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DATE APRIL 30 , 
2019


DAWN NEWS PAPER

K-Electric to set up 700MW power plant

Ogra proposes up to 15pc hike in petroleum prices

Senate body asks govt to fix cotton support price

US, Pakistan discuss trade ties, Afghan peace

Technical level talks with IMF begin

Pakistan among top 20 military spending countries in 2018: report

FBR extends office timings

Public holiday on May 1

 THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Pakistan, Afghanistan to face economic slowdown: IMF report

Budget 2019-20: FBR, NTC propose to abolish 5th Schedule

Centre agrees with provinces to ink MoU on single GST return: FBR

IMF wants Islamabad to budget power sector’s subsidies

Rs14.38 per litre increase in petrol price recommended by Ogra

Traders hail Pak-China FTA’s 2nd phase

CPEC realities

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Talks on $8 billion bailout: Government, IMF in final round

Cabinet unlikely to consider tax amnesty scheme, budget strategy paper today

Pakistan for early convening of next TIFA round

Textiles: product diversification wanted (ii)

Ogra recommends 15 percent increase in POL prices

Ramazan: Cabinet to consider closure of industries’ one shift today

FPCCI hails FTA Phase-II with China

Budget (2019-20), FBR, NTC seek elimination of Fifth Schedule of Customs Act

Federation, provinces making progress towards single GST

IMF returns

IMF mission in Pakistan

JANG NEWS PAPER

Standing Committee sought budget framework from F.B.R

F.B.R and Provinces agreed towards single General Sales Tax (GST)

OGRA recommends to increase petrol price by Rs14.37

Uncertain condition and tension is the main hurdle in economic development

Meeting on loan of 6 billion dollar with Pakistan and IMF begins

Pakistan – China Free Trade Agreement

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Foreign loan of 27 billion dollar payable on Pakistan in 2years. IMF

Recommendation to increase petrol price by Rs14.34 per litre from tomorrow

Pakistan – China Free Trade Agreement


DATE APRIL 29 , 
2019


DAWN NEWS PAPER

Pakistan, China enter second stage of free trade

Proposed visa curbs to be taken up with US

Political reasons behind Asad’s ouster

Rethinking the NFC

Hafeez Shaikh’s budget

Who will micromanage the economy?

Inching towards equitable trade with China

 THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Pakistan to get duty-free access to Chinese markets

FATF’s next meeting to judge Pakistan’s performance over three key actions

 BUSINESS RECORDER

FTA Phase-II signed with China

Special economic zones: Imran invites Chinese entrepreneurs to relocate industries

FBR”s registration system: FTO unearths Irregularities

Single value-added tax

The changing of the guard at MoF

IMF programme: Could be very tough

JANG NEWS PAPER

Duty free excess to Chinese markets, 2nd Pak-China FTA signed, CEPEC expanded, 2 MOU and 16 agreements signed

FATF meeting, Pakistan’s performance will be judged on 3 points

In new Federal Budget withdrawal of additional F.E.D on big vehicles proposed

Govt’s New Economic Team

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Pak – China free trade agreement on ML one signed

Basic weakness of Economy is the increased gap between Imports & Exports. Report

Condition of property tax collection is not favorable. Excise Minister


DATE APRIL 28 , 2019


DAWN NEWS PAPER

Discussion on second phase of CPEC begins

More nations joining Belt and Road, $64bn deals signed, says Xi

New passports being denied to applicants having CNIC photos in blue background

Heatwave likely to grip city from May 1

 THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Government cuts gas supply to zero-rated industry to fuel power plants

Gas shortage expected to reach 4.6bcfd in five years

Upcoming budget termed crucial

US places visa sanctions on Pakistan

FBR inducts key IR officers ahead of assets declaration scheme

Conference debates coming to grips with water crisis

Improving performance

‘Black economy’

BUSINESS RECORDER

List of countries updated under new visa policy

Xi says more nations joining Belt & Road, $64bn in deals

FTA with China today: Govt efforts in getting duty-free access to 313 items lauded

Plastic pollution poses danger to marine life

Mobile phone top-ups: No proposal under study to waive advance WHT

Purchase & supplies of yarn: PWMA terms FBR notices to zero-rated sector ‘unjustified’

JANG NEWS PAPER

Incomplete asset declaration under presidential ordinance will not be acceptable

Hafeez Shaikh will be made Finance Minister from advisor before budget        

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

TDAP announced subsidy for “HIEMTEXTIL Russia”, cost of 1 stand for Home Textile will be Rs.4,70,000 while carpet stand cost will be Rs.3,92,000/-, Home Textile and interior furnishing exhibition will be held at Moscow from 17th-19th  September

EOBI should announce amnesty for industries. Saleem Parekh

2nd Pak – China trade agreement likely to be signed today

New visa policy notification issued with regard to visa facilitation with 48 countries

Tax collection from mobile users begins full balance will not be given

July – March tax collection in comparison to last year remains reduced by Rs.58 billion


DATE APRIL 27 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Gas shortage to increase by 157pc next fiscal year

Cabinet committees dealing with economic matters reconstituted

IMF team coming to negotiate three-year bailout package

 THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Pakistan to pay back $3 bn to IMF over next three years

Centre, provinces agree on uniform GST return for goods and services

Thailand forwards 100 tariff lines to include in proposed FTA

PBC hails renegotiated CPFTA II

BUSINESS RECORDER

ECC reconstituted; Shaikh replaces Umar

Shaikh can”t present budget, chair NFC meeting sans oath

Foreign loans: MoF seeks tax exemption on interest payment

IMF team due on Monday

Textile industry remains under stress after 9/11: PTEA chief

PYMA urges FBR to withdraw notices, stop harassing traders

KCCI chief underscores need for safe industrial environment

Pak-China FTA: exporters for taking industry onboard

LCCI demands uniform energy prices across country

Government striving hard to revive economy: Alvi

Taxes on mobile phone top-up cards restart

Amnesty and other stuff

JANG NEWS PAPER

During Next 3 years 3 billion dollar have to be return to IMF

Under new FTA, China will import 325 Pakistani items duty free

Free trade agreement with China is dangerous for Pakistan’s economy. FBR        

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

July 2018 till March, 2019 only Rs74.3 billion income tax collected

Pakistan’s continued revenue loss and proposed new taxes


DATE APRIL 26 , 
2019


DAWN NEWS PAPER

Govt plans new body for effective policy implementation

Important decisions on CPEC, trade expected during PM’s visit to China

Alvi stresses corruption-free environment to attract investment

LTFF limit raised to Rs2.5bn

Tax filing date

Reserves fall

Lahore surpasses Karachi, Islamabad in crime control

Zakat and remittances

 THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Country has come out of difficult time: Alvi

FPCCI delegation leaves for Houston

SHC moved against SRB’s tax notices

FBR mulls four times increase in penalty on non-filers

Govt-opposition working on proposals to change NAB laws

Power defaulters’ names to be made public

Proposal to continue new amnesty scheme till December

Pak China FTA-II all set to scale up scope for exports

State Bank launches credit guarantee scheme for women entrepreneurs

Growth vs inflation: New finance manager in old catch-22

What failed Asad Umar

BUSINESS RECORDER

BRI: China vows to ease debt concerns

Amnesty scheme: Assets may be required to be repatriated or invested in PBC

Foreign Exchange Remittance Card created

Fiscal challenges before Hafeez Shaikh

Rising budget deficit: No solution in sight?

