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DATE AUGUST 31, 2018

DAWN NEWS

Broaden tax net

PTBA demands creation of ‘National Tax Authority’

SECP demands ‘ultimate beneficial ownership’ details from all firms

Regulator proposes reduction in petroleum prices

Pakistan, EFTA eye trade deal

Reserves down $8m

WB to support green banking in Pakistan

THE NEWS

 Gas prices

Ogra recommends Rs2 per litre reduction in petrol price

SECP asks firms to maintain stakeholders’ records under FATF obligations

Forex reserves fall to $16.685 billion

Pakistan receives $11.487 billion in foreign loans, grants in FY2018

Tax bar association proposes policy board on revenue

FPCCI roundtable discusses water scarcity issue

BUSINESS RECORDER

 FY18 foreign aid exceeds commitments: EAD

 ECC moved for 30 percent hike in gas prices

 FPCCI seminar highlights country’s water issues

 PBEA hails Dr Jehanzeb’s appointment as FBR chief

 PRGMEA calls for declaring export emergency

 Mystery of twin deficits

 ECC decisions

 Economic development

 Case for All-Pakistan Unified Tax Service: PTI & innovative tax reforms

 New FBR chief briefed about functions, working of departments

 PBIF chief urges govt to help resolve Karachi’s problems

 PTBA demands depoliticisation, independence of FBR, SECP

 Case for All-Pakistan Unified Tax Service

 APTMA for reducing import duty on polyester staple fibers

 DAILY EXPRESS

Ministry of finance briefed Prime Minister Imran Kahn on Country’s economy.

Confusion in F.B.R order non filers facing difficulties

Forex reserves further reduced by 3 crore 77 lac dollar

Pakistan’s foreign loan reached to Rs.10 thousand 935 billion

 DAILY JANG

 Price of petroleum products likely to be reduced

In fiscal year 2017-2018 Pakistan borrowed foreign loan of Rs 12 trillion 61 billion and 51 crore

Industrialists having big expectations from federal finance minister Yousuf Prince

Cycle of circular debts

F.B.R collected record revenue of Rs.490 billion during 61 days.

 


DATE AUGUST 30,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 ECC to address root cause of Rs1.17 trillion circular debt

Increase in workers’ wages to at least Rs30,000 demanded

Banks not to charge fee on dam donations: SBP

Pollution & intelligence

Tax evasion in retail

SBP allows advance payment for imports

Regulator allows power firms 36-paisa hike in tariff

PM directs Commerce Division to work out anti-corruption strategy

FBR asked to extend tax return filing date

FBR given more time to complete pending inquiries against taxmen

Massive reshuffle in bureaucracy

THE NEWS

 ECC meeting: Increase in gas tariff put on hold

 Pak businessman held on defective warrant, UK court told

 ICST opposes proposal to increase price of natural gas

 How many bailouts do we need?

 Power tariffs

 WB ready to support reform plans of Pak leadership

 Collection of income tax on electricity bills increases to Rs34 billion in FY2018

 PTI must avoid blame game, come up with economic roadmap

 Nepra allows Re0.36/unit increase in electricity tariff

 Jamali appointed NBP acting president

 Extension in returns filing date urged

BUSINESS RECORDER

 Circular debt: ECC mulls over response

 World Bank ready to support reform plans

 Manufacturing: Greater competition key to export competiveness

 The implications of Brexit and Pakistan’s current trade policies

Discos allowed: 36-paisa/unit tariff raise for July

 Imports on open account basis: SBP allows advance payment against select items

 FBR members to give presentations to new chief today

 The fiscal royal mess

 Long road to a cash-lite economy

 PM briefed about imports and exports situation

 SITE SAI chief voices concern over move to raise gas prices

 E-filing: PTBA seeks extension in deadline

 Minister, SBP governor’s absence irks senators

Economy in expenditure Proposals to address short-term challenges — II

 Major reshuffle in bureaucracy

 DAILY EXPRESS

 E.C.C summary of enhancing gas price deferred

 Approval to increase electric tariff by 0.36 Paisa per unit

 World Bank assured Pakistan cooperation in different sectors

 F.T.O. demands data from F.B.R of 10000 tax defaulters

 Attempt failed to clear machinery through mis declaration

DAILY JANG

 New chairman F.B.R Jahanzeb Khan assumed charge

Decision to expand federal cabinet 8 to 10 more minister’s to be inducted likely

World Bank determined to favour reform plan of Pakistan of new govt

Power of tax policy likely to be withdraw from F.B.R

Sales tax on Diesel likely to be reduced from 27% to 17%

We are serving business community for the last 20 years Siraj Kasim Teli

Want to promote business ties with new govt Japanese envoy

Big reshuffle in federal govt bureaucracy 22 secre tarries transferred

Approval to enhance electric tariff by 0.36 paisa per unit

 


DATE AUGUST 29,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Gas pricing conundrum

 Short of revenue?

 Federal Board of Revenue gets new chief

 World Bank advises PTI govt to pursue longterm policies

 Water shortage termed a global challenge

THE NEWS

New heads of FBR, IB appointed

Imran Khan builds an excellent team of bureaucrats

No decision on IMF bailout yet: Asad

Good news about looted money soon: NAB chief

World Bank can help repatriate Pakistan’s looted wealth

ECC to weigh huge raise in gas prices to ease circular debt

World Bank vows support to bring economy back on track

Machinery imports fall 23pc in July

Bad loans increase to Rs624 billion till June-end

TDAP calls for free trade agreements with Saudi Arabia, GCC

Leather exports suffer amid declining prices

Customs deploys online system

SBP denies issuance of new banknotes

BUSINESS RECORDER

No decision on bailout yet: Umar

AGP meets minister

Government takes stock of economy

Dr Jahanzeb made FBR Chairman

Towel export shows One percent growth in July

Macroeconomic Alternatives

New economic data: What does it tell us?

