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Date:  August 30, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Sindh loses 0.5m cotton bales to rains

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Supreme Court verdict on GIDC levy is a ‘win-win’ case: ministry

Foreign suppliers sought for 280,000cm of LNG in October

‘Private sector to get LNG import go-ahead in three months’

Govt yet to award north-south gas pipeline projects

Export competitiveness under PTI

BUSINESS RECORDER

Reforms vital to put economy on firm path: FPCCI

GIDC verdict win-win for govt, industry: petroleum ministry

Ogra proposes raise in prices of petrol, HSD

Supply of goods, Unified rate of sales tax being worked out, FBR tells provinces

SNGPL clarification

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Reforms needed to ensure sustainable growth in Pakistan

Pakistan's public debt-to-GDP ratio increases to 87.2%
 

Date:  August 29, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Exports to EU under GSP+ rise 3.3pc

GDP growth could rebound to 1.8pc: IIF

Ogra split over allowance of RLNG losses

Karachi business grapples with the aftermath of flooding

Prices of petroleum products likely to go up by Rs8-9

`New tax system to boost transparency`

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Sale power tariff not to be reduced after MoUs with IPPs

Hike in petrol price by Rs7 proposed

BUSINESS RECORDER

Business community assured, FBR will avoid multiple audits of taxpayers

Documented retailers, FBR plans to cut ST to around 10pc

SBP revises guidelines for recovery of NPAs

SPI down 0.14pc WoW

Industries suffer production losses due to rains

Masses, business community lost billions due to rains: PBIF chief

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

FBR investigates Re1 RPO

SBP chief stresses swift revival of sick units

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

One rupee refund payment order, fault in system or fraud

Cost likely to enhance on import of cotton in Pakistan


Date:  August 27, 
2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

PM vows to promote exports industry

Govt refuses to cut gas prices

Ogra to audit RLNG consumer losses

FBR approves Audit Policy 2019

Debt servicing soars to $11.8bn in FY20

Covid recession ending: ministry

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Economic activity expected to rebound in first quarter

State Bank announces facility to bolster forex

‘No industrial unit to be allowed without registration with FBR’

FBR exempts tax amnesty declarants from audit

Indirect taxes: Easier to collect difficult to pay

External debt, liabilities increase 6pc to $113 billion

Record rain halts Karachi ports operations

ADB to float $200mln worth of rupee-linked bonds for Pakistan

Govt plans to tap pockets of citizens overseas to boost reserves

Rupee hits record low

BUSINESS RECORDER

Economic activity likely to rebound strongly: MoF

PM vows support to exporters

Heavy rains, Aug exports target to be affected: Dawood

Govt unlikely to protect consumers using up to 300 units

Increase in tariff, ECC to take decision today

10,000 cases to be selected, FBR approves audit policy for TY18

Shipping policy to inject new life into shipping sector: UBG SG

Cotton prices touch highest level of Rs9000

Karachi should be declared as calamity-hit

‘Digitalization may become a hindrance to growth if growing challenges of cybersecurity remain unaddressed’

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Record-breaking rain may dent exports

External debt and liabilities surge

Govt decides to keep gas prices unchanged

Fortnightly oil price revision to begin from Sept

Government pursuing ‘Make in Pakistan’ policy: PM

Electric vehicles to hit roads ‘this year’

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Govt decided to postponed the reduction of Gas price, consumers deprive from immediately relief

Due to Rain in Karachi, Export of August may be affect. Trade Advisor

FBR granted approval for Tax Audit Policy for the year 2018

Towel Factory caught fire, stock destroyed of huge amounts

Dollar reached 169 Rupees

Date:  August 26, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Pakistan, China agree to boost industrial cooperation under CPEC

Rains hamper business activity in Karachi

Govt asked to redo financing schemes for export sector

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Gas deficit to surpass 3.7bcfd by 2024/25: Ogra