A tax on inherited wealth

CPFTA-II and our local industry

PM’s visit: Top businessmen to hold B2B meeting with Chinese tycoons

EFP presents proposals for federal budget

JANG NEWS PAPER

Name of electric defaulters be brought before public, decision to forfeit property

Federation and Province agreed to equalize GST into one

Federal Govt has prepared new draft of Tax Amnesty Scheme

Launching of new Tax Amnesty Scheme ball is in IMF court

Tax on Mobile Card will be restored from Tonight at 12 hours

How Ease in Business        

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Pakistan’s revenue deficit reached at Rs.3 trillion. World Bank

F.B.R opposed FTA phase 2 with. China

Restoration of tax on mobile card 


DATE APRIL 25 , 
2019

 DAWN NEWS

BD, INDIAN ECONOMIES-(DAWN)
ISLAMABAD READY TO FIGHT ITS CASE BEFORE FATF, NA BODY TOLD-(DAWN)
LHC TAKES AWAY SUO MOTU POWERS OF FBR-(DAWN)
NA BODY TO MOVE AGAINST WITHDRAWAL OF DUTY ON COTTON IMPORTS-(DAWN)
SC RESTORES ALL TAXES ON MOBILE PHONE TOP-UPS-(DAWN)
SHARJAH NAMED 2019 WORLD BOOK CAPITAL-(DAWN)
THE FIGUREHEAD PRIME MINISTER-(DAWN)

 THE NEWS

COTTON IMPORTS NA BODY TO MOVE NA TO RESTORE IMPORT DUTY-(THE NEWS)
FBR EXPECTS RS15BLN COLLECTION ON CELLPHONE USAGE IN MAY-JUNE-(THE NEWS)
FBR SUO MOTU POWERS TO COLLECT SALES TAX SCRAPPED-(THE NEWS)
FPCCI TEAM TO ATTEND TRADE MISSION-(THE NEWS)
IMF FOLDS PACKAGE WITH MORE STRINGENT CONDITIONS-(THE NEWS)
NEPRA ASKS DISCOS TO PAY BACK 4 PAISA PER UNIT TO CONSUMERS IN MAY BILLS-(THE NEWS)
ONLY GENTLEMEN NEED APPLY-(THE NEWS)
SC RULING ON PHONE CARDS REVERSED-(THE NEWS)
UAE PLANS VISA-ON-ARRIVAL-(THE NEWS)

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Dawood optimistic about CPFTA-II prospects

Anti-money laundering drive: Government says won”t countenance harassment

Tax amnesty scheme being given final shape: official

SC restores all taxes on mobile phone top-up cards

Textiles: product diversification wanted

LHC upholds tax tribunal’s verdict

PM, IMF chief to meet on 26th in China

EOBI to introduce new system for registration of employees: Azhar

Saudi ‘E-Visa’ opens for Pakistani Umrah pilgrims

Nepra approves four paisa refund for March under FCA mechanism

Annual Turnover Tax, FBR urged to stop RTOs from sending notices

IMF bailout package and the economy

10-15pc RD on cotton import, minimum support price, Special body to present resolution in NA today

It’s all about trade-offs, Prime Minister

   DAILY  JANG

Tax restored on use mobile phone, Rs.75/- balance will give on card of Rs.100/-, Cannot interfere in tax matters, stay order abolished Supreme Court resolved the case

Lahore High Court sale tax collection from unregistered organization stopped

8 Billion dollar loan likely to get from World Bank

Big relief for people electric tariff reduced by Rs.04 Paisa per unit

Tax Amnesty Scheme will be finalized next week. Secretary Finance

Pakistan is under distress against balance of payments. UNDP

“N” league trade agreement with China is imbalance, loss of 20 trillion sustained. Advisor Commerce

Relaxation in visa restriction for foreign passengers arrival of bloggers increased

Govt advise to start diplomatic campaign for support of FATF

Sticker system for visa abolished, Ummrah Pilgrims will be issued online Ummrah visa

U.A.E will provide visa on arrival facility to more countries

Trade Package?

DAILY  EXPRESS

Supreme Court restored tax on mobile card

Heat wave likely to hit in May & June

Harassment of Industrialists is not tolerable. Chairman EOBI

Mobile phone companies not yet decided to collect tax

Budget deficit reached to 1.6 trillion in 9 months


DATE APRIL 23 , 
2019

 DAWN NEWS

Hafeez reassures Chinese investors

Govt eyes $1.5bn in project funding from World Bank

Industrialists seek govt support for waste treatment

 THE NEWS

Current Account Deficit to be zero in two years: APTMA chief

Pakistan to access 90pc of Chinese market

Govt convenes vital meeting to decide tax amnesty scheme today

Iran offers Pakistan electricity, oil and gas

Karachi records decrease in crime ratio: DG ISPR

Cellphone tax case: Will cart man go for refund from IT office, asks SC

Bad amnesties

Asad Umar’s mistakes

SBP mops up Rs147.5bln from market

Stocks fall as investors wary of new hands at financial helm

FBR hires consultants to set up land ports authority

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Why textile exports fell in March despite full order books?

