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DATE JANUARY   31 , 2019

DAWN NEWS

Reforms planned to ease business regulations

Senate panel rejects three key proposals of finance bill

Pakistan certifies first organic cotton bale

Shipowners demand removal of freight tax

Chamber, builders slam demolition notices

Monetary policy today

Karachi demolitions

THE NEWS

Corporate tax cut from 47 to 16pc

Subsidy on Haj lawful: CII

Only one percent Pakistanis pay taxes: FBR

EAC members protest Finance Ministry’s laxity

Pakistani school on lowest, Indian on top ranking in Dubai

Putting industrialisation on the front burner

Wasted water

Visa revenue

BUSINESS RECORDER

Dawood speaks about government”s focus on ease of doing business

PM vows textile sector”s revival

LSM growth shrinks by 1.7 percent in Q1-FY19

Massive increase in Hajj fares likely

Subsidy on Hajj permissible: CII

Comprehensive plan on FBR restructuring chalked out: PM informed

Demolition of buildings: FPCCI, ABAD urge SC to review decision

Ogra suggests lowering of POL products’ prices for February

Visa-on-arrival step

Imran’s travels: More than meets the eye?

 DAILY JANG

Business tax 16 instead of 47, tax payment through online, company registration through one window, special attention should be given towards collection from tax thieves. Govt

Issue of Rs200 billion towards gas infrastructure development charges resolved. Ministry Petroleum

Economic Structural Reforms Unavoidable

 DAILY EXPRESS

Instruction to bring tax evaders into tax net , F.B.R should give special attention on tax thieves. Prime Minister

Real Estate sector become source of Tax evasion

Report of State Bank with Regard to Economy

DATE : JANUARY   30 , 2019

DAWN NEWS

Pakistan’s score on graft perception index up by one point

Taxes on solar, wind power equipment may be waived to boost production

Trade deficit to shrink by $5-6bn, claims Dawood

Macro adjustment to continue, warns SBP

Pakistan needs to take tough decisions: DFID

Duty payment procedure on mobile phones notified

Board hints at further fiscal tightening

5,000 garment workers sacked in BD over strikes

Trade between Pakistan, Philippines needs boost, says ambassador

THE NEWS

SBP first quarterly report: Achieving 6.2pc growth unlikely

Pakistan needs structural reforms: UK DFID

Corruption Perception Index 2018: Pakistan, India score a point each; ranking unchanged

Lowering BP cuts risk of cognitive impairment

Tax and the IMF

Government eyes $6 billion cut in trade deficit, refuses subsidy to sugar millers

Central bank to unveil monetary policy on Thursday

FBR allows mobile registration for international travelers

No compass, no map, no will

BUSINESS RECORDER

Likely policy changes tail off investor confidence

Dawood predicts $5-6 billion decline in trade deficit by FY19-end

first quarter budgetary borrowings fall to multi-year low: SBP

INTERVIEW: Country needs to come out with own strategy: UK DFID”s chief economist

Omar assumes charge of FD’s special secretary

Government urged to allow expats to open dollar accounts

FBR issues new procedure for mobile devices imported illegally

Customs to levy 22-30pc tax on import of mobile devices by mid-Feb

Filing of revised return, FBR asked to decide taxpayer’s plea before expiry deadline

Governor hints at new employment-friendly labour law

MPS - another U-turn?             

The notorious ‘black list’

IMF interaction

DAILY JANG

Industrial development & Govt expenditure reduced target of 6.2% will not be achieved, Govt’s attentions is towards economic stability. State Bank Report

Pakistan India stands one point each in corruption ranking stands. Transparency

Loss custom revenue will be compensated through sales tax. Advisor Commerce

Online system introduced for payment of tax on mobile phone registration

Trend increased of tourist visiting Pakistan

DAILY EXPRESS

Option of privatization, lease & self-operation of Steel Mill under consideration. Razzak Dawood

Inflation out of control target of Economic growth will not be achievable. State Bank

Ministry of Finance and planning is against increase in interest rate

DATE: JANUARY 29 , 2019

DAWN NEWS

Centre, federating units to resume NFC talks next month

Qureshi urges foreign countries to lift travel curbs on Pakistan

Sindh CM calls for revisiting NFC award’s criteria

Senate adopts panel report seeking travel blacklist abolition

Govt imposes moratorium on new oil marketing companies

FTA with United States difficult, says Dawood

Asad assures businessmen of all-out govt support

FBR invites proposals for next budget

Dubai airport retains top global spot for 5th year

Commercial use

Minister says razing residential buildings on converted, amenity plots ‘not possible’

THE NEWS

IMF softens many demands: Asad Umar

Pakistan’s external financing drops by 60pc

TDAP advocates lobbying free trade agreement with Australia

Pakistan to tap overseas nationals for funds to revive economy

Profit, dividend repatriation drops 37pc to $759.5mln in H1

Shifting the paradigm from revenue generation to job creation

Easy visas

BUSINESS RECORDER

Budget FY 2019-20: all taxes to be clubbed into one tax: Umar

Legal framework”s overhaul sought: CCP recommends setting up of real estate regulatory body

Pakistan, Iran to hold talks on FTA next month

FBR”s tax policy for real estate sector unfair: CCP

Yawar elected PBC chairman

FY20 Budget: FBR seeks taxation proposals from taxmen, traders

MPS on Thursday

Exports will hit all-time high in 2019, claims Dawood

22 Pakistani exhibitors to participate in Paris fair

National Tax Conference to be held in March

Govt urged to resolve GIDC issue

Pakistan receives $2.313bn foreign assistance in 1HFY 2018-19

Prospects for bruised economy are dim

Appraisal of the ‘mini-budget’

Asad Umar will be Imran Khan’s Ishaq Dar?