Bringing back ‘ill-gotten’ wealth

 ‘Economic imperatives’

LHC order regarding jurisdiction in loan default case set aside

World Bank assures support to government

Textile exports remain lackluster

PM should only be addressed as Imran Khan

Federal offices to work from 9am-5pm

No plan to issue new-design banknotes: SBP

 DAILY EXPRESS

No decision to go to IMF if go this will not be 1st time

 Rumour of change of currency gold costly by Rs 2000 per tola

 Out put of large scale manufacturing increased by 5.38% during July-June

DAILY JANG

 Imran Khan forming best team of bureaucrats

Govt can announce 300% increase in gas price today

Dollar value in open currency market increased by 0.10 paisa

No decision to go to IMF if go this will not be 1st time

Private sector will be encouraged for economic growth. Asad Umer

 

 


DATE AUGUST 28,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

Attention PM

FBR reforms to be discussed in next cabinet meeting

Asad pores over debt data, to meet with SBP governor soon

Raise gas prices or risk circular debt, warn two CEOs

PM entrusts finance minister with task of running ECC affairs

T.D.A.P “AD” Africa Largest International Apparel, Textile, Footwear Trade Exhibition (ATF) Cape Town South Africa November 20-22,2018 Last Date Of Application September, 15,2018 

THE NEWS

 Automatic exchange of tax evaders data from September 1: FBR

Finance ministry keeps mum on external debt numbers

 ‘Repaying $9.25 bn debt a major challenge for govt’

FBR collects Rs133.36bln in taxes from salaried class in FY2018

Outstanding payments of SSGC, SNGPL pile up to multibillion rupees

Reducing cost of doing business must, not concessions

Prgmea urges PM to declare ‘export emergency’

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Finance minister-led ECC formed

Laundered money: IT software to become operational, task force told

Reversal of Rs 100 billion relief: Government needs to amend finance act

Steps for tax reforms, austerity drive to be unveiled in a week: PM informs Senate

Government urged to focus on economic crisis

TMAP felicitate Imran on assuming PM post

NAB, FIA notices: Businessmen express concern over media hype

Economic imperatives

Fiscal deficit

Gas utilities seek price increase as per ECC decision

International Import Expo China grants status of ‘Guest of Honour

PRGMEA for export emergency to control deficit

Customs/import duties PFIA urges govt to introduce reforms

India to export 7m bales of cotton in 2018-19

    DAILY EXPRESS

Investigation against 700 Pakistanis begins who purchased property in Dubai

Circular debts against I.P.P.S stands at Rs. 1168 billion disclosed in standing committee

Export package refund worth Rs. 28 billion paid to textile sector

Conference on water crisis under F.P.C.C.I will be held on 29 August,

17% loan target fixed for S.M.E.S up to 2020

   DAILY JANG

 


DATE AUGUST 27,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Power distribution firms seek increase in tariff

 Economic recovery

 Tax revenue

 Tax machinery in hot spot

 IMF or no IMF: which way forward?

 Avoiding the lender of last resort

 Imran Khan’s economic inheritance in four charts

THE NEWS

 Why does our economic policy fail us?

 Mixed report

 Made in China

  BUSINESS RECORDER

 Future strategy & implementation plan: Dawood to get briefings this week

 Overseas assets: FBR will start getting info from September 1

 PTI names 23-member Punjab cabinet

 Imported goods: major attempt of fraudulent clearance foiled

 C/A deterioration

 Foreign policy and economic challenges

 Overcoming debt burden

 P.H.M.A Congratulation “AD” To Imran Khan On becoming the 22nd Prime Minister Of Islamic Republic Of Pakistan 

    DAILY EXPRESS

 USAID ready to cooperate with S.M. E.S in textile sector for its growth.

Pak-Egypt trade and investment conference will be held in September

Stressed to take immediate measures to over come trade deficit

Budget deficit of last fiscal year reached at Rs. 2260 billion

  DAILY JANG

 Decision taken in principle to replace officials of ministry of finance, revenue and economic affairs

Budget Record deficit in 2017-2018 stands at Rs. 22 trillion 21 billion

F.B.R will collect more than Rs 515 billion tax up to 31st August

China ordered banks to encourage exporters to take loan

Nation is awaiting for big decision Arif Habib

Review to take out from grey list

 


DATE AUGUST 25,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

Discretionary funds abolished, govt office working hours revised

 Wealth abroad

 A Pakistani Hawking?

 Data and tax

 LNG deal to be made public: Sarwar

 Moody’s warns of growing pressures on economy

  Reserves up $82m

   THE NEWS

Pak reserves enough to pay back foreign loan: Moody’s

Circular debt soars to all-time high of Rs1,155 bn

Trump says impeachment to sink economy

Forex reserves decline to $16.722bln

PBC advises ‘Make in Pakistan’ plan to increase jobs, exports

POL prices to be fixed at par with international rates: minister

Discretionary powers mother of all ills

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Pakistan most vulnerable to dollar appreciation: Moody’s

CPPA-G seeks 63 paisa/unit increase in tariffs for July

Candidates being interviewed for the post of FBR chief

PBC chief proposes reforms for economic revival

Soaring circular debt may pose more economic challenges: LCCI

Budget or adjustment

The economy – my three bits

PRGMEA wants Saturday as working day

Forex reserves stand at $16.72bn

  DAILY EXPRESS

 One Crore dollar increased in countrys forex reserves

 Research and innovation should be promoted to enhance exports PIAF

  DAILY JANG

 Prices of  Diesel and Petrol will be made at par Petroleum minister

 Forex reserves satisfactory to settle loan inflation likely to increase Modys report

 Countrys products be coming costly due to high cost of manufacturing Yousf Prince

U,B.G framed strategy for federation election S.M. Muneer



DATE AUGUST 20,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Imran outlines his vision, says change will begin at top

New govt has no option but to borrow to clear growing debt: official

 ‘Oxo degradable plastic bags disastrous to environment

CPEC & loans

Interest rate

KE bills’ dates extended

FATF: Charities marked for leaks

Is tax evasion always bad for economic growth?

Keeping exports on the road to recovery

Tariff escalation and welfare

  THE NEWS

 10-member Sindh cabinet takes oath

Agenda of change comes to fore

Is Pakistan taxation model on track or in trap? — I

Getting IMF loan would be a severe blow to country: ICST

Recommendations from FATF

Nomination of Pakistan’s senior adviser to IMF delayed

 BUSINESS RECORDER

China offers to ease trade deficit

Economy in dire straits: PM

Business fraternity pins high hopes in Imran-led government

PRGMEA for widening of tax net

Financial inclusion and economic stability

External account challenge

FDI down; non-Sino FDI worse

 ‘Gas prices should be three times the current rate’

  DAILY EXPRESS

Newly govt setup and challenges facing

Pakistans budget is filled up with 44.80% tax revenue analysts

Japan is keen to enhance trade ties with Pakistan

New govt will give strength to country’s economy business community optimistic Imran Khan congratulated   

  DAILY JANG

S.E.C.P have to be stream lined Imran Khan

State Bank issued instruction to keep  sufficient currency in A.T.M during Eid Day

FB.R be stream lined peddles confidence fore country’s sake pay tax

Complete help will be provided to industrialists to enhance exports

Imrans address very positive and constrictive business financial experts public circle

Rs. 1.14 trillion circular debt is dangerous for country’s economy. Economy watch of Pakistan

 

DATE AUGUST 18, 2018

DAWN NEWS

 SC gives voting rights to overseas Pakistanis

Threat to ban Twitter in Pakistan worries digital experts

FATF worries

Pakistan’s finest years?

Foreign investment plummets 45pc

Sanjrani raises trade imbalance with Chinese team

Sindh implements ‘doing business reforms’

Circular debt hits Rs1.14 trillion, being serviced through tarif

Hi-tech apps to help pilgrims during Haj

PTI govt to consider changes in economic team: Asad Umar

  THE NEWS

 Pakistan supports free trade regimes, Senate chairman tells China

ICCI expresses concern over total external debt, liabilities

Chemical manufacturing firms urged to follow precautionary measures

Energy ministry’s apathy brings 2,453MW power plants on verge of  closure

To end power woes, govt first needs to short-circuit the circular debt

FDI drops 45.2pc to $128.1m in July

SECP’s reforms ease company registration process

BMP welcomes Imran as new PM

SBI chairperson reviews progress on Doing Business Reforms

Sindh govt announces four holidays for Eidul Azha

BUSINESS RECORDER

 Cabinet to make decision on IMF bailout: Umar

July FDI down 45pc

FBR unveils various return forms for TY18

Robust’ investment policy: BoI seeks FPCCI’s assistance

Imran will find solutions to crisis: KATI

Sindh implementing Doing Business Reforms in depts: SBI chief

Revision of participation cost in Dubai Expo-2020 proposed

Govt urged to declare export emergency

Polyester prices: APTMA slams unprecedented hike

PHMEA’s sensible suggestion

The tasks ahead

BD leads India, Pakistan in tax receipts, development spending

Need for autonomy of PBS underlined

PML-N govt’s, caretakers’ decisions to cost kitty Rs120bn

DR&A de-lists a number of importers from ‘Green Channel’

 DAILY EXPRESS

 Economy challenges new govt will face pressure FITCH RANGS

 Circular debt reached to Rs one thousand 148 billion disclosed in senate committee

 FATF gave Pakistan 12 point target agenda for implementation

 Foreign Direct investment reduced in July by 61.5%

 Traders alliance felicitate Imran Ismail on appointment of governor

 LPG becomes costly by Rs. 15 per kg 1st gift of Newly elected govt distributors

 Economic stability will be challenge for the new govt Mian Zahid                 

  DAILY JANG

 New strategy will be adopted in important place of world for investment Asad Umer

Pakistans National forex reserves stands at 16.713 billion dollar State Bank

LPG cost increased by Rs. 15/- per K.G

News Govt should revisit F.T.A’S Zahid Hussain

Challenges for prime minister Imran Khan

Important changes in bureaucracy  on assuming charge of Prime Minister by Imran Khan likely

Four countries started selling speedily U.S dollar bonds

 


DATE AUGUST 17,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Asia Pacific Group finds ‘deficiencies’ in Pakistan’s FATF action plan

Fixing Pakistan’s financial woes

Fitch warns of CPEC ‘curtailment’ under IMF programme

K-Electric-SSGC dispute remains unresolved

Ministry of Commerce to revisit proposed tariff policy

Summit, Sindh Bank merger likely by end of September

Walmart posts biggest US sales rise

Reserves down $216m

Change of industrial status of plots into commercial having adverse effects on sewerage, water supply’

Labour unions call for safe working environment

  THE NEWS

 150-page questionnaire: FATF asks Pakistan to submit reply by 31st

 The first 100 days

 Bringing money stashed abroad a test for Imran

 PTI-led govt faces ‘immediate’ pressure to lure external funding: Fitch Ratings

 Forex reserves fall to $16.712bln

 Pakistan to evaluate trade policy on modern lines

 Walmart posts biggest US sales rise

 Reserves down $216m

 Change of industrial status of plots into commercial having adverse effects on sewerage, water supply

 Labour unions call for safe working environment

BUSINESS RECORDER

 PTI government faces tough economic task: Fitch

 Ease of Doing Business Index: Pakistan goes down to 147th rank

 Business community for increasing SEZs under CPEC

 Country in quest of energy minister

  ‘PTI govt’ & tax reforms

 Minimum asset tax

 Forex reserves slip below $17 billion

 Govt urged to increase exports facilitation centres

 An interview with Imran Qureshi, CEO Descon Oxychem: ‘Descon plans to invest Rs1 billion to increase capacity

 Walmart’s Q2 comparable sales rise most in a decade

    DAILY EXPRESS

Loan waive off case supreme court orders to forfeit property on non refund  of loans of 78%

 Non fresh notification of Eid-Ul-Azha holidays issued interior ministry

   DAILY JANG

 Tour of F.A.T.F group of Asia Pacific of Pakistan completed

7.5 billion dollar payment made under the head off foreign loan State Bank

Committee meeting will be  held on 20th August for keeping un lawful property abroad

Short fall of 29 crore 22 lac dollar in forex reserves

Loan off case of Rs. 84 billion property will be forfeited on not deposing 75% amount supreme court

Continued depreciation in Indian rupee alarming for Moodi govt

 


DATE AUGUST 16, 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Twitter threatened with shutdown in Pakistan

  THE NEWS

Pakistan briefs FATF about steps against money laundering

Pakistan’s debt, liabilities touch Rs29.861 trillion

Wapda to enhance Hub dam’s storage capacity

Govt receives Rs6.92mln for Basha, Mohmand dams: Overseas Pakistanis give lukewarm response to dams’ fund

External debt, liabilities increase 14 percent to $95 billion in FY2018

WWF-Pakistan holds campaign to create awareness of plastic pollution

BUSINESS RECORDER

Amendments to EPO, IPO: Commerce Division decides to submit fresh summary

Woeful financing gap

Restructuring challenge – II

Eid holidays

$7.5 billion spent on external debt servicing

    DAILY EXPRESS

 Implementation begins on Faisalabad garment city project

  DAILY JANG

 Finance department releases money like windfall head of water commission expressed annoyance on strategy of releasing fund

Pak-US trade expansion is possible U.S Consul General

 


DATE AUGUST 15, 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Karachi ranked among world’s least liveable cities

 No stability without financial inclusion: SBP

 Indian rupee falls to all-time low against dollar

 Anti-terror financing compliance review of Pakistan to conclude tomorrow

 Rains improve river flows, water level in major reservoirs

  THE NEWS

 Country’s economy in crisis due to corruption, cronyism: Imran

Investments in real estate: FBR documents assets worth Rs223bln under tax immunity in 18 months

State Bank committed to ensuring economic stability: governor

Indian rupee hits record low of 70 against dollar

Road to economic independence is paved with tough reforms

BUSINESS RECORDER

 Nation celebrates 71st Independence Day

Crown Prince tells Imran

Financial inclusion vital to economic stability: SBP governor

Need for economic diplomacy

 ‘New Pakistani govt has major agenda of bringing economy back on track

Indian rupee hits record low of 70 to the dollar

Short-, medium-term economic challenges – II

Time to give up dole Dependence

A Tax Commission for Pakistan

   DAILY EXPRESS

 

 DAILY JANG

 World Bank will extend aid to Bangladesh worth 51 billion dollar

Decision to transfer all ro plant   and other projects to concerned department

State bank should withdraw decision of facility of advance payment

Current economic condition is big challenge for new govt Zahid Hussain     

Country’s exports increased by 1.17% during 1st month of current fiscal year

State Bank would continue its role in economic development Tariq Bajwa

Imran Khan should impose ban on import of luxury items Iftikhar Malik

Imran Ismail well conversant with issues of trade and commerce U.B.G

 

 

 

 

DATE AUGUST 13, 2018

DAWN NEWS

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

PAKISTAN’S POSITION IN GLOBAL CONTEXT DISCUSSED

PTI INSISTS IMF IS A ‘FALLBACK

WHO SHOULD HEAD THE FBR?

OF APPLES, CARS, OIL AND IMF

  THE NEWS

 RAZZAQ DAWOOD TO BE IMRAN’S ADVISER

 DEFAULTERS IN POWER SECTOR CAUSE 47PC SURGE IN CIRCULAR DEBT

 A COTTON PROBLEM

 RALLY OPPOSES IMF LOANS, PRIVATISATION PROCESS

BUSINESS RECORDER

 RAZZAQ TO BE MADE ECONOMIC ADVISOR TO PM-DESIGNATE IMRAN

OVER 50 VIE FOR KCCI MANAGING BODY’S 15 SEATS

DOLLAR’S MARCH HIGHER TO RUN OUT OF ROAD WITHIN NEXT SIX MONTHS

SECP TO HELP APTMA IN REVIVING TEXTILES UNITS

INDIAN RUPEE NEAR RECORD LOW OVER COMING YEAR; TRADE ANXIETY WEIGHS

NO COMPROMISE ON TRANSPARENCY

EXTERNAL FINANCING GAP SANS IMF AID TO BE AS HIGH AS $18BN: PASHA

   DAILY EXPRESS

 FOR NEW PAKISTAN WE WILL CO-OPERATE WITH PTI MALIK SOHAIL

SOLUTION OF ECONOMIC CRISIS BIG CHALLENGE FOR PTIS GOVT.

