Building and construction material exhibition fails to attract interest

LAHORE: The first two days of a three-day exhibition of building and construction materials held by The Institute of Architects of Pakistan (IAP) at Lahore’s...

Mobile phone imports increase by 13.1pc in seven months

Pakistan imported cell phones worth Rs55 billion in the first seven months of the ongoing financial year (FY19), Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (FBS) stated...

India’s newly launched fast train breaks down

Collision with a cow disrupted electricity supply to four carriages and damaged the brake systemNEW DELHI: India's first semi high-speed train broke down...

Facilitation of businesses imperative for economic growth: LCCI

'A change in the modes of payment will help increase the number of taxpayers'LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Almas Hyder has said...

PSX closes week on bearish note, sheds 400 points

Inflows of $1.6m during the week depicted muted foreign interest while average daily turnover stood at 125m, down 34.7pc WoW Investors adviced to...

Bank lending for ‘real economy’ key to boost China growth: central bank official

China’s banks made the most new loans on record in January following a series of moves to boost lending as authorities try to prevent a sharp slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy

Acumen stresses the need of ‘patient capital’ for poverty alleviation

Created in 2013, the Pakistan Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program that equips emerging social leaders with the competence, networks and moral imagination to drive transformative change in their communities

Global e-commerce sales will skyrocket to $3 trillion by 2022: Fitch Solutions

China is the largest e-commerce market globally with total e-commerce sales forecast at $834 billion in 2019 and projected to further rise to $1.24 trillion by 2022

Fed policymakers see one U.S. rate hike, or none, as growth slows

A weak retail sales report for December released this week was followed on Friday by a report showing manufacturing production posted its biggest decline in eight months in January

China to extend $3.5 billion in grant and loans: Report

Officials revealed Beijing has also pledged to an additional $1 billion for health, education, drinking water, vocational training and poverty alleviation projects over the next three years

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

U.S. duties on $200 billion in imports from China are set to rise to 25 percent from 10 percent if there is no deal by March 1 to address U.S. demands that China curb forced technology transfers and better enforce intellectual property rights

New aviation policy to be forwarded for approval to federal cabinet next month

The aviation secretary said the new policy would provide more facilities and procedures would be eased to attract more airlines to Pakistan

Withholding tax collection on profit from government securities nosedives 25%

During July-January of current FY19, the collection of withholding tax from banking deposits soared 221% and counterbalanced the fall in tax collection from profit on government securities

Pakistan gets ready to woo Saudi crown prince

Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to sign a record investment package with Pakistan, including a $10 billion refinery and oil complex for the strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea

Foreign minister urges German entities to benefit from Pakistan’s investor-friendly policies

The foreign minister appreciated the trade and investment relations and welcomed the entry of Volkswagen into the Pakistani market

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