SSGC to supply natural gas to over 137 villages in Balochistan and Sindh

Islamabad: Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) will supply natural gas to over 137 villages of Sindh and Balochistan provinces during the...

26.5m tons of wheat expected to be produced during crop season 2017-18

Islamabad:  About 26.5 million tons of wheat will be produced during the crop season 2017-18 to fulfill the domestic requirements of country...

Power, food and construction sectors attracted FDI during FY 2016-17

Islamabad: Food, power, construction, electronics, oil and gas exploration, financial business and communication were the main recipient sectors of foreign direct investment...

Telecom imports declined 0.38pc during FY 2016-17

Islamabad: Pakistan imported telecom products worth $1,355,891 million during the fiscal year 2016-17, showing a nominal decline of 0.38 percent when compared...

Government avoided economic reforms for years: PEW

ISLAMABAD The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday blamed that PML-N government has avoided meaningful economic reforms for the last many years which...

Business community welcomes PM’s removal of Ishaq Dar from ECC, other committees as head

ISLAMABAD The business community, which was reportedly perturbed over the attitude of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, has welcomed Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s...

FPCCI trade delegation visits Qatar

ISLAMABAD A delegation from the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) visited Doha, Qatar on Aug 13, 2017, under the...

Over $1.355bn telecom products imported in FY2016-17: PBS

ISLAMABAD Pakistan imported telecom products worth $ 1,355,891 million during the fiscal year 2016-17, showing a nominal decline of 0.38 per cent when...

CCP Imposes Rs10m penalty on Colgate-Palmolive for deceptive marketing

KARACHI The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order, imposing a penalty of Rs 10 million on Colgate-Palmolive Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd....

APBF expresses concern over effects of current political conflict on economy

KARACHI The ‘All Pakistan Business Forum’ (APBF) has expressed its concerns over the possible negative economic impact of the current political conflict if...

Import of crude, petrol, jet fuel witnesses increase during July 2017

ISLAMABAD Import of crude oil, petrol and jet fuel have witnessed an upward trend while the import of furnace oil and diesel has...

Low investor confidence: KSE-100 falls to 43,000pts level

Red overshadows THE Trade Screen LAHORE The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) resumed trading after the long weekend with weak sentiments. Low investor confidence was...

Merck CEO pulls out of Trump panel, demands rejection of bigotry

Courtesy: Reuters CHARLOTTESVILLE The chief executive of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies resigned on Monday from a business panel led by Donald...

Finance Division spokesman declines news reports on WB’s loan rejection

ISLAMABAD A section of the press on August 11, 2017, carried a news report titled, ‘WB links loans to liberal foreign exchange policy’...

Flag-hoisting ceremony held at NBP headquarters

KARACHI In commemoration of Pakistan’s Independence Day anniversary, a flag hoisting ceremony was held at National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) Head Office here...