Speedy industrialisation imperative for socio-economic development: PM

--Imran says reform process may be 'painful and time-taking', but govt is determined to bring change --PM invites Facebook to invest in Pakistan's...

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CPI 2019 ranks Pakistan 120th out of 180, three spots down from 2018

PM invites leading tech firms to invest in Pakistani youth

Imran Khan meets SAP chief Christian Klein, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki and Siemens chief Joe Kaeser

China negates US propaganda, says CPEC ‘not a debt trap for Pakistan’

ISLAMABAD: A Chinese Embassy spokesperson said on Wednesday that the total loans for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects were about...

Influential millers, hoarders behind surge in sugar price: sources

LAHORE: Pakistan's influential sugar millers and hoarders are behind the recent surge in sugar price in retail markets, as they are selling...

PM Imran leaves for Davos to attend World Economic Forum

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has left for Davos, Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum beginning today. The thematic focus of this...

Flour crisis: Govt approves duty-free import of 0.3m tonnes of wheat

–ECC allows wheat to be imported till March 31; first shipment to arrive by Feb 15 –Sindh govt to buy 0.4m tonnes of...

Federal govt likely to present budget in May

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is likely to present the budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 in...

Govt hesitant to link SBP governor’s tenure with performance

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  (PTI) is reluctant to link tenure of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)...
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PM Imran to approve long-term textile policy after Davos trip

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan will approve the country's long-term textile policy upon his return from Davos, sources in the Ministry of Commerce...
Pak-Indonesia trade

Pakistani exporters irked as Indonesia delays import quota

ISLAMABAD: As Indonesia delays the issuance of import quota for Pakistan, exporters have expressed concern over the unequal trade relationship between the two...

Hit by power shocks, APTMA seeks PM’s attention

APTMA official says add-ons to regionally competitive energy price will make Pakistani exports uncompetitive in global textile market

Donald Trump all praise for ‘momentous’ US-China trade deal

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has ended two years of escalating trade battles with China, with a partial agreement to resolve some areas...

Pakistan to blame if FTA-II with China fails, Dawood says

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood on Wednesday lauded the unilateral tariff relaxation given by China under the...

SBP imposes Rs219m fine on five commercial banks

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has imposed a cumulative fine worth Rs219.136 million on five commercial banks for violating its...

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