FPCCI says GIDC ruling to hit industrial sector

Erratic monsoon rains threaten key cotton crop in Sindh

Gold prices down Rs2,100/tola

BUSINESS RECORDER

GIDC outstanding, FPCCI chief hints at out-of-court settlement

FBR establishes working group on institutional reforms

Natural gas shortage may rise to 2,679 MMCFD in FY2022-23

POL products: OGRA for determining price fortnightly basis

Average effective tariff rate in Pakistan highest in region

IFC makes efforts to help small and large businesses

Export of masks: SRO released

Cotton spot rate further up by Rs50 to Rs8550

Gold price slumps by Rs2100

Muharram holidays

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Hit by Covid-19: Pakistan's export sector lacks credit, financing facilities to revive business

Industrial cooperation deal to help SEZs

National Tariff Commission, Notice
 

Date:  August 24, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Protecting the overlooked cotton-poor economy

How to diversify exports

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Delay in extending regional competitive tariff: Export industry, SMEs in the doldrums

BUSINESS RECORDER

Single sales tax return system, FBR may miss formal launch deadline

Weekly Cotton Review, Bullish trend witnessed in local market

Unseen barriers to trade

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Unpredictable export growth during pandemic

Dealing with repercussions of Covid-19
 

Date:  August 23, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Pending refunds released

Important Announcement of FBR

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

SMS verification service by Excise

BUSINESS RECORDER

Bank transactions, FBR agrees to proposal of lowering tax on non-filers

Cotton spot rate further rises by Rs50 to Rs8500

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Bank borrowings jump amid pandemic

Entrepreneurs urge against privatising SME Bank

SMEDA ONLINE SERVICES

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Rupee under pressure as compare to dollar

Important Announcement of FBR

Date:  August 22, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

PIA reduces fares from Islamabad to Lahore, Karachi

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Budgetary support: China allows Pakistan to use its $1 bn SBP deposit

Weekly SPI up 0.96 percent

Rupee pares losses

Hydrogen peroxide prices fall

Gold rates rise Rs500/tola

BUSINESS RECORDER

FBR’s new reform plan unveils greater autonomy

Key value chains, MoC preparing 3-year tariff rationalization plan

SAI concerned over low gas pressure in SITE area

SPI records 0.96pc increase on WoW

KCFR holds webinar on ‘Stabilizing the Economy through Realistic Reforms’

Cotton spot rate rises by Rs50 to Rs8450

PIA reduces fares

Fitch affirms Pakistan’s B- rating

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Higher export prices offset lower demand

SITE Association Body calls for restoration of gas

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Dollar 171 rupees, unemployment 8%, debts will further increase. Standard & Poor’s

Traders demanded supply of Gas on required gas pressure

Date:  August 21, 
2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

WAPDA SEEKS 150PC HIKE IN REVENUE REQUIREMENT

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT SURGES 61PC IN JULY

SBP EXTENDS LOAN SETTLEMENT PERIOD BY SIX MONTHS

CNG DEALERS SEEK REVIEW OF GIDC VERDICT

FPCCI WANTS FORENSIC AUDIT OF IPPS

ANOTHER MONSOON SPELL FROM TODAY

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

FBR’S BODY UNEARTHS MASSIVE TAX EVASION OF RS4.36 BILLION IN LAHORE

SC LANDMARK VERDICT: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM WRITES FOR RECOVERING GIDC ARREARS

COMING MONSOON RAINS WORRY KARACHIITES OVER ELECTRICITY

BUSINESS RECORDER

THERE WILL BE GAS LOAD-SHEDDING IN WINTER: MINISTER

FIVE EXPORT-ORIENTED SECTORS

WAPDA SEEKS INCREASE IN HYDEL TARIFF

FOREX LOANS

SBP’S RESERVES MOVE UP BY $139.1M

SEPA TAKES STEPS TO RETAIN IMPROVEMENT IN AIR QUALITY AFTER LOCKDOWN

ICI PAKISTAN ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF SODA ASH PLANT AT KHEWRA

BUSINESS ACTIVITY REMAINS STABLE ON COTTON MARKET

GOVT PLANS TO INTRODUCE RENEWABLE ENERGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP

PACT WITH IPPS A GOOD STEP, BUT FORENSIC AUDIT MUST TO SAVE INDUSTRY: FPCCI

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

PAKISTAN’S PUBLIC DEBT SOARS TO RS36.3TR

POWER CUTS ISSUES TO BE TAKEN UP WITH CENTRE

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT FALLS TO 11-MONTHS LOW LEVEL