New visa policy, Business leaders see growing tourism, trade

Tourism needs a plan

Promissory notes to the rescue

Opposition slams govt over ‘blacklist’ on airports

SECP AD, EASE OF DOING BUSSINESS

DAILY JANG

IMF softens conditions programme will be finalized soon, Finance Minister, no immediate relief for public, economy facing challenges trade with India for the time being not possible. Commerce Advisor

Foreign assistance for Pakistan reduced by 60%

Gas prices period of 10 year should be reviewed for 5 or 7 years

Need to transfer GIDC to provinces. Chief Minister Sindh

GIDC & sales tax on goods be given to provinces. Murtaza Wahab

DAILY EXPRESS

Uncertainty conditions end privates sector is strength of economy, businessmen should invest without fear Govt will give protection. Asad Umar 

Provinces should get permission to collect tax at its own. Chief Minister Sindh 


DATE JANUARY   28 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

 Govt imposes ban on import of furnace oil

 Haj charges to go up by 36pc, Senate panel told

 Visa on arrival

 Borrowing from SBP

 Illegal land use

 Economy and mini-budget

 If the ball isn’t dropped, this just might work

 Not cool, minister

 How Pakistan should meet clean energy challenges

 Firefighting is the new normal

 Mini-budget termed ‘anti-worker’

 The SBP Introduces a regulatory framework for authorized banks dealing in foreign exchange to mitigate the misuse of cross-border trade transactions for money laundering,  

THE NEWS

Pakistan wins investors back: PM

IMF seeks further taxation measures from Pakistan

UKPCCI comes apart     

Capital abuzz with rumours of presidential system

Govt borrowing from SBP during July-Dec Rs1.2tr, not Rs6.6tr

BUSINESS RECORDER

Rice, sugar and yarn: China likely to extend concessions

GIDC: government, litigants fail to reach settlement

Asad Umer’s Round Two

Private sector credit

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   DAILY JANG

 IMF demands Pakistan to make arrangement for more tax collection to increase income immediately

 F.B.R sought proposals on custom from all chamber of commerce for next fiscal year

 U.K PCCI divided on resignation & differences of office bearers

 19 Billion dollar projects completed conspiracy against CEPEC will not be allowed to become successful. China

 System of mobile phone online registration & tax payment ready

 Loan Oil

 DAILY EXPRESS

 

 


DATE JANUARY   26 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Visa-on-arrival facility extended to 50 countries: minister

Senate committee calls for abolishing travel blacklist

SBP gets final tranche of $1bn from S. Arabia

Diaspora bond to be launched on 31st

Govt borrowing from central bank jumps four-fold

Indirect taxes to be cut further, says Hammad

Labour abuse

Sindh Building Control Authority Public Notice

THE NEWS

Visas on arrival for 50 countries, e-visas for 175

Govt fails to recover taxes from properties’ owners, bank account holders

EAC member steps down

Growers demand end to tax-free cotton import

Will quit ministry, not to raze residential buildings, says Ghani

New industrial city to be established at Faisalabad

Pakistan receives final $1 billion tranche of Saudi support package

TECA must materialise to benefit Pakistan, Qatar: TDAP

Railways to launch elite train in March

Govt to generate trade activities’

The PTI’s economic strategy

BUSINESS RECORDER

BoP support by Saudi Arabia, UAE: Qatar refuses to follow suit, however

Visa policy aimed at boosting tourism unveiled

Pakistan Friday announced a new visa policy to introduce on-arrival visas for the

Saudi Arabia releases third and last $1 billion tranche

RPOs against all claims: Refund bonds must be issued by February 14, taxmen told

FPCCI VP hopes govt will resolve GIDC issue

LCCI hails ‘mini-budget’

Free Trade Agreement: Pak-China talks likely in February: Dagha

EFP criticises government’s ‘reforms package’

No tax amnesty under study: five-year tax and tariff plan to be unveiled soon: minister

The Qatar angle

The ‘mini-budget’

Don’t harass honest taxpayers

   DAILY JANG

Govt will announce next week midterm economic framework. Hammad Azhar

1000 Plots identified converted into commercial in city within 15 years

Finance bill, F.B.R’s officers jurisdiction increased

One more member Sakhib Sherani of E.A.C resigned

Map & N.O.C of buildings on converted plots also put on hold

 DAILY EXPRESS

E-Visa for 175 countries on arrival visa facility to 50, business visa extended up to 96 countries. outline of policy

S.B.C.A permission certificate converted from residential into commercial stands cancelled

F.B.R sought proposals on customs from chamber & associations

Doing business friendly environment being made for economic development. Secretary Commerce

Sugarcane juice is national drink of Pakistan

 


DATE JANUARY   25, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

No panic over IMF bailout package: Asad

Cabinet approves merger of all media regulatory bodies

Controversy over new clause in mini-budget

Senate opposition rejects mini-budget

Honda seeks lifting of 1,300cc limit for non-filers

Pakistan, Sri Lanka trade below its potential’

SC gives two weeks for report on how to restore city to its past glory

Anger-prone people more likely to have heart attacks’

THE NEWS

Money trail must for offshore assets’ owners: Asad

PM, COAS have one-on-one meeting

FBR, FIA asked not to harass those who availed amnesty scheme

Mini budget: many steps to materialise after July 1

Govt offers non-filers buying cars but jacks up registration rates

Govt compromised on documentation of economy’

PBC disapproves restoration of full and final tax regime for importers

Economic package a halfhearted relief for industry’

Sindh Building Control Authority Public Notice

BUSINESS RECORDER

Offshore assets: Amendment not amnesty scheme: Azhar

50 percent waiver in GIDC to settle outstanding dues approved

No new Rs 12 billion taxes imposed: FBR

Amnesty Scheme: Compliant traders must not be harassed, taxmen told

Reforms package’ a step in right direction, opine business leaders

FPCCI terms ‘mini-budget’ ‘a relief package’

FBR intelligensia not fair with govt on reform agenda’

APTMA terms ?mini-budget? investment-oriented

Mini-budget’ wasn’t as good as govt said it was

External sector woes

Car registration by non-filers, Exponential increase in advance tax proposed

   DAILY JANG

Do not harass who availed tax amnesty Prime Minister ordered

Federal Cabinet accord to form media regulatory authority relaxation in visa for 56 countries

Minibudget implementation on important announcements will be from 1st July 2019

Official forex reserves further reduced by 26 crore 50 lac dollar

1 Billion dollar received from U.A.E

Economic Reform Package

 DAILY EXPRESS

Economy put in the right direction will not bow in front of financial institutions. Finance Minister

Federal Cabinet speedy justice reforms in police relaxation in visa rules announced

