Budget aims to promote industrialisation, FBR chief tells traders

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‘Tariff structure being rationalised to improve Pakistan’s industrial competitiveness’

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Reforms to bring economic growth, improve revenue system: PM

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Footwear exports surge 13pc in 11 months

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Chinese company mulls to invest in Islamabad IT zone

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HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China

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Govt urged to sensitise business community on taxation measures

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Plastic imports drop 4pc in 11 months

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PakWheels eyes transaction-based business model through its new service ‘Sell it for me’

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Business community calls for durable trade ties with Afghanistan

'Smuggling is obstructing legal trade between the two countries; this should be tackled through rationalisation of tariff barriers' LAHORE: The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of...

Govt urged to give clear policy on dollar

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has sought a clear policy statement from the government on the price of the dollar, as...

Twelve foreign recruitment firms blacklisted in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (BEOE) has barred 12 foreign recruiting firms from hiring Pakistani workforce due to non-compliance with employment code,...

FPCCI sees Qatari emir’s visit as good omen for Pakistan’s economy

The recent visit of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will go a long way in the promotion of bilateral trade and...

FedEx sues US government over shipment restrictions

NEW YORK: American logistics giant FedEx has sued the US government, saying Washington's restrictions on exports and imports due to growing trade disputes and sanctions...

Huawei’s US research arm builds separate identity  

The US-based research arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate...

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

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