Pakistan-Turkey shipping sector

Shipping industry seeks free movement of crews to keep trade moving

LONDON: Ships must be allowed to change overworked and exhausted crews to help keep trade flowing as coronavirus lockdowns have shut many...

Gold imports up 9pc in 8MF20

ISLAMABAD: Gold imports into the country increased by 8.89 per cent during the first eight months of the current financial year (2019-20)...

US, China, UK remain top three destinations for Pakistani exports: SBP

ISLAMABAD: The United States (US) remained the top export destination for Pakistani products during the first eight months of current financial year...

‘Outbreak-led economic crisis’: Rs100bn package to help uplift industry, says Dawood

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Textile Abdul Razak Dawood on Sunday said the government had offered up to Rs100...

Covid-19: Goods’ transporters push panic button to win stimulus package

LAHORE: Amid coronavirus-fuelled panic across the country, goods’ transporters have raised fake alarm bells of hindrances by law enforcement agencies to get...

Trade deficit shrinks 26pc in 3QFY20

ISLAMABAD: The country’s trade deficit witnessed a significant reduction in the first three quarters of the current financial year (FY20), as it...

Export potential of Pakistani mango pulp stands at $500m in world market

LAHORE: The fruit pulp industry has urged the government to encourage the mango growers and exporters to go for conversion of mango fruit...

FBR sanctions Rs 56b refund claims via Faster system

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has released the information about refund claims sanctioned through FASTER (Fully Automated Sales Tax e-Refund)...

Garment exporter Bangladesh faces $6b hit as world retailers cancel orders

DHAKA: Bangladesh, the second-largest apparel producer after China, is set to lose roughly $6 billion in export revenue this financial year amid...

Govt refuses to pay for bad currency bets made by textile exporters 

Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood on Wednesday made it clear that the government would not compensate losses of...

Exporters demand bailout as currency bets go wrong

LAHORE: The leading 26 textile exporters of Pakistan have demanded the government to intervene by giving them the option to make their...
KEPZ

Exporters ask govt to allow production at KEPZ

ISLAMABAD: Exporters have sought the federal government’s intervention in allowing production activities at the Karachi Export Processing Zone (KEPZ). Exporters as well as...

Textile industry wants special permission to keep factories open

LAHORE: Textile exporters have appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to consider exports on a par with essential services amid the coronavirus...
Hammad Azhar

Hammad perturbed over declining imports and exports amid virus crisis

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar Friday voiced concern over declining imports and exports of the country in the aftermath...
Karachi port

Importers seek PM’s intervention in restoring supply chain at Karachi port

KARACHI: Pakistan Chemical & Dyes Merchants Association Chairman Amin Yousuf Balgamwala on Thursday appealed to the Prime Minister to help withdraw port,...