DELEGATION OF FATF WILL REACH PAKSITAN TODAY TO REVIEW ACTION PLAN

 DAILY JANG

 DECISION TO FORM TASK FORCE TO BRING PAKISTANS WEALTH FROM ABROAD

 


DATE AUGUST 11,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 TEXTILE MILLS CHIEF EXECUTIVE SUMMONED IN FAWAD CASE

SECP WANTS INCREASE IN INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR CAR OWNERS

CASE OF THE MISSING $200 BILLION

REMITTANCES JUMP 25PC IN JULY

SIT-IN BY MUSLIMS AGAINST CHINESE GOVT`S PLAN TO DEMOLISH MOSQUE

  THE NEWS

REVOLVING FUND FOR FOUR CHINESE POWER PROJECTS: CONSUMERS TO PAY FOR DEBT SERVICING OF RS20 BN LOAN

GALLUP SURVEY: 31PC URBAN MEN BELIEVE THEY HAVE RIGHT TOHIT THEIR WIVES

PAKISTAN REQUIRES KEY COUNTRIES’ SUPPORT TO GET IMF BAILOUT

NEXT GOVT SUGGESTED TO TAKE STEPS FOR CURBING POWER THEFT

FBR SLAPS NOTICES ON 400 KARACHI RESIDENTS HOLDING UK PROPERTIES

BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL DEMANDED

BUSINESS RECORDER

GOVT URGED TO REVISIT ‘IMBALANCED’ FTA WITH CHINA

NON-INTEGRATION WITH ONLINE SYSTEM: 9 PERCENT GST TO BE CHARGED ON TEXTILE SUPPLIES

HUGE TRADE POTENTIAL EXISTS BETWEEN PAKISTAN AND NDONESIA: CG

PAKISTAN MUST BECOME PART OF INT’L ECONOMIC ALLIANCES: LCCI CHIEF

APTMA CONTRIBUTES OVER 50PC TO EXPORTS: SPOKESMAN

RESTRUCTURING CHALLENGE — I

EXPATS REMIT $1.93BN IN JUL

   DAILY EXPRESS

 TO AVAIL TAX CONCESSION BY LEATHER AND TEXTILE LINK WITH FBR IS CONDITIONAL

 LAHORE CHAMBER EXPRESSED CONCERN ON DECLINED EXPORTS INSPITE OF RESOURCES

 FOR ECONOMIC PROGRESS RESOLUTION OF INDUSTRIAL AND TRADE ISSUES UNAVOIDABLE 

 DAILY JANG

 TO SET OFF LOAN FOREIGN LOANS TO BE TAKEN SHIBLI FARAZ

 CHAMBER ELECTION 59 CANDIDATES FILE NOMINATIONS

 ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK ASSISTANCE

 CIRCULAR DEBTS INCREASED BY RS. 1000 BILLION NEW CRISES OF ELECTRICITY IPPS AT ALL A SUDDEN STOP GENERATION

 


DATE AUGUST 10,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 SAUDI-BACKED ISDB READY TO HELP IMRAN-LED GOVT WITH $4 BILLION LOAN

ECONOMIC CHALLENGE

SBP RESERVES UP $19M

PLANS IN PROCESS TO CURB IMPORTS

SBP DIRECTIVE ON EXPORTERS` FOREIGN CURRENCY ACCOUNTS

PAKISTAN ENVOYS POSTED ON POLITICAL GROUNDS MAY BE RECALLED: FO

 THE NEWS

 PAKISTAN POISED FOR $4BLN LOAN FROM ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK

CARETAKERS CARVE OUT TAX REFORM PROPOSALS FOR NEW GOVERNMENT

FBR TO ADD RS97BLN AMNESTY AMOUNT IN FY18 REVENUE COLLECTION

FOREX RESERVES FALL TO $17.005 BILLION

EXPORTS PLUMMETED AS GOVT FAILED TO GET MARKET ACCESS FOR TEXTILES

K-ELECTRIC PLANS DEDICATED RLNG LINE FOR BIN QASIM PLANTS

EXTENSION IN GDS DEADLINE URGED

WHEN SYSTEM STONEWALLS THE RECOVERY OF STOLEN ASSETS...

NON-CAREER ENVOYS TO RESIGN WITH NEW GOVT’S ARRIVAL: FO

JANG ECONOMIC SESSION: ‘UNPOPULAR DECISIONS NEEDED TO RECTIFY SYSTEM

BANKS REFUSE TO LEND RS50 BILLION TO GOVT

BUSINESS RECORDER

 LOANS WRITE-OFF CASE

TRADE AGREEMENT TALK – AGAIN

STRONG INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA LINKAGES VITAL FOR TEXTILE SECTOR’S REVIVAL

TDAP HOSTS SEMINAR ON INT’L STANDARDS

WEALTH TAX IN PAKISTAN!

SPECIAL FOREIGN ACCOUNTS CAN ONLY BE OPENED BY GENUINE EXPORTERS, BANKS TOLD

FX RESERVES DECLINE SLIGHTLY 

  DAILY EXPRESS

U.S DOLLAR VICTIM OF DEPRECIATION STANDS AT RS. 122.50

F.A.T.F DELEGATION WILL COME TO PAKISTAN ON 13TH AUGUST 2018

IMRAN ASSIGNED TO ASAD UMER APPOINTMENT EXTENSION OF HEADS OF 500 DEPARTMENTS

MALEHA LODHI CALLS ON IMRAN KHAN IN PERSONAL CAPACITY. NON CARIER DIPLOMATS WILL BE TREATED AS RESIGNED FOREIGN OFFICE

IMPORTERS WILL BE BOUND TO UTILIZE SPECIAL FOREIGN CURRENCY ACCOUNT ONLY FOREX PORTS

COST OF DOING BUSINESS BE REDUCED BEFORE SIGNING OF F.T.A WITH PAKISTAN

UN AUTHORIZED CHARGES BLAME IS BASE LESS ALL PAKISTAN SHIPPING ASSOCIATION 

 DAILY JANG

ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK AGREED TO GIVE LOAN OF RS. 5 TRILLION TO PAKISTAN U.K JOURNAL

52% INCREASE IN FOREIGN INVESTMENT DURING LAST FISCAL YEAR STATE BANK

FOREX RESERVES REDUCED BY 7 CRORE 47 LAC DOLLAR

ECONOMIC CRISIS UN PLEASANT DECISION UN AVOIDABLE


DATE AUGUST 09,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 IS IMF AVOIDABLE?

PAKISTAN RUNNING $2BN DEFICIT A MONTH, SAYS ASAD

  DAWN AD 

THE NEWS

 LOOMING ECONOMIC CRISIS: RENOWNED ECONOMIST OFFERS THREE POINT AGENDA TO NEW GOVT

NEW DAMS IMPERATIVE FOR STABLE PAKISTAN: FCCI

 UAE TO OPEN NEW VISA OFFICE IN KARACHI

 FATF DELEGATION TO VISIT PAKISTAN ON 13TH

 PAKISTAN DEFENDS ITS ECONOMIC TIES WITH CHINA

 UNCLEAR TAX LAWS IRK REALTORS: IMMOVABLE PROPERTY DEALS IN SINDH COME TO    NEAR STANDSTILL

 COST OF BUSINESS HAMPERING GROWTH

 INDIA NEEDS TO TIGHTEN MONETARY POLICY

BUSINESS RECORDER

 FBR VOWS TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST THOSE HAVING PROPERTIES IN UAE

BUSINESS COMMUNITY URGED TO PROMOTE MARITIME ECONOMY

IMF SAYS INDIA ECONOMY WILL PUT ON NEW SPURT

LCCI SUGGESTS BRAINSTORMING SESSION FOR ECONOMIC PLANNING

UAE TO OPEN NEW VISA OFFICE IN KARACHI

ECONOMIC REASONING VS POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS

THE ‘MYSTERY’ OF CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE

MOBILE PHONE BANKING TRANSACTIONS CROSS RS410BN

  DAILY EXPRESS

 NEW MECHANISM FOR TRADE TRANSACTION BETWEEN PAKSITAN- IRAN

 ORDER IS ISSUED TO COMPLETE WORK SOON ON 5 TREATMENT PLANT OF S.I.T.E

 FINANCE MINISTER IN WAITING ASAD UMER CALLED ON DR. SHAMSHAD AKHTER DISCUSSION ON COUNTRY ECONOMY.

 WEALTH OF PAKISTAN’S BE BROUGHT BACK

 PROTECTION OF LABOUR RIGHTS IS UN AVOIDABLE

 CLEARANCE OF IMPORTED GOODS UNDER OPEN ACCOUNT LINKED WITH APPROVAL OF DEALER

 PLEASE CONTACT SHAUKAT AZIZ

 DAILY JANG

 BURDEN OF LAON DID NOT INCREASE IMMEDIATELY DUE TO CEPEC MINISTRY OF PLANNING

 FATF HIGH POWER DELEGATION WILL REACH PAKISTAN ON 13-08-2018.

 PAKISTANIS BASED AT U.A.E SHOWS INTEREST IN AMNESTY SCHEME 1000 APPLICATIONS WITHIN A WEEK

 F.B.R ISSUE NOTIFICATION OF ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR 04 COLLECTORS

 ECONOMIC EXPERT ATIF MIAN PRESENTS 03 POINTS AGENDA FOR OVER HAULING OF ECONOMY

 