930 Plots converted from residential to commercial between 204 – 2019

Positive message to industry through budget reforms. Siraj Kasim Teli

 


DATE JANUARY   24, 2019

DAWN NEWS

Mini-budget aims to revive business sentiment

Power tariff goes up by 57 paisa per unit

Human rights violations rampant in garment sector: report

Incentives to boost investment, says industry

Net revenue loss of Rs6.8bn in mini-budget as goodies doled out to business

Economic growth in Pakistan to slow down: UN

US hints at offering FTA for Islamabad’s help in Afghan talks

Nadra to develop software for keeping record of all foreigners

British Airways team to inspect arrangements at IIA

Beyond tweaks and turns

Dam fund

Impatient people

Plan to produce energy with garbage

THE NEWS

PTI presents corrective package

FBR tax collection target of Rs4,398 bn kept unchanged

Plan to collect tax on offshore assets

Withholding tax on bank transactions waived off for filers

Tax rate for expensive mobiles increased

Investment driven economic reforms

Storing oil and gas

SBCA plans operation

No break for the broken as long as budgets remain inflationary

Tax bars upbeat on economic outlook

BUSINESS RECORDER

Refund bonds” carrying 10 percent annual profit to be issued

Government to suffer revenue loss of Rs 7 billion

Supplementary Finance Bill, Mixed reaction from business community

Finance Bill, 2019, A shift from consumer economy to industrial economy, say traders

Lack of trade policy main cause of crippling trade imbalance, says BMP

PBC hails economic reforms package

Corporate sector least bothered about tax reforms’

One-window operation facility announced for investors

Over-optimistic export projections

Industrial policy: it’s all about competitiveness

   DAILY JANG

Limit reduced to withdraw money from ATM card

Cash through promissory note will be available from bank

Fraud given in budget legal experts, Good result will be achieved

New tax worth Rs12 billion exemption of Rs6.8 billion

NEPRA approved enhancement of electric tariff by 0.57 paisa per unit  

 DAILY EXPRESS

Economic reform package placed not minibudget ready to take tough decisions if needed will go to IMF past Govt left behind billion of deficit loan. Finance Minister

Business and Industry will get boost through finance bill. Business Community

25% to 30% Tax on keeping property abroad

Net relief of Rs6.8 billion under the head of duty & taxes

Financial package Pakistan do not need IMF U.S Journal

 

 

DATE JANUARY   23, 2019

DAWN NEWS

PM seeks economic assistance package from Doha

Money laundering to be made non-bailable offence

Agreement signed for $3bn deposit from Abu Dhabi

Advance taxes give artificial boost to revenue collection: SAI

DPP, KCCI to form committee

Going solar

SC bans conversion of residential plots into commercial ones in Karachi

Sepa holds another ‘questionable’ public hearing

THE NEWS

UAE fund pledges $3 bn deposit to State Bank of Pakistan

Govt unveils mini-budget today

CPEC beneficial for Pakistan, China: Chinese envoy

Tax collection grows 250pc in July-December

UAE fund pledges $3 billion deposit to State Bank of Pakistan

DPP, KCCI form joint committee

SRB aims to achieve Rs120bln tax target

Pakistan turns to Gulf countries to keep economy afloat: WSJ

The importance of the 18th Amendment

Gloomy forecast

BUSINESS RECORDER

Special cabinet meeting

APTMA urges government to help revive growth of textile industry

SAI suggests no advance income taxes on filers

FPCCI, LCCI discuss economic situation

FCCI chief calls for withdrawal of RD on polyester, cotton yarn

Need for ensuring import and export of quality items stressed

Foreign investment decline

   DAILY JANG

Lift pistols or do anything, Karachi’s 40 year old face be restore by demolishing illegal buildings. Supreme Court

Can help in dialogue with IMF ruler of Qatar Prime Minister extended invitation to visit Pakistan & investment

WeBoc system of custom collapsed clearance frozen

Agreed to form joint committee of DPP & Karachi chamber

 DAILY EXPRESS

Report sought on 15 top investors in property

To Abolish GIDC on fertilizer sector under consideration

Step be taken on advance income tax issue. Site Association

Should be informed where revenue of Rs100 billion is being used. Siraj Kasim Teli

Supreme Court, restriction on use of residential plots for commercial use

 


DATE JANUARY   22, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Negative net revenue impact in mini-budget, says finance ministry

Raising revenues essential to stabilise economy: IMF

Pilot project to detect power theft through mobile phones launched

Used car restrictions

Withholding tax

Rs3.5 billion workers' welfare fund released

THE NEWS

Government decides to develop 130,000 acres for Gwadar Port City

Govt may abolish duty on 150 to 250 items in mini-budget

Fitch says SBP likely to devalue rupee in coming months

IMF lowers growth forecast for Pakistan, region

Pakistan, Turkey FTA to increase trade

Economic reforms: Part-XXXXIII

Very rich people

BUSINESS RECORDER

PM in Qatar to export manpower, correct LNG deal

Mini-budget”: Tax managers mull over incentive package

Fitch sees further depreciation of PKR

Growth likely to stay subdued: IMF

First half FY19: Credit to private sector exceeds record Rs 6 trillion

FTA may enhance Pak-Turkey trade: BMP

Transfer of immovable property

Trade deficit: some respite

Bangladesh’s second LNG terminal to start in March

Jazz Pakistan to launch project for reducing power theft

   DAILY JANG

Minibudget will be placed tomorrow, reform package & finance supplementary bill finalized

Delay in tax return citizen, deprived of filer facility for last few months

Imposition of GIDC In gas bills is unfair. Ikhtiar Baig

Restoration of economy is the 1st priority. President Arif Alvi

 DAILY EXPRESS

Aim of Minibudget is to enhance Govts revenue. Report

GIDC is unnecessary in gas bills. Mirza Ikhtiar Baig

Department of Plant Protection announced formation of special committee for importers & exporters 


DATE JANUARY   21, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Holding company to fix bleeding SOEs

Time to set SBP’s objective straight

Higher manufacturing loans show the sector is struggling

End the dam fund

Property taxation

Punjab textile millers agree to negotiate the Gas Infrastructure, The Government Orders immediate clearance of about Rs36bn

THE NEWS

 Holding company to fix bleeding SOEs

Time to set SBP’s objective straight

Higher manufacturing loans show the sector is struggling

End the dam fund

Property taxation

Punjab textile millers agree to negotiate the Gas Infrastructure, The Government Orders immediate clearance of about Rs36bn

BUSINESS RECORDER

FED on telecom services on the cards?

