How to fix the Pakistani economy: Dr Nadeemul Haque

We need to deregulate our cities to allow more construction and high-rise development

How to fix the Pakistani economy: Dr Akmal Hussain

The key determinant of long-term economic growth of the country is the depth and range of innovations that take place within that society

How to fix the Pakistani economy: Dr Hafiz A. Pasha

The government should formulate a clear trade strategy, and then subsidise industries that can compete globally

How to fix the Pakistani economy: Shaukat Tarin

Reduce taxes, rein in government spending, and then prioritise poverty alleviation through programs to incentivise and fund entrepreneurship

How to fix the Pakistani economy

Profit speaks to five of the nation’s top experts on what the government should do in order to get the economy humming again

Is the mini-budget a ruse?

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

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

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

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

How well has the PTI performed on its 100-day agenda?

Most macroeconomic indicators have worsened since the Imran Khan Administration took office, but the party appears set to initiate some key economic reforms

The global halal trade: Is Belgium the next frontier for Pakistani exports?

A growing Muslim population and rising non-Muslim interest in halal products is a market waiting to be captured

Customs Today: the fake news portal used to threaten global shipping companies in Pakistan

A group of toy importers has taken to planting untrue stories on a news website in a bid to blackmail major shipping companies into cooperating with their tax evasion scheme

Naya Pakistan Housing: pipe dream or bold vision?

Experts weigh in on the feasibility of the government’s target of building 5 million homes in the country over the next five years

Eighteen: How an Egyptian company is building a new $2 billion Islamabad suburb

Orascom’s real estate arm believes there is a large enough market for Pakistanis who want to live the suburban life around the nation’s capital

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