DATE AUGUST 08,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

CONSTRUCTION OF DAMS TO BEGIN IN 2019, APEX COURT TOLD

FBR GRILLED FOR DELAYING CLEARANCE OF TEXTILE MACHINERY

INDIA DOUBLES IMPORT TAX ON TEXTILE PRODUCTS

OIL RESERVES REPORT CLARIFIED

SBP WARNS OF CRIMINALS SEEKING BANK-RELATED INFORMATION

SC WANTS TO GET BACK RS600BN STASHED ABROAD BY PAKISTANIS

AD. (DAWN NEWS) A BOLD STEP TOWARDS TRANSPARENCY

THE NEWS

 INDIA DOUBLES IMPORT TAX ON TEXTILE PRODUCTS

 PAKISTAN TO DECIDE WHETHER TO SEEK IMF BAILOUT ‘BY SEPTEMBER

 PAKISTANIS HIDE RS43 TRILLION ASSETS ABROAD

 PCDMA SEEKS EXTENSION IN IMPORT DATE

BUSINESS RECORDER

 1,000 PROPERTIES, BANK ACCOUNTS IDENTIFIED SC

ANXIETY ABOUT THE EXTERNAL SECTOR

FAKE CALLS TO PUBLIC IMPERSONATING AS SBP OFFICIALS

 FBR WITHHOLDS AMNESTY SCHEME FOLLOW-UP PROCEEDINGS 

 INCOMING GOVT TO GIVE MANDATE FOR NEXT ROUND OF PHASE-II

 NEW DAMS, RESERVOIRS MUST FOR PAKISTAN’S PROSPERITY FCCI

 REMAINING REFERENCES TRANSFERRED TO SOME OTHER COURT

SHORT-, MEDIUM-TERM ECONOMIC CHALLENGES — I

 US CG FOR MORE TRADE OPTIONS WITH PAKISTAN

  DAILY EXPRESS

RS.1000 BILLION OF PAKSITAN IS LYING ABROAD TRYING TO BRING BACK. SUPPREME COURT

6 MONTH IS DIFFICULT EXPECTATIONS CAN NOT BE FULL FILLED OVER NIGHT ASAD UMER

JOB OPPORTUNITIES LIKELY TO INCREASE THROUGH DIGITAL PAYMENTS

IMPLEMENTATION ON NATIONAL ONE WINDOW SYSTEM WILL BEGIN NEXT YEAR MEMBER CUSTOMS

P.C.D.M.A DEMANDS EXTENTION IN DATE FOR BILL OF LADING

DAILY JANG

 RS. 43 TRILLION WORTH OF UNDISCLOSED ASSETS OF PAKISTAN IS AT ABROAD

 DATE IN IMPORTED SHIPMENT GOODS BE EXTENDED ARIF LAKHANI

 


DATE AUGUST 06,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Kuwait asks Pakistan to upgrade fuel supply network

 Expectations & delivery gap

 Social security

 Tax culture

 Chip labour: robots replace waiters in China restaurant

 Asad Umar’s privatisation statement criticised

 Cautious optimism

 Is rupee overvaluation a myth?

LNG: a contrarian view

 The need to digitise the economy

THE NEWS

Eidul Azha 2018 likely on August 23

Weighing the IMF option

Lessons to learn

Talking tax

Strengthening economy

Ailing economy needs quick fixes: Asad Umar

Desperate measures

The deficit antidote

BUSINESS RECORDER

 A sane commerce ministry move

 Electricity shortfall reaches to 6,250 megawatts

 An ode to Mehran

 An interview with Dr Ehtisham Ahmad, Sr. Fellow at London School of

  KCCI’s top three posts may go to BMG-backed candidates

 DAILY EXPRESS

 US should keep away putting Pakistan into fuss federation

 Cheap electricity is must for economic progress. Lahore chamber

 Karachi chamber last date of with draw of nomination is 18th August

 Big challenge to come out from currency crisis Yousuf Yaqoob

 Stressed on to formulate new policy for Export Growth

DAILY JANG

Caretaker govt has completed basic Home Work for IMF package

 


DATE AUGUST 04,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

CJP orders freezing of drugs prices till regulator’s decision

NAB begins probe into assets held by Pakistanis in Dubai

Pakistan needs infusion of $12bn in loans immediately: Asad

Caretakers shy away from revising gas prices, pass on issue to new govt

THE NEWS

 FBR to send tax notices to 600-700 potential tax evaders in UK

FATF requirements: Pakistan working on 12-point plan to counter terror financing

Next govt to inaugurate work on $10 billion TAPI gas pipeline

Dubai seizes Schon group’s properties

New bottles and old wine

FBR misses target by Rs184bln in FY18 on muted oil demand, subsidies

Dollar weakens 0.8 percent against rupee in open trade

Imran and the IMF: Pakistan’s bailout dilemma   

SAARC CCI suggests new govt to offer incentive package for FDI

KPT plans multi-billion dollar LNG complex

Pakistan’s next economic manager needs nerves of steel

BUSINESS RECORDER

Five-year tenure PML-N govt borrowed $13.1bn from China

 Risks to financial stability may elevate further: SBP

 FBR lists reasons behind Rs184bn tax shortfall

 US dictation to IMF termed unjustified

 Tax amnesty scheme Pakistanis in UAE top among beneficiaries

 BMP urges Imran not to go for IMF, WB loans

 7th Islamic Finance moot Tremendous potential for Islamic Banking

 PTI govt urged to offer incentive package for attracting FDI

LCCI voices concern over rising energy crisis

 Autonomy of regulatory bodies

 Pakistani money stashed in Swiss banks

 Businessmen urged to participate in tree plantation drive

 Rental income from properties in UK FBR decides to serve notices

 DAILY EXPRESS

 Export and tax net be increase experts

Electric meter reading billing recovery to be given to private sector under consideration.

Karachi chamber election P.C.D.M.A announced support to business group
DAILY JANG

Action will be taken within 100 days to bring back looted wealth Asad Omer

 Overseas Pakistanis converted 13 billion dollar into white

 Increasing trade and financial deficit is challenge for economy. State Bank   

   


DATE AUGUST 03,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

US arrogance

Debt crisis

Weekly holidays

Shamshad calls for early finalisation of NFC award

SBP reserves surge by $1.3bn

SECP registers 1,076 companies in July

THE NEWS

 Minister dubs PML-N’s last budget ‘unrealistic

 UAE-based Pakistanis major beneficiaries of tax amnesty scheme

 FCCI demands special package for textile sector

 Making sense of the water crisis

 Switzerland never returned a single dollar under ADTA: FBR

 Iran stops 80MW electricity supply to Pakistan, Senate body told

 Finance minister rules out difficulties in foreign payments

BUSINESS RECORDER

 Macroeconomic stability: Minister raises a red flag

 Forex reserves up $1.35 billion on official inflows

 Switzerland never offered to return even a single dollar

 Sub-optimal use of WB financing

 Loan write-off: Loanees granted another opportunity

 LPG prices raised by Rs 7 per kg

 CPI spike signals rate hike ahead

 China terms recent criticism about CPEC projects

  LCCI for sharing economic plan with stakeholders

 Online system failure FBR urged to allow tax depositors a chance for filing returns

 Export-oriented industries Govt urged to devise incentive plan

 No gas and power SEZs facing numerous Challenges

 DAILY EXPRESS

 Amnesty scheme tax payers not declared assets detected.

