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Positive trend registered in Pakistan’s textile exports

Positive trend registered in Pakistan’s textile exports

November 21, 2019

ISLAMABAD: During the first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year, textile group exports have seen a rise of 4.1% as compared to exports of the corresponding period of last year. Comparing the month of October of the current fiscal year to last year’s, a growth of 7.44% has[...]
Govt to focus on ‘long-term’ trade policies, says PM

Govt to focus on ‘long-term’ trade policies, says PM

November 20, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has highlighted the need to formulate and adopt ‘long-term’ trade policies to significantly improve the country’s economic conditions. The premier insisted that Pakistan was struggling with economic challenges due to the absence of long-term policies. “China is progressing by adopting long-term strategies… now we are[...]
Restrictive measures for imports reduce trade deficit

Restrictive measures for imports reduce trade deficit

November 15, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s imports registered a 19.21% decrease in the first four months of the current fiscal year, amounting to $15.32 billion as compared to $18.96 billion over the corresponding period last year. According to data provided by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the decline in value of imported goods[...]
ECC raises wheat support price after 5 years

ECC raises wheat support price after 5 years

November 14, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The minimum support price of wheat has been increased by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) to help safeguard the interest of growers and ensure food security for the consumers, raising the rate from Rs1,300 to Rs1,350 per 40 kg. The revision took place after participants of the ECC meeting,[...]