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Govt asked to ensure food security

Islamabad:The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday asked the government to take serious step to ensure food security in country as an international food crisis can engulf world soon. America, one of the major global exporters of food is facing worst drought since 1956 which has reduced output of wheat, ... Read More »

Export targets could be meet if Govt wills:ACCI

Islamabad:The Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Friday said business community will help government realise export targets under the new three-year Strategic Trade Policy Framework 2012-2015. Export target of $30 billion is realistic, the private sector can help government achieve the goal which will require workable development initiatives ... Read More »

Pakistani citrus, mangoes attracting foreign investment

Islamabad:Australia on Thursday said it is impressed with Pakistan’s natural and human resource potential which is matchless. Some of the recent signs of growth in Pakistan are very inspiring as this country fulfils the criteria to become a developed nation soon, it said.Pakistan is gateway to energy rich central Asian ... Read More »

Pak surgical, dental instruments capable of penetrating Malaysian market’

Kuala Lumpur:A wide spread of Pakistan surgical/dental instruments bedecking the Pakistan pavilion at the APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition 2012 managed to interest and excite a large number of visitors and buyers visiting the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) to explore the three-day event here Wednesday. The event being ... Read More »

Private sector can help resolve energy crisis?:ACCI

Islamabad:The Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Wednesday said government should take a bold step to resolve energy crisis by allowing private sector to produce electricity without stringent conditions so that economic downturn can be contained. Government has failed to tackle shortfall due to lack of efficiency, resources ... Read More »

Punjab Government holds Mango Festival 2012’

Islamabad:Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the holding of the first ‘Punjab Mango Festival 2012’ in the country will give access to mango growers and exporters to international markets and also help introduce other agri items of Punjab to the world. He said that in spite of ... Read More »

POL prices increased for fifteen days

Islamabad: The government has approved the summary for increase in POL prices. According to the notification, prices of different Petroleum products have been increased. Petrol has been increased by Rs1.41, High Octane Rs5.64, Kerosene oil Rs1.94 and light diesel price has been increased by Rs1.62.The new price of Petrol is ... Read More »

Optimism on CSF compensation temporary: ACCI

Islamabad:The Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Sunday said the optimism following expected release of the held up Coalition Support Funds of $1.2bn by the US is temporary. Markets have responded positively, rupee has strengthened while dollar is retreating after reopening of Nato critical supply route which raised ... Read More »

Investors’ confidence can move the stagnant economy

Islamabad:The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday asked the government to introduce initial public offerings (IPO) grading system in Pakistan to restore confidence of investors and boost dry market. IPO grading serves as a tool for additional information and assistance to investors enabling them to take proper decisions after getting ... Read More »

France striving for GSP plus status to Pakistani products?

Islamabad:Ambassador of France to Pakistan Philippe Thiebaud has said Paris is willing to cooperate with Islamabad to enhance its exports to the European markets. He said that France is striving for a Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) plus status for Pakistani products. Moreover, we are helping Pakistan resolve energy crisis ... Read More »

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