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

All you wanted to know about how to build your own Pakistani e-commerce business (but didn’t know who to ask)

A top executive at one of the leading e-commerce companies in Pakistan breaks down the contours and possible future path of the industry

Pakistan does not have a billion-dollar software company. Meet the man who wants to change that

Amir Wain is building i2c into a SaaS powerhouse that is rapidly turning into one of the country’s largest software exporters

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

The next phase of the milk wars

Engro Foods and Nestlé Pakistan have been engaged for years in a stiff competition for a share of the Pakistani consumer’s wallet, but the hard part is yet to come

All you wanted to know about Pakistan’s e-commerce scene (but didn’t know who to ask)

This article is the start of a series which will aim to provide the reader with an understanding of the e-commerce industry in Pakistan,...

After Careem and Uber, will the next boost to Pakistan’s ride hailing market come from a women-only service?

Both Paxi and Safr want to create a safe environment for women using this mode of transportation, but it is unclear if both management teams will be able to create businesses that can scale

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

While PSX has a horrible year, one company more than doubled its share price

Avanceon Ltd’s CEO Bakhtiar Wain gears up for even faster expansion as cash flows in

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

What does Café Zouk know that others in Lahore’s tough restaurant market don’t?

How one of the oldest surviving restaurants in Lahore has been able to retain its competitive advantage over the last 24 years

Engro’s Rs60 billion question

How the conglomerate will deploy this capital over the next few years will define its future for the next generation – and possibly that of Pakistan

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