Tight monetary policy vital to cut C/A deficit: APTMA

FBR hires consultants to set up land ports authority

CPFTA-II likely to get approval today

Anti-money laundering, other bills introduced to NA

ATL condition doesn”t apply: NRPs can open and maintain forex account: SBP

Depreciation of PKR since June 1, 2018: ‘Impact on public external debt around Rs 1,657 billion’

KCCI leaders felicitate finance minister’

LCCI for uninterrupted power supply during Ramazan

Hafeez assures envoy of facilitating Chinese investors

Resale of new vehicles ban: government may approach CCI for legislation

Current Account (C/A) deficit

State of the economy

Service tax on mobile recharge needs to be determined: CJP

The FDI gloom

Exports — betting on quantity

  DAILY  JANG

90% Market of China will be opened for Pakistan under free Trade Agreement

Important meeting called today on Tax Amnesty Scheme with Stakeholders

Oil prices likely to be increased by Rs.3/- to Rs.5/-

Tax on salaried class to increase and discretionary fund to parliamentarians proposed

Mobile card tax is every citizen is capable to pay tax. Chief Justice

DAILY  EXPRESS

Agreement with Islamic Development Bank for loan of 551 million dollar

Decision not to give details of Chinese loan by the Govt

Karachi giving 70% revenue should be given progress. Karachi Chamber


DATE APRIL 22 , 
2019

 DAWN NEWS

Govt to go ahead with tax amnesty scheme

The debt trap

‘The goal is to curb import bill’

Growing number of heavy vehicles on city roads becomes hard to manage

 THE NEWS

Amnesty scheme should focus on broadening tax net

IMF loan laden with strict terms will not last: Dr Ashfaque

Capital hotels, restaurants found big tax-evaders

India warns IMF not to bail out Pakistan

NA to discuss energy situation, petroleum prices, crops damage today

F.B.R Ad,

 BUSINESS RECORDER

IMF not in favour of tax amnesty scheme

FBR told to fine tune assets declaration scheme

Govt decides to issue fresh Sukuk worth Rs200bn

Exploring NFC to boost exports

Where did MoF go so very wrong?

Market access on ASEAN pattern

Change of finance minister

  DAILY  JANG

Aim of amnesty scheme to increase tax net. Advisor Finance

IMF should not give loan to Pakistan. India

IMF programme can not be continued on strict terms. Dr. Ashfaque

Overseas Pakistanis announced to invest in Pakistan worth 38 billion

World’s reservation on economic performance

DAILY  EXPRESS

Asad Umar’s model rejected, Advisor Finance issued instruction to frame new amnesty scheme easy

World trade Pakistan’s policy on the pattern of Malaysia and North Korea?

Revolutionary changes needed in economic system


DATE APRIL 21 , 
2019

 DAWN NEWS

PM sets `responsibilities, targets` for new economic team

Hafeez, IMF officials discuss bailout package

Major industrial sectors see spike in FDI

Managing security & economy

VAT aspirations

 THE NEWS

Ministers’ monitoring to continue: Task of new team is to beat price hike

Economy on a rocky road

Reforms we need

Monetary policy in fiscal stress


 
BUSINESS RECORDER

Economic crisis: PM praises Sheikh, asks him to work harder

Medium-term strategy paper by 30th: Budget not earlier than May 24: adviser

SEZs under CPEC to help attract FDI: Ishrat

Net new instead of burdening existing taxpayers, PM advised

Cell phone recharge: SC bench to take up tax suspension issue tomorrow

Islamic banking financing, net assets show growing trend

DAILY  EXPRESS

Industrialists should invest in Textile sector. APTMA

IMF loan Govt ready to impose new tax of Rs.600 billion defense budget not to be reduced   

Electricity generation reduced to 13%

Expectations to come from economic crisis


DATE APRIL 20 , 
2019

 DAWN NEWS

Single value-added tax regime agreed with IMF

Textile makers plan $1bn capacity expansion

Water level in dams rising gradually

Experts warn of possible heat waves in summer

Beijing says Silk Road not geopolitical tool, understands concerns

Chinese banker suggests gradual economic liberalisation

Indus Motor jacks up prices

 THE NEWS

FBR nails Rs1.5 billion from offshore assets’ owners

APTMA praises govt policies for renewed investment

Hafeez Shaikh notified as Adviser to PM

GE says circular debt antagonises power generation

Economic shocks, downslide continue after nine months of experimentation

‘B2B ties can take CPEC to next level’

China advises India to hold talks on differences over CPEC


 
BUSINESS RECORDER

26 new CPEC initiatives underway: Chinese envoy

Economic matters: Govt mulling constituting advisory board

APTMA chief for competitive domestic textile industry

FPCCI assured: DGI&I Karachi to set up 24/7 help desk

Bashir Janmohammed named FPCCI body chief

Sustained buying of fine quality on cotton market

Asad Umar’s exit

KE achieves nearly 90pc of its commitment under TP-1000: Sinkler

NICVD’s 9th chest pain unit opens at Karimabad

Cottage industry: LTUs, RTOs urged not to refuse ST registration pleas

  DAILY  JANG

Resignation accepted of Asad Umar, notification issued of appointment of Hafeez Shaikh

Recovery of power sector increased & reduction line loses

Companies save their employers from psychological pressure for there better performance

Saudi Arab Agreed to enhanced Pakistan Hajj quota up to 16000

Pakistan ready to issue E-Passport up to July according to American standard

Pakistani rupee on its peak in 1950, in 2019 on decline shows statistics

DAILY  EXPRESS

Hafeez Shaikh reached Pakistan, economic road map prepared

Need to standard enhanced of export commodity

Indus Motor enhanced their vehicles prices

PIA decided to charge extra amount of booking of comfortable seats


DATE APRIL 19 , 
2019

 DAWN NEWS

Difficult days ahead, says Asad

FIA raids currency exchange firms in Islamabad, Quetta

No power cuts to be carried out during Sehri, Iftar

Performance aside, Asad Umar's resignation ill-timed, say trade and industry leaders

‘Improve industrial capability to benefit from new FTA with China’

Foreign investment plunges 51pc

CAD jumps by 196pc in March

Reserves dip by $1.03bn

 THE NEWS

Positions tumble as cabinet sees major shake-up

Dr Hafeez Shaikh worked on key economy positions

Renowned scholar Dr Jamil Jalibi passes away

Asad Umar is fifth Pak finance minister to resign in a decade

‘Asad Umar’s unceremonial departure comes at a bad time for economy’

Textile sector’s differences spinning higher on yarn export

Textile exports decline 9.47pc in March

FDI drops 51.4 percent to $1.273bln in July-March

C/A deficit narrows 29.4pc to $9.5bln in nine months

KCCI proposals win FBR attention

Forex reserves slide to $16.195bln

PFDC and TEXPO highlight the rise of fashion retail in Pakistan

Car imports tumble 42 percent to $209 million in nine months

 
BUSINESS RECORDER

Imran”s ”Yegor Gaidar” quits ahead of IMF bailout

Major cabinet reshuffle

”Amnesty” scheme for recovery of GIDC may be announced

C/A deficit narrows down by 29 percent in nine months

FDI declines over 51 percent in nine months

ICMAP, TDAP holds ‘Textile Leadership Conversation 2019’

Stitching Machine Operator Training Programme III launched

Pak-China FTA-II: Dawood foresees $6 billion exports growth on meagre free market access

10.77 millions cotton bales reach ginneries across country

SBP to promote digital banking through policy making

Textile continues to disappoint

GIFP, PBIF urge govt to refrain from another gas price hike

Federal budget, FBR agrees to most of KCCI proposals

Modest business amid arrival of PCGA report

‘Casino economy’

