Pakistan’s economy is going to contract this fiscal year, with GDP (gross domestic product) growth expected to stand at -0.38%, a significant...
Experts explain how 'corona budget' focuses more on 'lives, livelihoods, locusts and lockdown'
It started, as things often do in Pakistan, with a WhatsApp forward. On Thursday, December 5, a group of Pakistanis living in...
Allied Bank is the type of institution that makes that “Lazy Big Five Banks” stereotype look true. The bank has been –...
E-commerce in Pakistan is burgeoning and it is burgeoning at breakneck speed. In sheer numbers, e-commerce sales swelled 93.7pc in 2018, reaching...
Pakistan will have to push for fiscal consolidation and taxation reforms under the forthcoming IMF programme and move away from reliance on borrowing and foreign support to shore up the economy
Technocratic solutions are not enough; Pakistan needs to have major political parties agree on the broad contours of economic policy
We need to deregulate our cities to allow more construction and high-rise development
The key determinant of long-term economic growth of the country is the depth and range of innovations that take place within that society
The government should formulate a clear trade strategy, and then subsidise industries that can compete globally
Reduce taxes, rein in government spending, and then prioritise poverty alleviation through programs to incentivise and fund entrepreneurship
Profit speaks to five of the nation’s top experts on what the government should do in order to get the economy humming again
Measures announced in the mini-budget, the confusing stance regarding approaching the IMF could weigh heavily on the government's ability to tackle the issues threatening the economy
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 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