EXPORT MAJOR DRIVER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

SSGC FURTHER DID SPEED UP THE OPERATION GRIFT

ICI PAKISTAN HAS GRANTED APPROVAL OF EXTENSION IN PRODUCTION OF SODA ASH PLANT

DOLLAR SURGED BY ELEVEN PAISA’S

FBR SPEED UP OPERATION FOR RECOVERY, TO STOP TAX EVASION

GAS LOAD SHEEDING WILL BE ALSO IN WINTER-(OMER AYUB)

Date:  August 20, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Additional Rs190bn financing for exporters

Coordination body formed for Karachi betterment

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Govt initiates process to recover Rs417 bn GIDC

FBR shifts thousands of revenue cases to three large taxpayer units

FBR officials directed to expedite operation against tax evasion, fake invoices

No hassle-free tax refunds for individual taxpayers

State Bank enhances refinancing limit by Rs100bln

APTMA hails tax refunds payment

Heimtextil to be held in January

2.3mln Pakistani youth may be jobless this year due to pandemic

Centre, Sindh agree to solve Karachi's 6 problems together

Time to return to normal life

Gold prices fall Rs2,300/tola

KE AD, "URGENT APPEAL"

BUSINESS RECORDER

GIDC verdict likely to attract review petitions

5 major export sectors, 1pc WHT applicable on imported raw materials

SBP enhances refinancing limit to banks under EFS

FBR issues draft income tax return forms

Unemployment may reach 21.5pc in 2020: ADB-ILO report

Federal, Sindh govts form 6-member body for Karachi uplift

Completion of two years in power, Business community cheers PTI’s achievements, censures its failures

Pending dues, tariff adjustments, KE decides to make public appeal to federal govt

Cotton spot rate up by Rs50 to Rs8400

Highest ever cotton import: nowhere in sight

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

SBP raises financing limit

Work on North-South Pipeline set to kick off

Pakistan to expand trade ties with Uzbekistan

NEPRA, Publication of draft National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (FEE) Regulations, 2020 for eliciting public opinion

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Letters issued to companies for recovery of GIDC Cess in 24 installments

Federation & Sindh Govt agreed to jointly working for Karachi in six departments

Date:  August 19, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Govt’s agreements with IPPs do not address circular debt, says Senate panel

‘Pakistan should benefit from emergency trade relaxations’

SBP increases financing limits for women entrepreneurs

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

State Bank raises credit limit for women entrepreneurs

Erratic economy

Gold rates increase Rs2,900/tola

BUSINESS RECORDER

FBR assures business community, Registered persons to be facilitated to operate as large taxpaying units

Revised ADR mechanism, FBR may notify new rules to meet requirements

Importance of compliance with WTO rules highlighted

EFP deplores high-handedness of Sindh Labour Dept

Govt-IPPs deal, Parliamentary oversight proposed

Women entrepreneurs, SBP enhances loan size under refinance scheme

Quality of Phutti hits by monsoon rains

Refund fund

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Ministry to consult FBR on refund claims

Spike in cotton prices helps raise Pakistan's textile exports

Pakistan reduces profit margins of IPPs

SBP enhances financing for businesswomen

Rupee falls to 169 vs dollar in intra-day trading

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Progress to towards cheap electricity, IPPs reduced their rate of profit

FBR 2 year’s performance report, Tax collection surged by 126 billion

Per tola gold expensive by Rs.2900, also surged in value of dollar

Date:  August 18, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Textile exports jump 14.4pc in July

Pakistan received record $2.7bn remittances in July: SBP

‘Power reform plan, tariff savings in three weeks’

Petroleum imports plunge 25pc

Fitch affirms Pakistan’s stable outlook

Record fall in Japan’s GDP

Drap approves clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Fitch affirms Pakistan’s B- rating, outlook at stable

Remittances soar 36.5pc to record monthly high of $2.768bln in July

‘Govt focusing on industrial uplift’