Diabetics and heart patients more prone to heatstroke: Dr Junaid

  DAILY  JANG

Decided to issue honorary card to top taxpayer, F.B.R 

DAILY  EXPRESS

Chairman FBR met the Karachi Traders & discussed Federal Budget

Foreign investment 51% reduced


DATE APRIL 18 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

COMMODITIES COTTON TRADING FIRMS UP
FTO CALLS FOR TAX REFORMS
INDECISION PUTS TAX AMNESTY PLAN IN DOLDRUMS

MANUFACTURERS CUT PRICES OF AROUND 400 ESSENTIAL DRUGS
PM SET TO VISIT CHINA FOR FOUR DAYS FROM 25TH
PTA AD. FOR PUBLIC AWARENESS

 THE NEWS

AMNESTY SCHEME CAN’T BE SUCCESSFUL UNLESS THREE LOOPHOLES ARE PLUGGED
CABINET SPLITS ON AMNESTY OR CRACKDOWN
COTTON OUTPUT TARGET SET AT 15MLN BALES FOR FY2020
ECONOMY GOING FROM BAD TO WORSE AS A ROADMAP REMAINS ELUSIVE
FORMATION OF SME FORUM HAILED
GOVERNMENT CONSIDERS CHANNELING CASH RESOURCES TO SBP FROM COMMERCIAL BANKS
GOVT FORMULATING POLICIES TO DEAL WITH BUDGET, CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT ADB
GOVT PRESSURE PHARMA COS ANNOUNCE TO CUT PRICES OF MEDICINES
IMRAN KHAN AMONG ‘100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE
INVESTMENT IN PREMIUM PRIZE BONDS SURGES BY 29 PERCENT
LSM SHRINKS 1.72 PERCENTIN JULY-FEBRUARY
ON EXPIRY OF TAX AMNESTY SCHEME FBR SEEKS FULL POWERS FOR CONFISCATING UNDECLARED ASSETS
PM TO SIGN MOUS DURING CHINA VISIT
STORMS KILL 35 IN INDIA


 
BUSINESS RECORDER

75 TO 80 PERCENT RAISE IN GAS PRICE
CHINA GROWTH BEATS FORECASTS AS ECONOMY SHOWS SIGNS OF STABILITY
DASTGIR ASKS REASONS OF EXPORT DECLINE EVEN AFTER RUPEE DEPRECIATION
DISCOVER BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES WITH TDAP ADVERTISEMENT
FIVE MILLION LOST JOBS IN INDIA BETWEEN 2016 AND 2018
FPCCI, UBG JOINTLY PRESENT 40 PRE-BUDGET PROPOSALS
GOVT DEPOSITS MAY SHIFT FROM COMMERCIAL BANKS TO SBP
INDUSTRY 4.0 ARE WE READY
MARCH EXPORTS UP 4.76PC MOM
PAKISTAN HAS BECOME A ‘CASINO ECONOMY BENGALI
PM DIRECTS KE TO REDUCE TIME PERIOD FOR NEW CONNECTIONS
PPMA ANNOUNCES CUT IN PRICES OF 395 ESSENTIAL DRUGS
SALES TAX ADVERTISEMENT FOR PUBLIC AWARENESS-(FBR)
VALUE ADDED TEXTILE SECT

  DAILY  JANG

EXPORT OF YARN DESTROY THE TEXTILE SECTOR LIKELY TO CLOSED UNITS THAT STARTED THEIR OPERATION AFTER SUBSIDY ON ELECTRIC & GAS PAYMENT OF REFUND CLAIMS.
ON CPEC TO BE INVITED TO WHOLE WORLD FOR INVESTMENT CHINESE AMBASSADOR

DAILY  EXPRESS
F.B.R WILL MONITOR WITHDRAWAL OF AMOUNT RS. 1 MILLION WITH IN ONE MONTH

TO PROMOTE SMES. IN THE COUNTRY
UTILITY STORES WILL START RAMZAN RELIEF FROM 2 ND MAY


DATE APRIL 16 , 
2019
   
  DAWN NEWS

IMF bailout package agreed upon in writing: Asad

Industry infighting breaks out as govt relaxes yarn export rules

In new FTA, China extends zero rate access to more goods

Govt pays $1bn against Eurobonds

Listless trading on cotton market

Private schools restrained from seeking fees for May, June

Dust storm paralyses life in Karachi

    THE NEWS

Deal done with IMF

British minister agrees Pakistan, UK have potential for investment ties

China rejects Indian objections to CPEC

Draft for scheme to whiten black money ready

75-80pc gas price hike inevitable: Ogra chief

Pak-Afghan trade plummets to $1.7 billion: PAJCCI

Experts emphasise to frame viable solutions for water conservation

Tank facing flood threat after rains

FBR estimates Rs1bln in revenue from FED

Govt to raise $400mln in foreign loan to introduce tax reforms

‘Water supply to city likely to increase to 580 mgd’

Rupee ends firmer

Taxpayers’ rights

Six dead, over 150 injured as dust storm wreaks havoc across Karachi

‘Fighting climate change most crucial war right now’

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Cotton yarn export: Textile Division”s media hype rocks value-added sector

Umar says FATF has no links with IMF conditionalities

Exports to grow

Increase in price of gas, Ogra completes public hearings against SNGPL, SSGC petitions

KMC establishes desk to address complaints

Improving the price indices

Rise in remittances

OICCI annoyed by non-functioning of IPO board

Khushhali Microfinance Bank goes live with CBS & FCM

Swimming pool for public at KMC sports complex

Seminar on ‘water productivity project’ held

Surge in gas prices inevitable: OGRA

Governor calls for efforts to limit climate change impacts

     DAILY JANG

Competition among Pakistani Bank to pay more profit on fixed deposit

     DAILY EXPRESS

Smoke of Transport & Reduction in Trees likely to become deadlier

Decided to carry out Special Audit due to High Prices of Medicines

Tax Evasion of Millions on Consignment Import Clearance

4 Days TEXPO Exhibition End

Fire caught 3 Factories & 2 Warehouses due to Strom Weather


DATE APRIL 15 , 
2019
   
  DAWN NEWS

Tax amnesty scheme ready for cabinet assent tomorrow

$600m textile export agreements at four-day expo

IMF may delay visit as bailout talks still going on

WB to loan $100m for Karachi’s water supply, sanitation projects

The sales tax gap

Revenue shortfall

KDA to computerise land records

Bread, butter prices increased ahead of Ramazan

    THE NEWS

Raise in prices: Govt cracks down on drug cos

China to extend duty free access on 313 more tariff lines

Facilities to business community Imran’s vision, says Elahi

FATF asks Pakistan to document, track all gold purchases

World powers blackmailing Pakistan on IMF bailout

Towards an alternative gas scenario

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Weekly cotton review: Trend of increase in prices continues