PIA’s Barcelona–Paris flight takes off from Sialkot

PBIF urges govt to take concrete steps to avoid FATF’s action

Loan sharks

A boost in FDI

   DAILY JANG

China will give grant of 1 billion dollar to Pakistan during next 3 years. Federal Minister Khusro Bakhtiyar

Hurdles in doing business in Pakistan


 DAILY EXPRESS

Decision to enhance custom & regulatory duty on expensive cars & luxury items

 


DATE JANUARY   19, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

OUTSOURCING OF POWER DUES RECOVERY UNDER CONSIDERATION

OVER 100,000KG HUMAN HAIR EXPORTED TO CHINA

RAIDING ‘BENAMIDARS’

WHITHER PIA

SHOOTING THE MESSENGER

USED CAR IMPORTS JOLTED AS GOVT REVIVES RESTRICTIONS

COTTON PRODUCTION DECLINES 7.7PC

FBR DETECTS OVER RS14BN SALES TAX EVASION

FILERS TO BE EXEMPTED FROM WHT ON CASH WITHDRAWALS

PTBA SEEKS REMOVAL OF SECTION 182A

FOUR KEY AREAS UNDER CPEC PRIORITISED

THE NEWS

 BUSINESS MOGULS TO FORM CPEC ADVISORY COUNCIL

 ECONOMY HEADING TOWARDS BANKRUPTCY, WARNS PASHA

 DAMS FUND TAKES A PLUNGE AFTER CJP’S RETIREMENT

 BIG TEST FOR PM IMRAN

 DAVOS ECONOMIC SUMMIT: PM SKIPPING ‘ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE’ OF PRIVATE-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP

 CLOSING YIELD GAPS MAY BOOST ECONOMY, RURAL DEVELOPMENT

 MORE MONETARY TIGHTENING SEEN AHEAD AS PIBS YIELDS STEEPEN

 EYEING TRADE EXPANSION, A GERMAN BETS PAKISTAN CAN BEAT THE ODDS

 OVER 10.4MLN BALES REACH GINNERIES

BUSINESS RECORDER

 BAILOUT TALKS CONTINUING, SAYS IMF OFFICIAL

PM FOR FORMING CPEC BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL

BANK LEVY FILERS MAY GET MAJOR TAX RELIEF

KCCI HOPES GOVT WILL INCORPORATE CHAMBER’S SUGGESTION IN MINI-BUDGET

CANADIAN HC FOR TRADE RELATIONS WITH PAKISTAN

SUPPLY OF RLNG TO PUNJAB INDUSTRIAL, CNG SECTORS TO RESUME TODAY

INDIA’S RICHEST MAN TO BATTLE AMAZON, WALMART IN E-COMMERCE

PERSONAL BAGGAGE, TOR, GIFT SCHEMES

GOVT URGED TO MAKE FBR AUTONOMOUS ON SBP?S PATTERN

GOVT URGED TO TAKE STEPS FOR MAKING TEXTILE INDUSTRY COMPETITIVE GLOBALLY

FBR RECEIVES 240,343 LESS TAX RETURNS FOR TY18

   DAILY JANG

DECISION TO FORM CEPEC ADVISORY COUNCIL COMPRISING BUSINESS PERSONALITIES WESTERN ROUTES WOULD BE GIVEN PREFERENCE IMRAN KHAN

LUGGAGE SCANNING CHARGE IMPOSED AT DEHLI AIRPORT FROM 1ST FEBRUARY

F.B.R SOUGHT HELP FROM LAW MINISTRY ON RESTORATION OF TAX ON MOBILE BALANCE

CONDITIONS GONE BAD DUE TO VISIBLE SHORTFALL IN INCOME TAX HAFEEZ PASHA

INDUSTRIAL ESTATES OF ENTIRE SINDH CONVERTED INTO RUIN DUE TO NON DEVELOPMENT WORK

ECONOMIC INDICATORS REMAINS POSITIVE IN FIRST QUARTER MINISTRY OF FINANCE

PUNJAB SUPPLY OF GAS TO CNG STATIONS INDUSTRIES AND DOMESTIC CONSUMERS STOPPED

 DAILY EXPRESS

MINISTRY OF FINANCE SHOULD PLACE AFTER 10 DAYS MACRO ECONOMIC FRAME WORK PRIME MINISTER

CIGARETTE AND MOBILE PHONE AND IMPORTED GOODS LIKELY TO BECOME EXPENSIVE

TO STOP ELECTRIC THEFT SPECIAL METERS AND ABC WIRES WILL BE INSTALLED

INTERNATIONAL EXPORT PAKISTAN SHARE REMAINS AT 0.15%

 


DATE JANUARY   18, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Effluent-plagued rivers expose people to health hazards

RLNG supply to industry, CNG sector suspended

Google pays tribute to father of Pakistani cricket

Current account deficit shrinks by 4.4pc

SBP reserves fall to almost 5-year low

Advertisement of Pakistan Banks’ Association, Your bank account’s safety is in your own hands! 