Waiver of 37pc tax on yarn urge

Call to strengthen SMEDA

Missing technology safeguards

Coronavirus pushes world’s leading economies into record slumps

Rupee weakens

BUSINESS RECORDER

Govt urged to waive tax on partially-oriented yarn

Rebuilding of infrastructure, Govts urged to give NDMA, FWO the go-ahead

Buzdar opens ‘one-window smart services’ at LCCI

DG IOCO to review all duty drawback rates of exporters

Individuals, cos, AoPs, trusts and NPOs, People registered before Sept 30 must file taxpayers’ profile: FBR

Remittances hit record high

Fitch affirms IDR at “B-”

SPI inches down 0.22pc WoW

Trading activities remain stable on cotton market

Gold up by Rs400 per tola

FBR chairman to hold e-katcheri on 21st

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Traders urge govt to waive tax on yarn

FBR orders inquiry into alleged tax fraud

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Fitch affirms Pakistan rating minus “B”, outlook stable

Responsibility to be given to NDMA & FWO for reconstruction of city infrastructure. Karachi Chamber

Demand surged of cotton in domestic cotton market

Date:  August 17, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Have exports turned the corner for real?

How to make Digital Pakistan work

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Missing incentives

BUSINESS RECORDER

PRGMEA seeks exemption of cotton yarn, chemical from taxes

WEEKLY COTTON REVIEW, Mixed trend witnessed in int’l markets

SBP profits rise and need for caution!

SME sector needs greater focus

GIDC judgement: More questions

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Understanding economic policy in Pakistan

Is solar power the right choice for Pakistan?

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER
Decided to modernize the complaint center of Water Board

Date:  August 16, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Regional exports dip 24pc in FY20

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Cotton demand rebounds in Pakistan as foreign orders increase

FPCCI emphasises implementation of ecommerce policy

Cyclicals to keep PSX ticking; GIDC may weigh

Rupee may stay stable

BUSINESS RECORDER

Basic agreement signed with IPPs: govt

RLNG-, coal-fired plants, Rs4.50 per unit cut in power prices likely if pacts reviewed

Covid-19 crisis, Banks defer Rs642bn of clients’ payment of principal on loans: IMF

Cotton sowing area is continuously decreasing: FBP

Pandemic has increased importance of e-commerce, says FPCCI VP

GIDC may have adverse impact on industries, apprehends PCMA chief

Five zero rated sectors, PTA chairman urges restoration of incentives

‘Pakistan’s tax-to-GDP ratio not very low as compared to other regional countries’

NUST urges business community to share problems with universities

Business remains stable on cotton market

Energy tariffs: increase the denominator

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Covid-19 boosts Pakistan's e-commerce sector

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

IPPsDecision on GIDC: APTMA will file review petition in court

Date:  August 15, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

PM hopeful about emergence of ‘developed, industrial Pakistan’

WB advises State Bank to revisit export credit schemes

Wind power producers agree to increase plant terms by five years

GIDC verdict

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

PM greets nation on signing accord with IPPs: ‘Difficult days over, future is brighter’

Huge relief soon as changes made to PPAs with IPPs

FBR unearths huge sales tax evasion

Rs233 billion COLLECTION: Sales tax on services post 15pc growth in FY2020

Women entrepreneurs complete training on export of their products

Ease in coronavirus curbs: British Airways’ first flight takes off from Pakistan

BUSINESS RECORDER

Power Generation Policy 1994, Govt, majority of IPPs sign settlement pacts

DGI&I Faisalabad unearths huge ST evasion

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Govt, IPPs reach deal to 'slash energy cost'

BA flights resume as Covid curbs ease

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

IPPs agreed to provide concessions in the Power policies of 1994 & 2002

Industrialist arrested in tax evasion of corors

Date:  August 14, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

SC asks govt to recover Rs400bn GIDC dues

Govt, power producers agree to reduce project returns, share savings

SBP unveils mechanism to pay for global digital services

Stocks shed 180 points on GIDC decision

Reserves fall

SC again blasts KE over loadshedding in metropolis

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Supreme Court dismisses all petitions, appeals against GIDC levy

Private sector credit growth turns negative in July

FBR warns taxpayers of penal action for not updating profile

Supreme Court verdict likely to sap fertiliser sector’s energy

SEZs recommended for final approval

State Bank simplifies digital services’ payments for firms

Rupee gains further

BUSINESS RECORDER

SC declares levy valid

IPPs set up under 2002 policy, govt sign MoU

Cotton spot rate rises by Rs50 to Rs8350

Digital service providers, SBP allows businesses to make instant payments

PLGMEA urges airlines to reduce freight charges

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Supreme Court dismisses pleas challenging GIDC levy

SBP facilitates businesses in making instant payments

Foreign exchange, SBP reserves fall $73m to $12.47b

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Federation find out way to end load-shedding, K-Electric just getting money from the peoples of Karachi


Date:  August 13, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Large-scale manufacturing shrinks 10.17pc in FY20

Alternative energy policy unveiled

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

PM Imran Khan forms NCC on SMEs to boost businesses in Pakistan

LSM shrinks 10.2 percent in FY2020

FBR says national tax authority needs political consensus

8th FPCCI awards in Sept

UK economy slips into deepest recession with record 20.4pc contraction

Gold prices down Rs6,100/tola

Bank holiday

BUSINESS RECORDER

NCC on SMEs constituted

LSMIs output down 10.17pc YoY

FPCCI rejects handing over of taxpayers' monitoring to LTU

ADB allowed to launch PKR-linked bonds

Monitoring of remittances through NITB, SBP gives go ahead for setting up of int'l payment gateway

Noorani terms 3pc VAT on PFY unfair

Bullish trend witnessed on cotton market

Less developed areas, Release of WFF funds demanded for carrying out projects

Private sector investment

Gold shows record fall

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

LSM sector shrinks 10.2% in last fiscal year

Construction sector, SMEs growth top priority: PM

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

National Coordination Committee established for progress of business, Hammad Azhar will be Chairman

Record plummeted in the price of Gold by Rs.6100

Plummeted in the value of dollar by 19 paisas


Date:  August 12, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Rupee becoming ‘valueless’, warns apex chamber

FY20 sees fiscal deficit at 8.1pc

Moody’s changes outlook of five banks to stable

KE comes under fire in Supreme Court over loadshedding, deaths from electrocution

Habitual complainants in ‘monetary disputes’: FBR seeks police help to trace tax evaders

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Special taxation measures stressed to support textile sector’s competitiveness amid Covid-19

FPCCI terms rupee fall mysterious amid improving current account

The blame games

Supreme Court orders Nepra to conduct complete audit of K-Electric

SNGPL, easypaisa to collaborate

Sindh, FBR fail to resolve WHT collection on motor vehicles

Punjab sets two-week deadline to stop use of polythene bags

Gold prices fall Rs2,900/tola

BUSINESS RECORDER

Export responses to RER depreciations lower: WB

PKR-linked ADB bonds, MoF ‘accepts’ SBP conditions

Int’l imports and exports, FBR expands ‘Single Window’ project to whole country

Five banks, Moody’s confirms ‘B3’ and ‘Caa1’ ratings

SC to announce its reserved judgment on GIDC tomorrow

FPCCI chief urges govt to control volatility of rupee against dollar

SDPI dialogue, ‘Appropriate taxation measures may enhance textile business, boost exports’

IT refund cases of Rs50m, Field formations directed to give lists by 16th

Senate body advises SSGC to revisit extraction deal with JJVL

FBR suspends 10 more officers

Business remains stable on cotton market

Gold nosedives

Vehicle registration, Sindh E&T introduces online verification

New shipping policy

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Tax measures needed to support Pakistan's textile sector

FBR’s tax refunds swell to Rs578 billion

Govt restricts budget deficit to Rs3.4tr

Egypt envoy ready to ‘go extra mile’ to boost trade with Pakistan

SC orders cases against KE for electrocution deaths

Gold price dips Rs2,900

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

SNGPL introduced bill payment option through Easy-Paisa

SC will announce the decision on GIDC tomorrow

Date:  August 11, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Sindh to face gas shortage next year: minister

‘Rs232bn refunds pending’

‘Pakistan can add $12bn to its export proceeds by 2024’