2nd edition of TEXPO Pakistan concludes

     DAILY JANG

OGRA, Today will hold last public hearing for increase of Gas price 141%

Preparation to set up new Passport Office in District Central

     DAILY EXPRESS

Country economy continuously going toward the extreme inflation


DATE APRIL 14 , 
2019
   
  DAWN NEWS

Borrowing for PSEs shoots up by 81pc

Services exports dip 7.47pc

Power supply during Sehr and Iftar pledged

    THE NEWS

IMF mission due by end April: Differences narrow down; heavy taxation on the cards

Govt discusses LNG supply deal with Saudi Aramco

Unity in procurement leads to growth in exports

At the cost of industry

The export challenge

The devaluation factor

    BUSINESS RECORDER

New economic policy urged for balancing growth

HU Earth Day event, Govt urged to introduce climate-friendly policies

‘Pakistan can win global market by participating in Germany trade fairs’

‘New textile policy to be announced before budget’

PRGMEA to hold IAF’s 35th World Fashion Convention

Skyrocketing drug prices, AGP directed to conduct special audit of Drap

Prices of essential kitchen items continue to rise

     DAILY JANG

Crackdown against illegal trading of money laundering,  four people arrested, foreign currency recovered

Govt decided to special audit of DRAP

Dubai Airport closed for 45 days for renovation

     DAILY EXPRESS

Unemployment reached 5.7% with slightly reduction

Not enough to announced Karachi Package, amount allocate for the City. Farooq Sattar

Tech Textile Process Exhibition will start from 14 May in Frankfurt

Gold rate reached Rs.71,000 per tola


DATE APRIL 13 , 
2019
   
  DAWN NEWS

Bailout package with IMF almost worked out: Asad

Nadra asked to introduce multiple identification systems

Govt to acquire surplus capacity of LNG terminals to meet gas demand

FBR hurtles for historic Rs450bn revenue shortfall as all heads, except customs duties, miss targets

660cc Alto unveiled

Sindh accused of collecting tax from Hub industries

    THE NEWS

Unemployment rate scales up to 5.7pc from 5.1pc in decade

Global energy storage giant eyes larger gas facilities in Pakistan

TDAP stresses diversification of export basket

FPCCI president visits TEXPO

Vanishing entrepreneurship means a slower economy in years ahead

Met Office forecasts light rain with dust storm in Karachi

Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights fails to gain govt attention

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Government takes major step to meet FATF requirements

SECP takes steps to boost ease of doing business: Mirza

Umar apprises WB, ADB about reform process

Saudi Aramco team arrives for talks on first LNG deals

Techtextil & Texprocess in Germany from May 14

Envoy urges businessmen to invest in Kazakhstan

SECP policy board eases regulatory requirements

KE pledges maximum relief to consumers during Ramazan

Pakistan Suzuki launches new Alto 660cc

Drug prices

Ease of doing Business

We breathe toxic air

     DAILY JANG
Unemployment rate in Pakistan 2017-2018 was 5.7%

Industrialists have last chance to setup their Treatment Plant at factories. Minister Environmental

During Ramazan, more relief will be provided to consumer at the time of SEHAR & IFTAR

     DAILY EXPRESS

Advisor of Prime Minister, Razzak Dawood met the foreign delegates at TEXPO

Institution set up for accountability of FBR Officers

Industrialists have given last chance to setup their Treatment Plant. Taimoor Talpur


DATE APRIL 12 , 
2019

   DAWN NEWS

CPEC enjoys top priority, PM tells Chinese delegation

FIA action against illegal currency trade continues

SBP reserves fall

Despite claim, govt may not be able to bring down drug prices

44 held for selling milk at higher prices, says minister

    THE NEWS

‘Prices climb, exports dive’

TDAP ogranises second edition of Texpo Pakistan 2019 at Expo Center Lahore

WB assures Pakistan of continued assistance

Staff level agreement with IMF: Govt may hike tax rate, cut exemptions

New amnesty scheme discouraging for existing taxpayers’

Countrywide crackdown against sale of overpriced drugs continues

‘Govt agreed to devaluing rupee to Rs150 a dollar’

CNG association demands reduction in gas prices

Forex reserves fall to $17.228 billion

ADB harnesses CPEC-CAREC synergy to enhance regional trade

FTA negotiations with Turkey to conclude in June

Government shelves $3bln sovereign bond issuance plan

Govt won’t tolerate unannounced load-shedding, says governor

Constitution of Consumer Protection Council demanded

Dairy farmers reject govt’s decision to sell milk at old rate

Dow becomes Pakistan’s first university hospital to transplant bone marrow

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Pakistan hoping to get ASEAN-like treatment

CPEC to open new vistas of opportunities for entire region: PM

World Bank appreciates reform process

Exports refuse to rise

FY20 budget proposals, FPCCI proposes export warehouses at border areas

Lifestyle expo from 26th

Dire IMF forecasts

       DAILY EXPRESS

Inflation rose due to depreciate of rupees. Abdul Razzak Dawood


DATE APRIL 11 , 
2019

   DAWN NEWS

Bilawal inaugurates 660MW coal-based power plants

FPCCI slams govt mismanagement, demands restraints on FIA, NAB

IMF sees sharp jump in fiscal deficit, debt

Remittances soar to $16.1bn

‘Banks to continue facing headwinds in 2019-20’

Exports decline 11pc in March

Car sales survive non-filer ban, price hike scares

Managing a slowing economy

‘Alternative, renewable energy solutions benefit communities’

‘Counterterrorism unit’ of police being set up to fight targeted killings

Dairy farmers increase milk price by Rs23 a litre

    THE NEWS

Despite rupee devaluation: Pak exports decline by 11.3pc in March

PM orders drug prices be reversed within 72 hours

Against IMF demand of Rs5,460 bn: FBR proposes govt to fix target of Rs5,040 bn in next fiscal

Gas prices may go up by 20-42pc from July 1

EAC asks govt to set up body to define tax system

Crackdown against milk price hike, many arrested, says Rahu

Car sales slightly drop to 160,359 units in Jul-Mar

Workers’ remittances rise 8.74pc to $16.096bln in nine months

Pakistan eyes 100th rank in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index

Govt likely to raise value-added sales tax on ‘luxury’ imports

FPCCI laments delay in issuance of tax refund bonds

A spoonful of sugar helps the ‘medicine’ go down

SEZs turn into real estate projects: BoI chief

Honda Atlas launches Civic 2019

SHC orders formulation of policy for CNG kits use

Environmental experts stress need for adopting renewable energy sources

NED ranked among the world’s top 200 universities

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Consensus evolved on CPFTA-II

EAC for simple, unified customs tariff lines

Bilawal inaugurates 660MW Thar coal plant

Exports, imports decline in March

July-March remittances post 9 percent growth

Net debt to increase to 72.7 percent of GDP: IMF

Government considering clearing outstanding amounts of duty drawback

Drug prices- to raise or not to raise?