THE NEWS

 Budget deficit exposes govt’s austerity drive: Miftah

 Govt still to fill in key foreign posts

 Finance Ministry projects negligible current account deficit

 Withholding tax

 Civil society, MPAs to help implement human rights laws together

 Govt mulls incentives to reward income tax filers

 Current account deficit sharply widens 37.3 percent to $1.660 billion in December

 SNGPL cuts gas supply to industry, CNG sector

 Pakistan’s economic confidence falls sharply: ACCA

 Policy revision amendments notified

 Forex reserves drop to $13.489bln

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Government removes names of Bilawal, Murad from ECL: Upcoming ‘mini-budget’ termed ‘reform package’

Government has little appetite for austerity: Fitch Solutions

Precarious state of economy

December current account deficit up 37 percent MoM

FDI, forex buildup: ABC for allowing international insurers to operate

Boost in FDI hailed

Taxmen get arrest warrants for employee, employer

PTEA for an out-of-court resolution of GIDC issue

Industrial sector: LCCI urges government to restore gas supply

UBG demands incentives for gearing up economic activities

Government urged to help resolve GIDC issues

Government urged to take steps for FTA with Turkey

FBR urged to simplify procedure for filing IT returns and payment

Mechanism for auditing late filers proves hard nut to crack for FBR

Looming debt trap

Spurt in home remittances

Post-18th Amendment fiscal challenges

   DAILY JANG

Loan taken in 5 years is equal to loan taken in 71 years

Ban likely to be lifted in minibudget on purchase of new cars by non-filers

Forex reserves stands at 13 billion 48 crore dollar

Good news of gas

Record reduction in foreign investment 

 DAILY EXPRESS

Decision to give access to F.B.R to reach at citizens root

Paperwork on U.A.E financial package of 3 billion dollars completed

Electricity be made expensive by 0.64 paisa per unit, distribution companies

Ministry of Finance claims against realities revealed in high power consultative meeting on minibudget

 

 


DATE JANUARY   17, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

PM Khan forms committee to boost trade with Turkey

Discos seek 64-paisa hike in tariff

Foreign direct investment jumps 17pc in December

Uptick in textile exports

FPCCI urges govt to resolve GIDC issue

LSM shrinks 0.6pc in November

The ILO and Pakistan

Moved by the numbers

CNIC copy

Expert presents 12 points to ‘bring country out of economic crisis’

THE NEWS

 FDI plunges 19.2pc in July-Dec

 Pakistanis’ properties in Dubai: Pakistan couldn’t get actionable info

 Third party can join CPEC: Asad

 Govt asked to abolish duty withdrawal on cotton import

 FBR working on proposals to slap RD on luxury items

 Electricity still being produced with furnace oil

 Govt implements IMF system for releasing GDP growth figures quarterly

 Crisis of energy

 Textile sector exports post dismal growth of 0.68 percent

 FBR slaps 10pc fine on clearance of unregistered mobile phones

 When betting export incentives, play the percentages right

 Govt urged to resolve GIDC issue

 PCJCCI plans to attract investment

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Karkey case posing ””attachment”” threat to assets abroad: Cabinet meets today

OECD mechanism: Details of 50,000 foreign bank accounts received: FBR

July-December exports witness 2.19 percent increase

ECC urged to review gas diversion decision

Imported vehicles: payment of duty, taxes in forex made mandatory

Is corruption Pakistan’s biggest problem?

Govt indebted to friendly countries for their help: Umar

KATI urges govt not to transfer DC Korangi

LCCI chief calls for private sector’s representation in policy-making

Cellphones’ import declines by 3.31pc in 1H

FPCCI demands govt to resolve GIDC issue

Asad, between rock and a hard place

Darkening Skies’

   DAILY JANG

Foreign investment reduced by 77% during 6 months, Rs2.75 billion gone out of market. State Bank of Pakistan

Last time went to friendly countries for help, India can be included in CEPEC if desire. Finance Minister

Discovery of gas field likely from Sindh biggest like sui

Saudi Prince will announce billion dollar of investments during visit to Pakistan. Saudi Envoy

Rs1.62 per unit price of electricity increased exports and agriculture sector got relief

Indian origin Indra Noy can become world bank president. U.S Journal

F.B.R Faced shortfall of revenue target of Rs158 billion during 1st 6 months

Import Export Facilities    

 DAILY EXPRESS

F.B.R detected 50,000 of shore bank accounts of Pakistanis

Industries facing threat due to wrong methods in industrial sector. Athar Ahmed

1st half of 6 months foreign direct investment reduced by 77%  restricted to 90 crore dollar

Saudia imposed Rs2000 tax on Ummrah pilgrims, tickets also expensive

Govt should resolve outstanding of GIDC. F.P.C.C.I

Economy will be made strong no foreign programme will be needed. Asad Umar

 


DATE JANUARY   16, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Govt doesn’t seem serious about building dams, complains CJP

ECC allows duty-free cotton imports

2019 to be year of industrial cooperation between China and Pakistan’

Aptma agrees to out-of-court settlement of GIDC issue

Search begins for new chief statistician

Unregistered cellphones allowed to function for 10 more days

THE NEWS

 Nai Gaj Dam case: ‘You people can’t work,’ CJP tells Asad Umar

 Despite Nepra’s instructions.....: K-Electric fails to install ToU meters

 Rs15 bn for waste water treatment plant in Faisalabad

 Cotton factory reduced to ashes

 LTU Karachi collects Rs587bln in first half of 2018/19

 ECC ties car imports to duty payment in foreign currency

 China to check CPEC security arrangements

 Saudi-Pakistani trade mission starts in Jeddah

 How bad working conditions breed social unrest

 Missing leadership

 More budgeting

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Import of cotton: Withdrawal of duties, sales tax approved by ECC

Ease of doing business: Amendments to policy order also accorded sanction

Settlement of GIDC: APTMA Punjab agrees to negotiate government’s proposal

PBIF hopes PTI government will turn economy around

China shares customs shipment data with Pakistan: FPCCI

Sluggish growth in bank deposits

Import compression and taxation

   DAILY JANG

73% Ahram imported by Saudi Arabia was beyond standard and not bacteria proof

Senate standing committee registration date for imported mobile phone extended

Economic coordination committee, tax on imported vehicles have to be given in foreign currency, tax on imported cotton abolished  

 DAILY EXPRESS

Minibudget not for increasing tax but will be for enhancing exports. Asad Umar

 


DATE JANUARY   15, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Minister says govt will uphold LNG contract with Qatar

Senators question legal status of black list

Launching new airline easier than reviving PIA’

Will resolve KCIP issues, Asad assures industrialists

Govt borrows Rs113bn in just one week

Bangladesh garment workers reject pay rise, stage protests

Economic transparency

Optimising investment

Pain in left hand

THE NEWS

Qatar to be approached for revision in LNG prices

Mini budget: Govt may adjust budget deficit target to 5.5pc

SC asks Omar Ayub: Are IPP accords in country’s interest or not?