Improved gas, power supply to Karachi assured

Pak Suzuki raises pickup prices

Gold rate falls

Emirates to expand its service in Pakistan

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

FBR asked to form body to examine, solve refund related issues

FBR decides to take action against corrupt, incompetent elements

ITC, World Bank report: Trade regulations hard to comply for half of Pak exporters

Smart lockdown strategy proved beneficial for businesses: ICCI president

WHT collection on non-cash banking transactions fall 40 percent in July

State Bank expands loan limits for small borrowers

Emirates to ramp up flight operations to Pakistan

Gold prices down Rs3,000/tola

BUSINESS RECORDER

‘Refund Fund’ being created for speedy payment

Pakistan can increase exports by $12bn: report

Smart lockdown strategy proved beneficial for businesses: traders

At least 2 factors adversely impacting KE’s performance

MoC to constitute 10 new members of EDF Board

FBR sets up ‘IPMU’ to address complaints against taxmen

Sindh govt ends Covid-19 lockdown across province

SPI records 0.06pc decline WoW

NKATI announces election schedule

Cotton spot rate rises by Rs50 to Rs8300

Gold slumps

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Traders struggle with barriers

Businessmen hail smart lockdown strategy

Dawood stresses completing PRMI on time

Rupee slides to 168.38 in inter-bank market

SBP enhances loan limits to Rs3m

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Omer Ayoub assured to resolve the problems of Industries. Shaikh Omer

Decided to take stick action against corrupt elements in FBR

Emirates announced to start 60 flights weekly for Pakistan

Total production of cotton may be reduced

Plummeted of Rs.3000 in the price of gold

Value of dollar surged by 51 paisas

Date:  August 10, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Karachi power situation set to aggravate

Chinese companies launch pilot projects of driverless taxis

Govt of Pakistan “Ad”

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Corona lockdown ends today

High energy tariffs: SMEs on verge of collapse

Uninterrupted power supply to people of Karachi: Sindh governor says he will not tolerate slackness

BUSINESS RECORDER

Import of raw materials, Commissioners IR exercising discretionary powers

Monthly fuel price adjustment, Nepra increases tariff

Global market, Incentive schemes vital to keep industry competitive: SCCI chief

Weekly Cotton Review, Market witnesses bullish trend

Prices of essential food items remain high

KE extends date

PTEA Ad, “We appreciate Prime Minister Imran Khan”

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Pakistan's low productivity and the way out

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

SBP Scheme, more than 6 trillion loan deferred for one year

Excise department of Sindh has provided facility to check out how many vehicles registered on each CNIC

K-Electric extended the last date of bill deposit


Date:  August 09, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Power tariff increased under fuel adjustment charges

Duration of electricity interruption much higher in Pakistan: WB

Moody`s reaffirms Pakistan credit rating

SCCI demands package for exporters

USAID Small and Medium Enterprise Activity “Challenge Fund”

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

FBR to separate audit, enforcement, legal functions in LTUs

Pakistan retains Moody’s B3 rating with stable outlook

Rupee may stay range-bound

Cotton gains as ginning operations restart

Spinning the stats to save their face

BUSINESS RECORDER

Textile exporters SBP to start crediting duty drawbacks from Sept 1: Dawood

Moody’s upgrades outlook, maintains B3 rating

50pc revenue collected thru levies at import stage

New shipping policy termed excellent step

Sima Kamil appointed as deputy governor SBP

Business remains stable on cotton market

Protecting exports

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

South Africa keen to enhance trade with Pakistan

NEPRA raises power tariff for Aug, Sept

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Cost of electricity surged for last 5 months & reduced for 3 months, implementation will be on current month bills

FPCCI expressed their concern on new method of collection of custom duty by NBP


Date:  August 08, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Karachi industrialists halve production as workers stay at home amid downpour

New shipping policy unveiled to attract private sector

Govt to resume international flights from all airports on 9th

‘Loadshedding to continue if high-loss areas not improved’

Gold price continues to spiral

PTA, PUBLIC NOTICE

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Commerce Ministry making hectic efforts to get Textile Policy 2020-25 approved from ECC