 Reduction in dollar stopped Rupees stable at Rs.124/-

 CEPEC has no link with IMF N league last budget is unrealistic Finance minister

 1 billion dollar emergency aid from China received Drop In the Ocean

 Fluctuation in dollar continues

 Production cost of LPG 44.5% more collected

 Stressed  to share economic plan of P.T.I Govt

 Awareness seminar for traders on limited liability/ partner ship

DAILY JANG

 IMF programme has no link with CEPEC N league last budget was unrealistic care taker finance minister

 Switzerland has not offered to return back Pakistanis wealth F.B.R

 Amnesty scheme Pakistanis based at U.A.E deposited more tax

 Forex reserves increased by 1 billion 35 crore 9 lac dollar

 75% local gas sale on international rate market is not fair

 Control extra ordinary inflation.

 Theft of electricity is a must

 LPG Price increased by Rs. 7/ per kg notification issued

 


DATE AUGUST 02,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

IMF and CPEC debts

 Bank statements

 Pakistan rejects US opposition to IMF bailout

 Fresh circular debt piles up to Rs566bn

 Kenyan envoy for boosting bilateral trade

 Errors found in draft tax return form

 Judiciary urged to safeguard workers’ rights

THE NEWS

Rs6,000 bn black money whitened through amnesty scheme

 Rising rupee

 The dam issue

 Economy matters

 CPI hits 4-year high of 5.8 percent in July as rupee devaluation weighs

 Senate panel seeks measures to cut Rs566 billion circular debt

 Pakistan dismisses US concerns about IMF bailout and China

 FBR urged to issue income tax return form with budget

 Indian central bank hikes key interest rate for second time in a row

 PCMA warns industries of chemical risks

BUSINESS RECORDER

Pakistan dismisses US concerns about IMF bailout, China

 Hundreds of tariff lines: proposal to increase RD rejected

 Government expects Rs 4-5 billion more from amnesty scheme

 PTEA hails PTI’s victory in general election

 IMF bailout strings

 Dear incoming Prime Minister Khan,

 IMF bailout: US warning

 Incoming government to revamp all regulatory bodies

 PTI’s 100-day agenda: The BoP challenge

 How might PTI’s tax reform look like?

 IMF bailout package that aids China: Miftah rejects US assertion

 Amnesty returns: PTAA urges FBR to allow access to filers

 KTBA’s observations on draft return forms submitted to FBR

 Minister for inclusive tax recovery plan

 Govt’s decision to maintain POL products’ prices to cost up to Rs6bn a month: Pasha

 Sessi system to be fully automated, says Sahito

 APTPMA felicitates Imran on victory in polls

 FPCCI chief seeks special package in line with PTI’s textile policy

 LCCI launches classified directory of trade & industry

 PCMA holds seminar

 DAILY EXPRESS

Circular debts reached at Rs 566 billion only in 2018 Rs 450 billion increased disclosed

 US warning on IMF bailout package

 Dollar appreciates after the U.S statement

Rs 3/- per Kg price increased in imported L.P.G

DAILY JANG

IMF package will not use to pay off Chinese debts Pakistan U.S Concerns rejected

Talal Khan becomes new secretary of International taxes of F.B.R

Pakistanis converted Rs.6000 billion from black to white

IMF, China and us

F.B.R reduced sales tax % on P.O.L products

Imran Khan assigned task to Asad Omer to look into dollar case

 


DATE AUGUST 01,
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 US warns against IMF bailout for Pakistan that helps China

 Tax amnesty yields Rs21bn in additional revenues

KTBA demands extension for tax filing

 Pak Suzuki raises car, bike prices

 THE NEWS

Government keeps prices of PoL products unchanged

 US dictates IMF on loan to Pakistan

 Tax amnesty scheme fetches Rs122 billion

 UAE begins visa amnesty scheme from today

 How Karachi was changed

 Rial in crisis

 FBR lauches probe into UK assets of 500 rich Pakistanis

  ‘Growth in first 100 days to set tone for economic stability

 Pakistan woes too deep to make rupee jump more than fleeting

 KE’s generation efficiency improves

 KTBA seeks extension in filing deadline

 Extension in amnesty scheme date urged

BUSINESS RECORDER

Over Rs 1 trillion stuck in tax-related litigations

Rs 255 billion collected in July: Amnesty schemes come to an end

 US warns against IMF bailout that aids China

 What went wrong after successful IMF programme?

  ‘Illusory boom in manufacturing’

 The IMF challenge

 IMF: to go or not to go

 Can US browbeat IMF on Pakistan?

 KTBA seeks extension in filing date

 Pakistan Expo in Toronto FPCCI’s special discount package for women

 Amount of pending refund claims stands at Rs200bn: FBR

 KCCI chief for extension of amnesty scheme

 Amnesty Scheme RTO-II collects Rs9bn

 Appointment of 4 caretaker ministers waste of money?

 Prices of petroleum products kept unchanged

 DAILY EXPRESS

IMF should not give bailout package to Pakistan U.S

 Rupee value increased value of foreign debts reduced by Rs. 395 billion

 Decision to hold P.O.L products prices

 Prediction U.S dollar will come upto Rs. 108

Decision of trade sector to go to court against shippers

DAILY JANG

 U.S dictation for Pakistan, China annoyed instead of giving order to IMF should be come partner in South Asia China, Pakistan not made any request for bailout IMF

  Dollar price increased by Rs. 3.50 in open currency market

 Italy is considering to open trade agency in Karachi. Inarfio

 Country’s economy depends on SMES Mohd Shahid

 Amnesty scheme should be extended by 1 Month. Muffassir Ata Malik

 Control inflation

 Imran govt IMF and U.S condition