Social-commerce platform DealCart closes a $3 million round

This $3 million deal marks the completion of the first tranche of a two-tranche round the company is raising. 

Over 80 companies participate in First Made in Pakistan Exhibition in Tashkent

Approximately 750 B2B meetings held between Pakistani and Uzbek businessmen 

18 Pakistani companies showcase textile expertise at Yarn Expo in China 

Contingent exhibits its latest products and innovative technologies, attracting significant interest from global buyers
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Jam Kamal Khan assumes office as Federal Minister for Commerce

An inclusive approach that fosters growth and stimulates investment will be taken by the ministry, says Khan

Daraz Group gets new CEO in latest shuffle

James Dong head of Alibaba’s owned Lazada Group replaces founding CEO Bjarke Mikkelsen 

Shutting shop by 8PM: Do market closures really do anything?

The decision of marketplace closure at 8pm is not simply a measure of energy conservation but also a careful utilisation of foreign exchange

MoC inaugurates National Compliance Centre, first of its kind in Pakistan

Launching ceremony held in Islamabad on April 19

NA body recommends approval of Trademark (Amendment) Bill, 2023

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee of Commerce on Tuesday recommended the approval of the Trademark (Amendment) Bill, 2023, with slight amendments...

Malls consider reducing rental waivers as Covid-19 cases decline

KARACHI: As the coronavirus cases decrease in the country, leading malls may be looking towards reducing waivers on rentals which poses a...

PTI’s economic team to be largely Karachi-centric

The appointments of heads of key financial institutions are also expected to be from Karachi, the economic hub of the country.

Economists, business community welcome Imran Khan’s pledges for economy, good governance

ISLAMABAD: While the incoming government of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) is going to immediately face a dire economic situation, economists have welcomed the...

Commerce division holds public-private consultation on gender, trade policy

ISLAMABAD: The trade policy wing of the commerce division held a Public-Private Sector Consultation on Gender and Trade Policy at the Pakistan...

Thorough plan underway to take Pakistan out of FATF grey list

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has prepared a comprehensive plan to exclude the country from the grey list of the Financial Action Task...

Pakistan failed to sign any FTA’s in the last 5 years

ISLAMABAD: Although the government of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) started the negotiations on various trade agreements including the Free Trade Agreement...

FBR for AEO programme to boost trade

In order to remove the hurdles in cross-border trade, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to make rules regarding the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme.