As the government continues to back construction, real estate is hustling

The amnesty schemes given to the construction industry have been a boon for real estate

It might be time to reconsider Indo-Pak trading ties

As the smuggling of Indian and Pakistani products continues to thrive through third country channels, why not accept the reality and formalise trading ties?

Pakistan’s private equity potential

Profit explains what private equity is, and talks to some of the major stakeholders about the future

What’s your credit history?

How Pakistan needs to help out its credit bureaus - for its own good

Ryan Gosling and clutzy interns – this week in Pakistan’s business and economics Twitterverse

So much to discuss this week. We have two different movie recommendations for you (both old ones but both worth a watch),...

An honest discussion on Pakistan’s food security woes

Balanced agriculture policies, and value chain investments are desperately needed to curb food inflation

Commodities do well

Prices have surged and Pakistan must get used to a normalizing world

WorldCall 2020 results

Despite its slump, the group has found many suitors

Buy now and pay later with a twist – no extra charges

Platforms like QisstPay are trying to solve cash cycle problems for prospective shoppers

Q Block: The Next Generation

How one crop of ministers has dominated economic decision-making in Pakistan, and the contenders to eventually replace them

Can the Pakistani eCommerce industry survive without tax relief?

They got their way with the budget. But will it be enough?

Mosharraf Zaidi and the Uzbek connection – this week in Pakistan’s business and economics Twitterverse

The week was dominated by Prime Minister Imran Khan claiming that he knows Uzbekistan more than the Uzbeks, and the moment proving...

Will VavaCars be able to make a dent in the used cars industry?

The first competitor to CarFirst, VavaCars has a surprise advantage up its sleeve

Why is Z2C Limited investing in a kart racing competition?

Cricket might be the go-to sport in Pakistan, but kart racing might be surprisingly popular

Cement does well – again

The construction sector’s lobbying went a long way in the cement industry keeping its head up