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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
According to the weekly statement of position of all scheduled banks for the week ended April 20, 2018 deposits and other accounts of all scheduled banks stood at Rs12,186.973 billion after a 0.86 per cent decrease over the preceding week’s figure of Rs12,292.919bn. Compared with last year’s corresponding figure...
ISLAMABAD: Trade volume between Pakistan and Azerbaijan fell to $26.88 million in the last fiscal year from $58.26 million in the preceding year mainly due to decline in rice exports, commerce minister said on Thursday.“A concerted effort is needed on both sides to increase the trade volume and economic...
FAISALABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abassi has assured that the new textile package will be announced within the next couple of days.Talking to Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) President Shabbir Hussain Chawla and other business leaders, he said that the government is already trying its best to clear...
ISLAMABAD: A dispute has erupted between federal and provincial governments over the mechanism for determining the net hydel profit and cost of electricity generation, transmission, distribution and line losses.The Council of Common Interests (CCI) – an inter-provincial body – has constituted a committee to deliberate the issue. It comprises deputy...

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Slow growth in exports

The performance of exports in the first eight months of 2018-19 has been disappointing. According to the monthly trade statistics of the PBS the...