PIAF hopeful of economic revitalization

Lahore: The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) welcomed Pervaiz Malik’s appointment as Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile, hoping he would concentrate...

PBIF calls for export diversification to bolster exports

Karachi: President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said Pakistan’s export base is shrinking, therefore, the government should plan...

NA panel directs FBR to take revenue enhancing measures

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue, on Tuesday, directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to take further measures to increase its revenue...

Qatar to pursue compensation for damages from Arab blockade

Doha: Qatar’s government said Sunday it is forming a committee to pursue compensation for damages stemming from its isolation by four Arab countries. Saudi Arabia,...

Pakistan imported 129,092,714 MBTU LNG in nine months

ISLAMABAD Pakistan imported 129,092,714 MBTU Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in first three quarters of the current fiscal year to meet its growing energy needs. "From July...

PTEA Vice Chairman emphasizes to focus on exports

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Govt releases Rs681.36b for social sector development projects

The federal government has released Rs 681.316 billion for different social sector developmental projects under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2016-17 as against the...

BOI to hold road show for increasing Pakistan’s FDI

The Board of Investment (BOI) on Friday said the government would hold a roadshow in China, Germany and also including the world’s biggest economies...

LCCI demands DRAP to form a liaison committee

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has demanded from the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) to form a liaison committee...

Oil prices claw up slightly amidst reported fall in US crude stocks

Singapore: Oil prices edged up on Thursday, clawing back some ground after losses in the previous session. Traders said the market was range-bound as falling...

RCCI, Chinese association sign MoU

RAWALPINDI: Overseas Chinese Association of Pakistan (OCAP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). OCAP President Chen...

PBIC lauds Dar for breaking rupee fall

ISLAMABAD President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and Former Provincial Minister Mian Zahid Hussain on...

Industrial, manufacturing and large scale-sector growth remained dull, KATI

Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) President Masood Naqi has said that this year; industrial, manufacturing and the large-scale sector growth has been...

Carpet industry can increase employment manifold

The carpet industry has a huge potential to increase the employment opportunities, especially in the rural and far-flung areas of the country, facilitating and...

FPCCI denounces decline in exports, attributes it to high cost of local goods

ISLAMABAD Acting President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) Irfan Ahmed Sarwana denounced decline in exports from $ 25 billion...

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