Imports reduced by $3.5bn in FY19, PM’s aide tells NA

'Prudent steps like imposition of regulatory duties and control of low-quality products will further reduce the volume of imports in the coming months'ISLAMABAD: Adviser...

Respite for PSX as index closes 100 points higher

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) changed its direction on Wednesday, as indices managed to recover losses from the preceding session. Foreign investors closed Tuesday’s...

Enhanced Indian duties hampering Pakistani exports, NA told

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for Commerce Shandana Gulzar Khan on Wednesday informed the National Assembly that Pakistan's exports to India had shrunk significantly following the imposition...

Economic revival, trade facilitation among govt’s top priorities: president

KARACHI: President Dr Arif Alvi said on Tuesday that revival of the country’s economy was the topmost priority of the present government.Talking to a business...

Oil hits highest since November as US tightens Iran sanctions

LONDON: Oil prices hit their highest since November on Tuesday after Washington announced the end of all waivers on imports of sanctions-hit Iranian crude, pressuring...

Cement exports rise 33pc in nine months

The country's merchandise trade deficit plunged by 13.02pc during July-March 2018-19ISLAMABAD: The exports of cement from the country witnessed an increase of 32.81pc during...

FTA with China to help boost Pakistan’s textile exports: Dawood

'Pakistan will avail duty-free market share from China, equivalent to the share enjoyed by the Association of East Asian Nations'ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister...

PSX continues to bleed, sheds 497 points

KARACHI: Investors of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed another turbulent session on Tuesday, as indices continued to bleed all day long. Foreign investors, on...

Twitter reports surprise quarterly user growth, revenue beats

NEW YORK: Twitter Inc on Tuesday posted better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and a surprise rise in the number of monthly active users, a sign that...

US sanctions over Iran oil will ‘intensify Mideast turmoil’: China

BEIJING: China warned on Tuesday that the US decision to impose sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil will "intensify turmoil" in the Middle East...

PM Imran seeks stronger trade ties with Iran

TEHRAN: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that it was time for both Pakistan and Iran to chalk out ways to enhance their bilateral...

China to offer 90pc market access to Pakistani exporters: envoy

'In return, China only seeks 60pc market share in Pakistan'ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing said on Monday that China is ready to give Pakistani...

US prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE: The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source...

Indus Motor jacks up car prices by up to Rs307,000

Indus Motor Company (IMC) has jacked up prices of various models by Rs65,000 –Rs307,000, effective from Saturday.After the revised price, the new rates of...

Economic integration imperative for South Asia’s prosperity: SAARC

ISLAMABAD: SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Ruwan Edirisinghe said on Saturday said South Asia has tremendous trade potential, which needs to be tapped...

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