Yarn traders demand withdrawal of turnover tax

ISLAMABAD: The business community has demanded that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) withdraw the 1.5 per cent turnover tax imposed on...

Senate passes single window bill to facilitate cross-border trade

The upper house of the parliament unanimously passed the Pakistan Single Window Bill, 2021 on Monday that would pave the way for...

Import of Indian cotton likely to be resumed

Pakistan may allow cotton import from India through land route as prospects of gradual restoration of bilateral trade ties have brightened after...

President stresses cementing trade ties with Uzbekistan

President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasised further strengthening Pakistan's relations with Uzbekistan in all areas of mutual interest, including trade, economy, politics...

Govt striving to enhance Pak-Sri Lanka trade, investment relations: Razak

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood on Tuesday said that the government was working to...

Gwadar SEZ to be declared tax-free zone

ISLAMABAD: The Balochistan government is working on a plan to declare the Gwadar Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as a tax-free zone under...

South African envoy eyes $1bn trade with Pakistan

South Africa's High Commissioner Methuthuzeli Madikiza has said that his country considers Pakistan an important market for trade cooperation and is keen...

Pakistan, Iran to open Pishin border crossing to boost trade

TEHRAN: Iran and Pakistan are set to open a third terminal in their borders in the near future in a bid to...

Pakistan, Netherlands agree to enhance trade ties

Pakistan and the Netherlands have agreed to further enhance investment and trade relations. The understanding came during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister...

Pak-China Khunjerab border to open tomorrow for 10 days

Pak-China border crossing at Khunjerab Pass will be opened tomorrow (Tuesday) for 10 days. According to an official notification, the border is being...

Leather exports increase record 10.83pc YoY in July-Sep FY21

ISLAMABAD: Leather Manufactures exports during the first three months of the current fiscal year (FY) grew by 10.83 per cent as compared...

China passes export-control law following US moves

SHANGHAI: China passed a law restricting exports of controlled items, allowing the government to act against countries that abuse export controls in...

Turkey-US trade volume rises 3.5pc despite pandemic

ANKRA: Turkey's bilateral trade and business relations with the US have improved despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, a senior official disclosed. "The trade...

India, South Africa ask WTO to waive rules to aid Covid-19 drug production

VIENNA: India and South Africa want the World Trade Organization (WTO) to waive intellectual property rules to make it easier for developing...

Textile exports decline 15pc YoY in August

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s textile exports have shown a 15 per cent year-on-year decline in August FY21, as compared to same month of the...