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PM satisfied over increase of exports to US 25 billion

Islamabad:Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Wednesday termed the achievement of $25 billion export target a great success, despite the global economic crunch and decreasing trend of exports worldwide.Talking to Amin Faheem senior Minister for Commerce here at the PM House he said the increase during FY-2011-12 speaks volumes about the ... Read More »

Bucharest offers great export, investment opportunities

Islamabad: Ambassador of Romania to Pakistan Emilian Ion on Wednesday invited Pakistani business community to participate in Romexpo to be held in Bucharest, to explore business opportunities aimed at boosting bilateral trade. He said that improved links between Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and federal chamber ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Energy,Transport sectors best for investment:Sweden?

Islamabad: Ambassador of Sweden to Pakistan Lars-Hjalmar Wide on Tuesday said his country is interested in promising energy and transport sectors of Pakistan.He said that Sweden can prove a good market for Pakistani fruits, vegetables, meat. Leather, sports goods and textiles if potential is exploited properly. Lars-Hjalmar Wide said this ... Read More »

Rizwan Mumtaz Ali assumes charge of Chairman NFC

Lahore:Renowned marketing & management professional Rizwan Mumtaz Ali has assumed charge of Chairman National Fertilizers Corporation with effect from today. In his career spanning over 25 years, Rizwan Mumtaz Ali has served in frontline public and private sector organizations at key positions. He has served as Director Marketing Pakistan Television ... Read More »

IWCCI demands market access, linkages with US business community

Islamabad:US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has lauded the successes of female entrepreneurs in Pakistan at a visit to the Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IWCCI). During this visit, Ambassador Munter and Dr. Marilyn Wyatt met more than 100 successful women entrepreneurs, including Samina Fazil, founder President of ... Read More »

FBR further eases conditions for waiver of default surcharge

Islamabad:Federal Board of Revenue has taken yet another step to further facilitate tax payers. Today, SRO 774(I)/2012 dated 27.06.2012 is issued which supersedes the earlier SRO 606(I)/2012 dated 01.06.2012 which exempted the default surcharge and penalties on outstanding Sales Tax on account of illegally adjusted input tax. The condition for ... Read More »

Railways offers 3 routes for NATO

Lahore: Pakistan Railways has offered three routes for NATO containers’ transportation. Railways authorities said they can operate three transport trains daily with thirty 40-feet containers. According to sources Pakistan Railways has offered to open three routes for the transportation of NATO containers from Karachi to Peshawar.These three routes included Karachi ... Read More »

Policies being made to support one per cent elite

Islamabad:The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Thursday said all important policies are being framed while keeping in mind the interests of elite which are less than one per cent while over ninety nine per cent masses are facing worst type of exploitation. Government’s policies are helping rich amass more wealth ... Read More »

Govt continue to compromise economy for politics

Islamabad:The Pakistan Economy Watch on Wednesday said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf’s renewed focus on energy offered nothing to the masses.The first meeting that Raja Pervaiz Ashraf chaired after assuming the charge as prime minister was to resolve energy crisis proved another useless effort, it said.Now, the load shedding has ... Read More »

Govt asked to restore confidence of small stock market investors

Islamabad:The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Monday asked the government to take steps aimed at restoring confidence of the small investors in the stock market to boost economy. Companies are left with no option but to go for costly borrowing from the banks as the cheap option of IPO (Initial ... Read More »

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