Finance Minister suggests listing of Govt debt securities at PSX to develop debt market

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue Dr Shamshad Akhtar said that the securities market can play a vital role in...

Mobile phone imports surge to 76pc despite dollar constraints

The industry envisions the need for consistency in this upward trajectory, as it could lead to the local production of allied parts

Pakistan’s textile and apparel industry all set to shine at Texworld – Apparel Sourcing, Paris 2024

In a desperate effort to boost textile export, TDAP to provide a subsidy of 33% on putting up stalls.

China asks big banks to stagger and adjust dollar purchases, sources say

China's central bank has asked some of the country's biggest lenders to refrain from immediately squaring their foreign exchange positions in the...

Caretaker PM approves transfer of Sugar Advisory Board’s control back to Industries & Production Ministry

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker prime minister, Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, has granted his approval for the Sugar Advisory Board to be handed over to the...

Industry on edge as new proposition suggests 24-hour clearing period for stock trades 

The clearinghouse is looking to change the settlement time before changing the infrastructure

Remittances have been on the decline for some time. August’s data shows the trend hasn’t changed

Remittances in FY23 were down by $4.25 billion year-on-year. They have continued to decline in first two months of FY24. Are Pakistanis sending less money home?

Accreditation of HWT plants suspended for exporting untreated mangoes to Iran

ISLAMABAD: In a groundbreaking development with far-reaching implications for mango exports from Pakistan to Iran, the Department of Plant Protection (DPP), a...

Steel sector continues to grumble

The PALSP has raised alarms over the authorities' lack of effective measures to counter the menace of smuggling.

More than 120 life-saving medicines vanish from Lahore pharmacies

There seems to be no end in sight for patients in the provincial capital as vital meds for diabetes, heart conditions, and liver disease among 120 that are unavailable. 

US and China agree to export control information dialogue

The United States and China have agreed to launch an export control enforcement information dialogue and a new formal working group on...

How Creek Marina went from being the next big thing in real estate to 19 acres of nothing

The controversial project, once positioned to be the jewel in Karachi’s skyline, faces accusations of being a vehicle for money laundering

Lahore’s Spanish Inquisition

Lahore has been flooded with Spanish style architecture. But what does that mean for the real estate market?

Caretaker health minister orders DRAP to promptly deal with artificial drug shortages 

Caretaker health minister Nadeem Jan directs the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan to speed up work on curtailing the artificial shortage of medicine in the market. 

General Tyres accused of evading mandatory PSQCA registration since 2016

GTR directed to immediately halt all operations involving the manufacturing, sale, and storage of tyres