FBR launches crackdown against tax defaulters

Pak-Turkey SEF Plan of Action: Pakistan wants to settle FTA by June 2019

Fare for Green Line Express increased

Ease of Doing Business Index: PTI govt optimistic about improving ranking

TDAP’s 2nd edition of TEXPO begins today

Bedwear textiles’export up by 4pc

Kazakhstan urged to facilitate access of Pakistani commodities

FTA with China to be signed during PM’s visit: envoy

KCCI offers to mediate between SBCA, car showroom owners

Could another finance minister do it better?

The World Bank’s assessment


   DAILY JANG

Gas companies deficit in billion, Govt have no choice except to increase the gas price

In spite of value of rupee decline, 11% reduction in export

Intertextile Shanghai, Apparels & Fabric (Autumn Edition) Shanghai – China September 25-27,2019. Last date to apply April 26, 2019

     DAILY EXPRESS

F.B.R active against dollar transferred to foreign country

Consider to impose 729 billion new tax in coming federal budget

Textile industry started to get new export order

Textile Exhibition “TEXPO” started today

Decided to start survey to find out richest non-filer


DATE APRIL 10 , 
2019

   DAWN NEWS

Without reforms, Pakistan’s growth rate to remain at 2.5pc till 2024: IMF

Govt to recover full cost of power, gas supplies

FPCCI seeks setting up of inland water transport authority

Govt’s failure in setting up consumer protection councils irks judge

Cabinet approves new authority to build housing units

Heatwave centres planned for public safety

Cotton prices up on strong demand

    THE NEWS

FIA seeks NAB-like powers to stop money laundering

IMF trims Pak growth forecast to 2.9pc

Bilawal to inaugurate Thar coal power plant today

50 illegal car showrooms, restaurants, shops sealed

IMF trims growth forecast to 2.9 percent in 2019, warns of macroeconomic challenges

Sales tax collection drops to Rs500bln in nine months

FPCCI seeks viable budget proposals from all chambers

FBR notifies waiver of penal surcharges

    BUSINESS RECORDER

IMF projects less than 3 percent growth, sharp rise in inflation

Advisor concerned at export decline

PRGMEA for exploring non-conventional international markets

Government mulling over discontinuing low-yielding WHTs

FPCCI seeks viable budget proposals from all chambers

FPCCI representation demanded in public sector forums, BoDs

Conditions imposed on imported items relaxed

10th generation Honda Civic 2019 launched

Policies for business promotion in Punjab under way

Tax amnesty 2019: no place to hide?

Money changer arrested for foreign currency’s illegal dealing

Oil and gas exploration, Bahrain urged to facilitate Pak oil, gas cos’ participation

Filing of IT returns, RTO Islamabad launches awareness campaign

Most parts of country may receive normal rainfall in April

Settlement of over Rs7bn collection, FBR-Sindh govt row set to worsen

Commissioner’s report on heavy traffic, SHC directs stakeholders to submit reservations


   DAILY JANG

OGRA received request to further Gas price increased Rs.106 per MMBTU

In Pakistan expected to discover huge reservoir of Gas & Oil, important role of navy. World Research Institution

     DAILY EXPRESS

IMF Loan, Asad Umar reached Washington

Prime Minister China visit, FTA will be signed. China Ambassador

Pakistan & China rejected criticism on CPEC

Trade delegation of South Africa will reached Pakistan 20 11 April


DATE APRIL 09 , 
2019

   DAWN NEWS

In last round with IMF, Asad sees growth, stability

Trade deficit dips 14pc to $23.4bn in nine months

PBS updates method to calculate inflation

FIA received 30,000 cybercrime complaints in 30 months

Islamabad airport to get ‘face reading cameras’

Reforms have increased Pakistan’s tax collection, bribe rates: IMF

IMF talks

Gold price rises

Price hike

    THE NEWS

‘Economy moved from ICU to stability ward’

Crackdown against illegal gas users intensified

Rebasing of consumer price index approved

Rupee weakens

WHT collection on sale of goods, services falls to Rs145bln in Jul-Feb

Poor industrial capacities keep undermining export potential, revenues

IMF and the economy

Growing pains

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Government confident about success of amnesty scheme

Hike in fuel prices will increase production cost: ex-PIAF chief

Textile: Pak-China FTA needs revision

Sindh E&T dept collects Rs54.699bn in nine months

Bank accounts of 4,863 individuals blocked: NACTA

SME development: government urged to include fiscal steps in budget

Cost of corruption

   DAILY JANG

Foreign debts reached on its new peak, 99 billions 31 crore dollars. State Bank

Decided to sales & purchase foreign currencies included dollar under the biometric system

Under the CPEC in Pakistan fulfilled the electric need of 86 lac houses. China

     DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan & France decided to enhance cooperation in Trade & Investment

SSGC holds road show against gas theft


DATE APRIL 08 , 
2019

   DAWN NEWS

Growth rate to fall in next fiscal year, says WB

FIA arrests four, seizes currency in crackdown on dollar hoarding

Govt acts against 59 pharmaceutical firms, seizes drugs

Managed float or market-based exchange rate?

CM orders start of work on Thar coal power project’s phase-II

Currency crackdown

    THE NEWS

Increase in drug prices highest in last 40 years

Dream Home Expo concludes on high note

Labour federation gives suggestions to govt for budget

Complaint cells to be set up to tackle price hike in Ramazan

NADRA facilitating citizens through different innovative services

‘KMC to resume anti-encroachment drive only when it has funds’

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Pakistan economic growth will slow down to 3.4 percent: World Bank

PRGMEA chief for launching aggressive marketing plan to boost exports

Arrangements to hold TEXPO under way

Weekly cotton review: prices increased due to hike in dollar value

Illegal price hike of medicines: Minister warns of crackdown against companies

Three dealers held for hoarding US dollars

Cyber governance policy being formulated

     DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan need trade alongwith aid

Risk of Pakistan become defaulter, World Bank warn

Hoarding of dollars, 3 accused arrested from Lahore, Rawalpindi, currency recovered

PIA doubled extra luggage charges

Load shedding started, shortfall likely to reached 2500MW


DATE APRIL 07 , 
2019

   DAWN NEWS

PTI govt`s first tax amnesty scheme ready for launch

Auto financing shrinks sharply amid rising interest rates

Short supply restricts cotton trading

Holy month

    THE NEWS

KP businessmen invited to participate expo in Somalia

Biometric verification of Haj pilgrims begins

Exercise makes you happier than money: research

Experts call for urgent action for population control

FBR unearths Rs2.5 billion of sales tax evasion

Overseas investors propose aligning corporate income tax with average rate in Asia