ICST backs PM’s efforts to revive economy

Elusive economic stability

Withholding tax collection rises 14 percent to Rs1.128 billion

Overseas chamber recommends autonomy for FBR

Biometric authentication of bank accounts to help curb money laundering and terrorist financing’

Alternate power policy within two months

Tax credit facility demanded 

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Saudi Arabia to invest $10 billion, says petroleum minister

Oil, gas companies” directors to be hired through ads

Rs 36 billion refund claims: ECC may mull amendments to DLTL scheme today

Doing business: WB prepares preliminary recommendations

Zero-rated sectors: PWMA seeks clarity on special utility tariff

PHMA for including Proprietorship & AOP at par with company

Immovable property transfer: builders seek amendment to Finance Act for lifting ban

Trade relations with Saudi Arabia: President expresses satisfaction

FIA asked to mention law under individuals placed on black list

Medium-term budgetary framework

Surge in indebtedness

   DAILY JANG

E.C.C Important meeting will be held today, taxes & duty likely to be abolished on export of various items

Shortfall of electricity in the country ends 14500 megawatts available

Govt has to increase budget deficit target by 5.5%

Emirates reduced its flights on various routes for Pakistan

10 Days leave made compulsory for father on the birth of child law imposed

 DAILY EXPRESS

Textile sector demands amendments in income tax ordnance

E.C.C meeting will be held today 5 points agenda will be discussed

Exports will be increased due to Tax exemption on Raw Material & Accessories. T.M.A   

 


DATE JANUARY   14, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Mohmand dam’s launch shelved again amid row

Minister terms all previous budgets fake

Bangladesh garment workers clash with police over wages

Govt puts major CPEC power project on hold

Commission on water, sanitation asked to continue working

Currency management

Courts` vacations

THE NEWS

US-based economy expert brought twice to meet PM

Pakistan unlikely to be placed on FATF blacklist: Miftah

Sindh govt wants water commission to continue

Strikes roll on: BD garment workers clash with police

  BUSINESS RECORDER

No textile policy target achieved

Sales Tax Act 1990”: LHC strikes down amendment

Kashmir Solidarity Day: government declares 5th February as public holiday

Bangladesh garment manufacturers raise workers” pay amid further protests

Economic slowdown

Don’t put all the eggs in SBP’s basket

FATF: do more?

   DAILY JANG

2 Meetings of U.S Economic Experts held with Prime Minister

Minibudget mobile phone, big vehicles, lather items likely to become costly

Tax Free Minibudget

Enhance G.D.P growth rate

Role of Federation in Country’s Economy

 DAILY EXPRESS

Rs9.132 billion collected in dam fund till to date

Srilanka should abolish tariff hurdles. F.P.C.C.I

 


DATE JANUARY   12, 2019

DAWN NEWS

Medicine prices raised by up to 15pc

COAS tells businessmen to work for financial stability

Indian officials try to create problems for Pakistani team at FATF meeting

SC imposes Re1 per litre charge on mineral water, beverage firms

9th NFC reconstituted to disburse resources

FATF progress

A blessing in disguise?

Govt told to review policy on industrial plots’ conversion

Industries can reduce pollutants with in-house treatment techniques’

THE NEWS

Drugs go dearer by 15pc

COAS urges traders to capitalise on secure environment

Workers’ remittances deserve industry status

Ijaz Wasti appointed Chief Economist

OICCI opposes govt’s move to raise GST rate in mini budget

FBR likely to impose excise duty on cell phones

Govt likely to cut gas cess by 50pc to benefit fertiliser makers

Pakistan, Sri Lanka FTA discussed

Duty-free China markets access urged

Debt and denial                  

Economic slowdown

  BUSINESS RECORDER

IMF team meets tax officials

Traders heap praise on CoAS for peace in Karachi

January 15 deadline: Owners of non-activated mobile devices given option

Indian HC, Janjua discuss visa issues

Site industrial plots, Policy to regularise plots converted into commercial furnished

PM greets UBG’s victory in FPCCI polls

LCCI urges govt not to accept IMF's tough conditions

Inflation to rise with mini budgets announcement, opine experts

Awareness session on LTLD, DDT held at FCCI

Over 220 exhibitors take part in Frankfurt Fair

Remittances highly critical for our economy

   DAILY JANG

Businessmen community should avail benefit of peace, extend cooperation for economic stability. Army Chief

Motor registration smart card could not be issued in Sindh after lapse of one year

Trade deficit increased by Rs21 trillion 65 billion during 1st 6 months of current fiscal year

Supreme Court order to give Rs1/- per litre for use of under ground water

Economic self sufficiency is the only solution

 DAILY EXPRESS

Decision to introduce parcel export service for exporters

Instruction to revisit policy of conversing industrial plots into commercial

Positive Indicators of Country’s Economy

 


DATE JANUARY   11, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Asad rules out possibility of default on debt

Govt claims inflation rose by only 0.4pc in five months

German court brushes aside suit over Karachi factory fire

SBP says it advised banks to provide PTI bank accounts information to ECP

Heads of gas utilities appointed

Govt claims success against trade deficit as December data shows steep fall

Sri Lankan exporters hit by RD, says envoy

Remittances jump 10pc in six months

Sizing sector demands roll back of duty on starch

PA resolution warns Centre of protest against persistent gas shortage in Sindh

Setting up of six garbage stations, master plan for water distribution in city recommended

THE NEWS

Talks with IMF underway, no danger of default: Asad Umar

Govt decides to revise downward all macroeconomic targets

Act against proscribed outfits or face the music: FATF

Dams fund collection exceeds Rs9 billion

Furnace oil based power plants made operational

Government appoints new MDs of SNGPL and SSGC

Industrial effluents, sewage dumped into sea without treatment, Sindh tells Senate body

Economic truth

MPAs term gas load-shedding in Sindh violation of constitution

Sindh’s revenue collection performance surpassed other provinces, FBR’

Trade deficit shrinks 5.9pc in first half

Moody’s doubts Pakistan’s debt repayment outlook

SL exporters concerned over regulatory duties

A lopsided FTA to widen trade deficit with Thailand: TDAP

Writ-less govt, witless policies, rudderless economy

PM to meet chief ministers for better progress on EoDB

No quota restrictions for trade visa’

