNESBURG: US beverage and food giant PepsiCo has agreed to buy South Africa's Pioneer Foods for about 24.4 billion rand ($1.8 billion), a company...

PTEA demands immediate resdressal of export-related challenges

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Sri Lanka keen to enhance trade ties with Pakistan: envoy

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI), in collaboration with the Sri Lankan High Commission, organised a 'catalogue show' at...

European companies eager to invest in Pakistan: PM’s aide

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Spokesperson on Trade and Investment for the UK and Europe Sahibzada Aamir Jahangir said on Monday that world-renowned multinational...

ICCI resents hike in SBP policy rate, demands withdrawal

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has resented the State Bank of Pakistan's decision of increasing the policy rate by 100...

WB team visits LCCI to think up ways for agri development

LAHORE: A four-member of the World Bank's Strengthening Markets for Agriculture & Rural Transformation in Punjab (SMART) programme called on Lahore Chamber of Commerce...

Gulf conflict would see oil prices spike, ease, jump again: research

LONDON: Oil would initially jump by $15-20 a barrel if Iran blocked the Strait of Hormuz, but prices would ease immediately once...

FPCCI achievement awards on 25th

ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) would organise its 7th achievement awards ceremony for the year 2019 on July 25....

Govt decides to form Pak-China Business Forum

Planning Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar revealed on Saturday that the government has decided to form a 'Pak-China Business Council', adding that names...

Traders shut down markets across Pakistan

--Most businesses remain shut in Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta in protest against ‘unfair’ taxes levied by govt LAHORE/KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: A...

Traders warn govt of dire consequences if demands not met

--'We are mulling to hold a march to the FBR’s office, a possible sit-in or a shutter down strike for an indefinite...

Budget 2019-20: Salaried class to pay more taxes under PTI govt

Tax reliefs for salaried class introduced by the PML-N government have been withdrawn by the PTI led government in the latest budget.

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Pakistan’s exports will increase up to $36bn in 5 years: IMF

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Pakistan’s exports will increase to USD 36.7 billion in five years, by the year 2023-24. The...