Exporters for continuation of concessionary electricity, gas tariffs

Under-invoicing, over-invoicing, mis-declaration: Pakistan Customs intensifies operation against importers

Sales tax collection on domestic supplies surges 77pc in July

UK-Pakistan virtual business conference on August 10: Javed Malik

Rare rains likely to suppress cotton output this year

BUSINESS RECORDER

New shipping policy offers incentives to private sector

PHMA submits proposals for Textile Policy 2020-25

PM for introducing system based on reward & punishment

Cotton market remains stable

Gold priceskyrockets yet again

Businesses allowed to reopen

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Govt offers raft of incentives to boost shipping sector

Illango calls for political consensus on economic reforms

Crops thrive under latest spell of rains

Gold price surges but local demand flat

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Permission granted to restore International Flights operation on all Airports

Cost of per tola gold reached Rs.132,500

Date:  August 06, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Business confidence plummets further, survey shows

Customs rules amended to promote transshipment of goods

FPCCI fumes as Lahore admin shuts down meeting

Gold reaches new peak of Rs128,700 per tola

PIA to partially resume flights to UK from 14th

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

FBR fails to launch return forms for tax year 2020

Shipping lines face mandatory indemnity bonds

Foreign investors bet on policy decisions to overcome challenges

State Bank surpasses annual milestones of financial inclusion

Punjab industries allowed to work round-the-clock

Yarn makers seek duty withdrawal

Gold rallies to all-time high of Rs128,700/tola, gains 46pc in 2020

BUSINESS RECORDER

July trade figures, Ministry, PBS not on the same page

FBR to abolish 30 to 40 more WHTs

BCI Survey, Business confidence stands at 50pc negative: OICCI

Business confidence – mixed signals

PM urged to withdraw duty on polyester yarn

No taxes, duties on transshipment of goods through Pakistan

Business remains stable on cotton market

PIA to resume UK flight operation by 14th

Inflation on the rise

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Business confidence declines in Pakistan

Punjab allows businesses to run 24/7

Gold price shoots to new peak

PIA to resume UK operations from Aug 14

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

Gold reached on its historic peak, cost of per tola Rs.128700

Dollar exceeds from Rs.168

Date:  August 05, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Exports rebound after four months of decline

NSS rates raised by up to 36bps

UNMATCHED SERVICES OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC BY BOARD OF REVENUE GOVERNMENT OF SINDH

APTMA AD,

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

Pakistan exports witness 5.8pc growth

Trade deficit narrows 15pc in July as exports rebound

Businessmen call for renewed trade arrangements with UK

FBR top guns reject proposed reforms

RTO-II Karachi July collection up 42pc

Gold rates up Rs400/tola

Rain emergency declared across Sindh

BUSINESS RECORDER

Cabinet told, Exports suffer dearly in Q4FY20 due to Covid-19

July exports post 5.8pc growth YoY

IAF, PRGMEA urge govt to exempt cotton yarn from taxes, duties

RTO Karachi surpasses revenue target for July

Filing of simplified salary return form, FBR will soon release video tutorial

Karachi should be handed over to Army for five years: Teli

Cotton spot rate rises by Rs100 to Rs8200

TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Pending solutions: SBP, FBR reforms to take time

Pakistan's exports rise after 4 months of decline

Garments association: Call to restore zero-rated regime

CDNS raises profit rates on saving certificates

Gold surges to Rs123,900 per tola

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

SBP & FBR will take lime for reforms

In July exports in dollar are 1 billion 99 coror & 80 lacs

Karachi Chamber demanded to hand over Karachi for 5 years to Army

It is likely to loss of 5800 billion dollar to world economy due to corona

Date:  August 04, 2020

DAWN NEWS PAPER

Food, fuel prices drive inflation to 9.3pc in July

THE NEWS INTERNATIONAL

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TRIBUNE NEWS PAPER

Inflation rises 9.3% in July

Inter-bank market Rupee weakens against dollar

EXPRESS NEWS PAPER

In the month of July Inflation surged & reached 9.3 percent

Cotton production in Sindh has exceeded from 100% as compared to Punjab

Value of dollar surged by 45 paisas

SBP facilitates businesses in making instant payments