Forex reserves fall to $13.597 billion

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Clearance of exporters” refunds: FBR moves proposal on bonds worth Rs 80 billion

Low reserves threaten ability to tackle debt, deficits: Moody””””s

Excessive budgetary borrowings

Chinese envoy suggests steps to attract huge investment in Pakistan

PTA for removal of irritants affecting leather export

PRGMEA hopes PM will bail country out of economic crisis

Imported cotton: remove duties

Gas crisis, SNGPL, SSGCL MDs asked to tender resignations or face proceedings

RD affects Sri Lankan exports to Pakistan: CG

Imran Farookhi appointed acting MD SSGC

Govt eyes investment pacts with S Arabia, UAE

Amir Tufail named SNGPL MD

Amnesty scheme, non-filers, FBR’s notice to beneficiaries slow down business activities

SWC suggests KWSB to prepare master plan of water & sanitation

   DAILY JANG

Decision to revisit economic targets from downward to upward in minibudget

Ministry of Religious Affairs failed in finalizing Haj  policy 2019

Forex reserves reduced by 24 crore 10 lac dollar, Moody’s expressed concern

Supply of energy without interruption to industrial production is unavoidable. Danish Khan

 DAILY EXPRESS

IPPS agreement & role of our govts

 


DATE JANUARY   10, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

HEADS OF TWO UTILITIES SACKED OVER GAS CRISIS

FATF SATISFIED WITH BID TO CURB MONEY LAUNDERING, SAY OFFICIALS

INCONSISTENT POLICIES KEEP CHINESE INVESTORS AT BAY: ENVOY

PAKISTAN, SAUDI ARABIA MAY INK $10BN MOUS THIS MONTH

PAKISTANI PASSPORT REMAINS FIFTH-WORST GLOBALLY: HENLY INDEX

SC SEEKS PROPOSAL FOR INVESTING DAMS FUND IN T-BILLS

DEBATING DEBT

PAKISTAN SEEKS GREATER TRADE COOPERATION WITH CANADA

GOVT TO TAKE PRIVATE SECTOR IN CONFIDENCE, SAYS DAWOOD

RLNG PIPELINE IN RAHIM YAR KHAN TARGETED IN BOMB ATTACK

THE NEWS

MOHMAND DAM: POSTPONEMENT OF INAUGURATION TWICE IN A MONTH IRKS GUESTS

PM PUTS WEIGHT BEHIND EASING DOING BUSINESS TO BOOST INVESTMENT

BLAST FORCES SNGPL TO SUSPEND SUPPLY TO SOME SECTORS

WORLD BANK TO EXTEND $100 MILLION FOR SOLAR POWER PROJECTS IN SINDH

ROLLBACK OF NFC AWARD AND 18TH AMENDMENT TO HURT PROVINCES

  BUSINESS RECORDER

WB SEES ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN

MINI-BUDGET’ THIS MONTH

INDUSTRIAL, FERTILIZER AND POWER SECTORS

EODB OFFICES TO BE SET UP AT FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL LEVELS

HEADS OF SUI SOUTHERN, SUI NORTHERN FIRED

POWER TARIFFS: WHO WILL FOOT THE BILL?

ECONOMY OR ENVIRONMENT?

KATI URGES GOVT TO RESOLVE BASIC ISSUES OF INDUSTRY

INFORMAL ECONOMY: THE ONLY PATH?

FIVE-YEAR PLAN

IMPACT OF PKR DEPRECIATION ON EXPORTS

DEPRECIATING PKR WON’T ENCOURAGE DOLLARIZATION: SAI CHIEF

  DAILY JANG

POWER AGREEMENTS NOOSE OF NECK PRIVATE POWER PLANTS 

RAHIM YAR KHAN BLAST OCCURRED IN 36” GAS PIPELINE SUPPLYING GAS TO PUNJAB INDUSTRIES AND DOMESTIC CONSUMERS EFFECTED.

NO ISSUE OF GAS PRESSURE IN SINDH INCLUDING KARACHI SPOKE PERSON SUI SOUTHERN.

JAPANESE PASSPORT MOST POWERFUL U.S.A STANDS AT 6TH POSITION AND PAKISTAN AT 102

 DAILY EXPRESS

59 CRORE DOLLAR PAID TO 101 PPS WITHOUT POWER GENERATION. WHY SUCH CONDITIONS ACCEPTED? CIRCULAR DEBT REACHED IN TRILLION NOW RESPONSIBILITY WILL BE SHIFTED FROM ONE TO ANOTHER COURT

DATE JANUARY   09, 2019

DAWN NEWS

Asad vexed by bureaucrats’ lack of preparation

Govt to announce power policy this month

Bank deposits record slowest growth in decade

Deadline for registration of mobile phones extended

Boom and bust

THE NEWS

Hard to manage if remittances fall below $20 bn: SBP governor

PM removes MDs of SNGPL, SSGC

Fiscal deficit management — the ‘big five’ theory

Rs54 bn written off loans case: SC gives two-month time for paying back money

Bill Gates hints at investing in Pakistan

Challenges in Pak-US trade highlighted

Loadshedding in the winter

Down to the numbers

Economic reforms: Part – XXXXII

Bangladesh’s economy

FBR probes undeclared offshore assets of resident Pakistanis

Evasion: Black economy breathes through tax loopholes

Government notifies ban on import of fuel oil

  BUSINESS RECORDER

ECC takes stock of cotton situation, mulls over PSM

Industrial policy on Malaysian model nearing completion

PM orders companies to end gas shortfall within a week

PHMA urges government to simplify export facilitation scheme

Appointment of adviser to FPCCI President slated

Textile refunds — another circular debt?

