Trump and Modi’s lavish farm payouts prompt questions at WTO

GENEVA: Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO’s...

Pakistani products take centre stage at China’s commodity expo

Pakistani products have attracted a large number of local and international entrepreneurs at the ongoing South and Southeast Asia Commodity Expo and Investment Fair...

Tobacco growers condemn imposition of Rs300 tax on farmers

Govt urged to reverse the decision, as it will bring economic death to the working classISLAMABAD: Tobacco growers and industrial workers on Monday condemned...

Work on CPEC’s eastern route to be expedited: minister

ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development & Reform Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar and Ambassador of China Yao Jing have agreed to expedite the work on the China Pakistan...

US businesses beg to be left off Trump’s tariff list

Hundreds of US businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the US Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald...

Qatar to invest $22bn in Pakistan: report

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will visit Pakistan on June 23 (Sunday), a private media house reported on Monday.According to details, Qatar...

Argentinian investors urged to explore Pakistani market

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said on Monday that Pakistan's unique geographical location and investment-friendly regime offered lucrative business opportunities to foreign businessmen.In a meeting...

All IMF tasks accomplished, says SBP governor

Dr Reza Baqir says exchange rate regime part of economic reforms Says SBP keeping close eye on forex market, will intervene in case...

CCoP seeks privatisation proposals for Pakistan Steel Mills

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP) on Monday discussed Pakistan Steel Mills' (PSM) privatisation and directed the Ministry of Industries and Production and Privatisation...

Oil prices fall 1pc as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions

LONDON: Oil prices slipped more than 1pc on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears...

Stock market sheds 404 points amid lacklustre trading

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange, much like the national cricket team, performed poorly on Monday, as the indices kept moving in the downward trajectory right...

FPCCI forms committee to highlight budget anomalies

ISLAMABAD: Federation of Pakistan Chamber and Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has constituted a high-level 17-member committee to highlight budget anomalies and address the genuine...

Huawei CEO says underestimated impact of US ban, sees revenue dip

'Huawei had not expected that US determination to 'crack' the company would be so strong and so pervasive'HONG KONG: Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's...

Civil, Military leadership to come together in ‘Economic Security Council’

ISLAMABAD: Federal government of Pakistan has decided to form ‘Economic Security Council’ to deal with economic downturn in the country, a private TV channel...

Russian-Iranian Panel On Trade, Economy held in Iran

TEHRAN: Russian and Iranian officials gathered in Iran on Sunday for an annual panel meeting on trade and economic cooperation.The two allies rotate the...

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