DRAP suspends production of 31 pharmaceuticals on overpricing

Dairy prices likely to rise; farmers expect better business in summer

    BUSINESS RECORDER

FIA arrests four, seizes currency in crackdown on dollar hoarding

Govt will soon launch assets declaration scheme: Fawad

SNGPL seeks Rs723.37 per/mmbtu increase in normal business

PHMA to participate in TEXPO 2019

Hot & humid weather forecast for Karachi

Manufacturing sector to be pushed to boost exports: Mossadaq

KP businessmen invited to participate expo in Somalia

DATE APRIL 06 , 2019   

DAWN NEWS

CPEC to boost industrial collaboration: Dawood

IMF deal to be inked by month end: Asad

‘No reason for further devaluations’

FBR announces Audit Policy, 2018

SBP official creates stir with FATF remarks

Tax bar seeks clarity over biannual WHT

SECP registers 1,401 new companies in March

Govt announces crackdown as dollars vanish in open market

NED launches online degree verification system

    THE NEWS

No further rupee devaluation: Asad

CARs, Europe, others looking for investment in Pakistan

FIA directed to crack down on dollar-hoarders

Return filings hit record 1.87mln till March-end

Pakistan identifies 20-25 companies for joint ventures with Chinese

SECP registers 1,401 new firms in March

Govt urged to defer 2nd phase of China-Pakistan free trade agreement

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Don”t invest in dollars, Umar urges people

PD asked to explore possibility of procuring LNG from SFD

Exports vital for economic progress

Siraj Teli urges political parties to shun differences for sake of Karachi

Senate panel draws PM’s attention to drug price hike

FBR approves Audit Policy 2018

SECP registers 1,401 new companies in March

Surge in drug price attributed to depreciation of rupee

Second phase of CPFTA acceptable but not at the cost of local industries: FPCCI

Consumer price inflation at 9.4 pc!

CPEC Business Council meets: government seeks industrial cooperation with China to address trade imbalance

‘My Karachi’ fair: thousands of families throng Expo Centre

KTBA urges FBR to accept biannual WHT statement for 4 months

8m tonnes of plastic products disposed of into sea

Gas Supply Closure Every Sunday Industrial and Captive Power

     DAILY JANG

Decided to limited sales of dollar

Manufacturing cost of a Medicine Rs.25 and sale price of Rs.588

Sindh budget likely to present in the first week of June

     DAILY EXPRESS

Govt. shift subsidy burden to distribution companies

Do not waste money to purchase dollar, no chance to further devalue of rupee. Asad Umar

Decided not sale  dollar to the hoarder

Punished to 6 persons on gas theft. SSGC


DATE APRIL 05 , 
2019

    DAWN NEWS

PM takes note of price surge

Canada asked to move visa centre back to Islamabad

Pakistan’s GDP growth to fall behind Nepal, Maldives this year: UN

Govt to amend Foreign Exchange Regulations Act 1947

Nepra allows 81-paisa increase in power tariff

FBR draws 14,154 cases for audit

SBP, dealers meet to contain rise in dollar rate

Buying picks up on cotton market

Poultry prices increased by Rs30-40

Yet another amnesty scheme

Businessmen’s grievances

    THE NEWS

Price-hike of medicines leads to public outcry

FBR selects 14,164 tax cases for audit

‘Effluent treatment plants needed on a war footing’

My Karachi Exhibition opens today

Forex reserves rise to $17.397 billion

OGRA jacks wellhead gas price up to 34.9pc for Jan-July

‘Erasing the poor’: Pakistanis feel crunch of rising prices

Pakistan gears up to improve ease of doing business ranking

Mechanism to reduce price disparity among provinces soon

Rudderless economy playing havoc with masses

    BUSINESS RECORDER

PM links country”s economic future to robust exports

Exchange companies urged to help keep rate stable

Forex reserves up $2.4 billion in March

Action to be taken against car assemblers charging premium

Broadening tax base: Nadra data to be employed to carry out ‘360-degree’ analysis

Nepra approves power tariff hike by Re 0.81/unit

Ease of doing business reforms: Dawood chairs high-level review meeting

firm trend

Increase in prices of POL products

Rising demand pushes cotton prices up

ST, FED cases for audit, FBR lays down 12 risk-parameters for selection

Don’t fix prices – but don’t do business too

    DAILY JANG

As compared to last month, inflation increased 9.4%

LNG & Electric price increased

In the World, every fifth  person dying due to substandard food

    DAILY EXPRESS

Differences on number of cases, F.B.R selected for audit

Decided to setup airplan manufacture industry in the country

Sugar price likely to reach Rs.75 per kg in Ramzan


DATE APRIL 04 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Saudi team reviews Haj arrangements at Islamabad airport

Pakistan's economic outlook gloomy, warns ADB

FED on 1,700cc above vehicles to be withdrawn: Razak

TDAP organises awareness session for women entrepreneurs

Suzuki Alto set to make a comeback

Industrialists asked to show progress on treatment plants

Cotton production falls

Gold scales new peak

WhatsApp allows users to control who can add them to group chats

Toxic water

  THE NEWS

Only options — go bankrupt or get IMF plan: Annual growth going to go down

Revised FTA: Pakistan seeks full transaction-based trade data from China

PM orders crackdown on illegal gas connections

Nepra seeks Discos’ plans for uninterrupted power supply

K-Electric claims Rs158.8 bn against federal, provincial govts’ entities

Call for allocation of funds for FEC construction

‘Islamabad to be made plastic free soon’

Pak-Iran FTA draft likely to be signed this month

FBR expects up to Rs300bln in revenue from new tax amnesty

EPZA bans business of used, worn clothing

State Bank to raise Rs3.90 trillion through MTBs, PIBs in April-June

FBR assures revised notification

Rupee weakens

Cotton output falls 6.9 percent

New research shows Type 2 diabetes now reversible, says British expert

    BUSINESS RECORDER

ADB projects slower growth, higher inflation

Government to borrow Rs 3.9 trillion in Q4

Country at risk of downgrade?

TY17 audit selection: Certain categories of taxpayers to be excluded

1700cc & above: 10 percent FED to be withdrawn: Dawood

KE receivables soar to Rs 158.8 billion

Sales tax law: Reasons for writing order by authority should be cogent: SC

Gold hits all-time high

THE RUPEE, $ at Rs 141.40 on inter-bank

Cotton market, Modest business seen on arrival of PCGA report

Karachi LTU recovers Rs170m after attaching cos account

Out of sales tax net, FBR to conduct survey of manufacturing units in Punjab

FBR’s awareness sessions on tax reforms

Power supply in Ramazan, Nepra seeks detailed plans from Discos

Hot, dry weather likely in Karachi

Need stressed for nurturing local industry to reduce import bill

Amnesty scheme

     DAILY JANG

Burden not acceptable on Public, crackdown against illegal gas connection. Prime Minister

One Word for Govt Economic Policies “Failure”

Order to crackdown against those companies who increased their medicine price without approval

Historic height, Dollar reached 143, Gold 72000 per tola

     DAILY EXPRESS

Prime Minister order to crackdown against politician who involved in gas theft

Rs.80 billion bonds will issue to exporters

Today FBR will select 45000 taxpayers for audit

Decided to included youngster in policy making process


DATE APRIL 03 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Another amnesty scheme for non-filers planned

Revenue collection stalls as custom duties alone show buoyancy

Rs125bn dues major hurdle in KE sell-off

Prices steady on tight cotton supply

Gold hits fresh peak of Rs71,200 per tola

Dollar crosses Rs141 mark in interbank

Rising cost of living

  THE NEWS

K-Electric sale impossible without clearing dues against it

‘No jobs, houses for three years’

FBR’s revenue collection up 2.5pc in July-March

TDAP asks to use global agencies to promote e-commerce

No fiscal harmony, business as usual

Rupee crosses 141 level in interbank market

Slowdown weighs heavy, petroleum sales down 25pc in July-March

Kazakh envoy invites Pakistani traders

Govt to get Rs410m as charges for underground water extraction

No substitute for economic growth

    BUSINESS RECORDER

Government mulling announcing amnesty scheme: Umar

Chinese envoy, investors briefed on tax concessions

Government ”consciously” allowed decline in tax collection on imports: Azhar

FBR’s audit policy approach

Razak optimistic about getting much better FTA from China

Business community to extend support to PM for broadening tax net

Chinese envoy lauds efforts to complete CPEC project on fast track

‘My Karachi’ exhibition to begin on April 5

Tax-to-GDP ratio will decrease to 12.5 percent: Pasha

SECP Bench refuses to grant 7th adjournment to textile mill

Bilateral trade volume very low: Kazakh envoy

Hike in POL prices challenged in SHC

Cotton market: Trade activity slows down ahead of PCGA report

Hot and dry weather persist in Sindh

Inflation high but don’t panic

     DAILY JANG

We will give tax amnesty; withholding tax will remove on non-filers

Inflation high, Federal Government get training on job. Analyst

Decided not to extend date of issue of Sales Tax Refund Bond

     DAILY EXPRESS

Electric dues defaulter, dues reached to 449 billion but electric not disconnected



DATE APRIL 02 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Inflation hits 9.4pc, highest in five years

Finance minister defends increase in petroleum prices

Water storage depleting at alarming level

State Bank eyes issuance of digital currency by 2025

SBP summons dealers as dollar touches Rs144

Sindh sales tax collection jumps 9pc

Slow trading on cotton market

Karachi package

Chicken feed, water samples in city found contaminated with heavy metals

Thar coal power plants’ inauguration on 10th

  THE NEWS

Govt plans to introduce flexible exchange rate

Inflation hits over five-year high in March

Rupee slips further

Businessmen criticise fuel price hike

LPG price revised up 2.7 percent for April

Tax collection on rental properties increases 26pc to Rs13 billion in July-February

Met Office on alert as mercury hits 40°C Activates Heatwave Early Warning Centre, which will run until October 31

Ghani wants Karachi cleaned before Ramazan

Public holiday in Sindh on 4th

Economic reforms: Part - XLVIII

Yet more price hikes

EOBI pensions

    BUSINESS RECORDER

POL price change implies downward adjustment in tax

CPI reaches 9.41 percent in March on YoY basis

Key oil & gas companies: Government all set to appoint new boards of directors

Benami Act 2017: IR Commissioners declared approving authority

LPG price raised by Rs 3/kg

Business community rejects hike in POL prices

Trade activity rises on cotton market

Government urged to consider GCCI recommendations

Country’s economy

The deep and wide slowdown

     DAILY JANG

A delegation of France consist on 22 big companies will visit Pakistan on 8th April

Application invited for 7th FPCCI Achievement Awards, Last date for receiving of application is Monday 8th April, 2019

     DAILY EXPRESS

On 1st April temperature touched 40 degree in Karachi

Action will be taken against those SEPA officers involve harassment to industrialist



DATE APRIL 01 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Petrol, diesel prices touch nine-month high

Interest rate tightening and rupee’s health

The Brexit impact

The state of water in Sindh

Monetary policy

Application invited for 7th FPCCI Achievement Awards, Last date for receiving of application is Monday 8th April, 2019

  THE NEWS

Petrol, diesel prices up by Rs6 per litre

Pakistan to seek $1 bn export orders from China: Razak

Appreciation of dollar causes hike in oil prices

FBR extends date for filing tax returns

Next phase of drive against encroachments to start in mid-April

    BUSINESS RECORDER

FBR crosses mark of 1.8m tax filers

— to approve Audit Policy 2019

Petrol, HSD prices raised by Rs6/litre

Cabinet excludes name of Shandana

Lack of selection of bureaucratic team blamed, Govt failed to present workable strategy for ‘new’ Pakistan: survey

Rate hike uncalled for

Weekly cotton review, Prices remain stable; trading volume increases

Honda raises cars prices

Govt to unveil special package for trade and industry: Qaiser

Another hike in policy rate

     DAILY JANG

Pak – China FTA sign in current month, Pakistani export will be doubled. Trade Advisor

Further 1 month extension in Income Tax Return submission

From today, Pakistan Motor Vehicles Assemblers enhanced their vehicle booking rate

Karachi Package… solution of problems or just announcement

     DAILY EXPRESS

Date extended up to 30th April to submit Income Tax Return

Mobile Security Application introduced by Karachi youngster

Government cuts gas supply to zero-rated industry to fuel power plants

Gas shortage expected to reach 4.6bcfd in five years

Upcoming budget termed crucial

US places visa sanctions on Pakistan

FBR inducts key IR officers ahead of assets declaration scheme

Conference debates coming to grips with water crisis

Improving performance

‘Black economy’

BUSINESS RECORDER

List of countries updated under new visa policy

Xi says more nations joining Belt & Road, $64bn in deals

FTA with China today: Govt efforts in getting duty-free access to 313 items lauded

Plastic pollution poses danger to marine life

Mobile phone top-ups: No proposal under study to waive advance WHT

Purchase & supplies of yarn: PWMA terms FBR notices to zero-rated sector ‘unjustified’