Gas supply to CNG outlets suspended till Thursday

LTUs of Karachi directed to offset revenue shortfall

Ogra seeks gas conservation plan from SSGC, SNGP

Five major export sectors get gas supply at $6.5 per MMBTU

Abu Dhabi crown prince’s visit

  DAILY JANG

Issuance of next 5 year Trade Policy 2018-23 further delayed

Exit Control List be separated from politics

 DAILY EXPRESS

Gas shortage theft of electricity be stopped within 2 days. Prime Minister

E.C.C. issue of exemption on custom duty and sales tax on Imported Cotton sent to Revenue Division

F.B.R’s authority abolished on obtaining record of suspicious transaction

 


DATE JANUARY   08, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Rescheduling of Mohmand dam opening irks CJP

Govt borrows Rs2.24tr in five months

External pressures to worsen despite oil price declines: Fitch

Strategy in the works to achieve cotton output target

Sri Lanka for removal of trade barriers

THE NEWS

Govt to slap more taxes on imported vehicles, iPhones, cigarettes

FBR launches mega operation against high net worth individuals

Policy-making: Many months late and billions of dollars short

Sindh’s right over gas demanded

Certain trade issues still unresolved’

OGRA reduces RLNG prices

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Five-year plan eyes 5.8 percent growth

Proposals on STPF 2019-24 sought

Debt stocks hit record Rs 26.4 trillion mark

Economic crisis: China has been breath of fresh air: Imran

Gas supply to Sindh units: Constitutional right under Article 158 should be protected: APTMA

Mills, ginners adopt wait-and-see attitude

Emirates introduces special fares for Pakistani travelers

Call to simplify SAFTA

Exporters pending refunds: Government may announce viable clearance mechanism in mini-budget

Finance clarifies

Senate body recommends amendment to Foreign Exchange Regulation Act

  DAILY JANG

E.C.C. will announce today to abolish custom duty sales tax on import of raw cotton

Proposal to establish Pak-Iran trade corridor

Draft of 12th five year plan ready economic growth rate fixed at 5.8%

Pak – UAE trade taskforce

 DAILY EXPRESS

Revenue targets will not archived in this year. World Rating Agency

Big investment expected from U.A.E in next days. Asad Umar

Pak – Japan trade ties to be improved. Razzak Dawood

Important posts lying vacant in F.B.R revenue collection effected

Withholding agents approached F.B.R for clarification tax deduction

U.A.E bright prospects of investment


DATE JANUARY   07, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

UAE, Pakistan formalise $6.2bn bailout package

Govt tells refineries to upgrade capacity

Gas crisis: it’s the wastage, stupid

THE NEWS

Task force to boost Pak-UAE trade

Govt opposes 1pc additional Customs duty to raise revenue

Diehard doubts

  BUSINESS RECORDER

$3 billion BoP support: ””Thank you,”” PM tells Abu Dhabi crown prince

Umar held responsible for hike in power tariff, circular debt

State of the economy

Economic diplomacy

The ‘mini-budget’

Money laundering-III: banking system and tax evasion

  DAILY JANG

Balance of payment issue resolved on getting package from friendly countries

Haj expenses likely to increase up to Rs4 lac 20 thousand

U.A.E package after Saudia 


 DAILY EXPRESS

Visit of U.A.E . Crown Prince big investment of 3 billion dollar including oil refinery  

 


DATE JANUARY   05, 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Pakistan delegation departs for FATF meeting with action plan

Pakistan, UAE finalise $6.2bn support package

Importers seek LTFF scheme to increase industrialization

PTI will struggle to reverse waning momentum, says Fitch Solutions

THE NEWS

Pakistan submits terror financing report to FATF

UAE, ITFC deals: Govt likely to get $4.7 bn in oil, LNG credit facilities

IMF denies it called Asad Umar ‘arrogant’

Nepra takes notice of unscheduled load shedding

Govt likely to get $4.7blnin oil, LNG credit facilities

Sales tax, FED collection from imports declines to Rs338.4bln in first half

Pakistan needs IMF despite Arab rescue

State Bank’s decision welcomed

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Computer parts exempted: No import of 94 types of used machinery from January 24: FBR

Sheikh Mohammed may announce $3.2 billion oil credit facility

KCCI told: Saudi private investment requires government support: Ghamdi

LCCI hails restoration of advance payment facility

The circular debt challenge

  DAILY JANG

IMF never said arrogant to Asad Umar. Resident Chief

U.A.E. will give oil on credit worth 3 billion 20 crore dollar to Pakistan

F.B.R’s interesting action, draw Rs2/- from frozen accounts

Installation of digital meters several months bill sent in lump sum, customers in distress

Syed Imdad Ali Shah appointed M.D. of SITE Ltd

 DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan FATF meeting will begin today

Gas crisis, petroleum division shifted responsibility on companies

CNG Station closed, lac of citizens, industries due to prolong load shedding

Load shedding: Is there any solution?


DATE JANUARY   04 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

PM asks Turkish traders to invest in Pakistan

Exchange firms protest against ‘harassment’

Reserves fall

Rising circular debt

Conflict of interest

THE NEWS

Pak-Turkey trade be taken to high level: Imran

FCCI president for workable policy for sustained economic growth in wake of CPEC

FIA slammed for raiding SECP HQ

Pakistan sends Terror Financing Risk Assessment Report to FATF today

Govt has failed to address economic issues: PML-N

Ban on imports

FBR estimates Rs24 billion in revenue from POL products

LPG price jacked up Rs23/11.8kg cylinder

Forex firms inject $13 billion in nine years

Pakistan plays vital role in boosting regional trade: SAARC CCI

KCCI invited to participate in global conference

Business-friendly atmosphere urged

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Rs 309 billion dam bid likely to face NAB scrutiny

Any increase or decrease in PL rates must be approved by parliament: research

PM makesa pitch for Turkish investors

Afghanistan omitted from visa on arrival list

TDAP DG meets trade bodies delegations

Uninterrupted power supply to exporting industry: APTMA urges minister to intervene

July-November period: Knitwear export surges to $1.214 billion

LCCI decries misuse of powers by FBR officials

Shortage of technical staff: Work of PSQCA lab comes to a halt

Industry hit by civic problems

Customs House lab to become operational on January 25

 DAILY EXPRESS

Giving attention towards governance Pak – Turkey trade to be enhanced. Imran Khan

Economic Challenges, Realities & Expectations

  DAILY JANG

Governance system is being improved Turkish investors put share in CEPEC. Imran Khan

FATF review group meeting will be held from 8th January at Sydney

Helping to increase Pakistan’s forex reserves. China


DATE JANUARY   03 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

China acknowledges it’s extending financial help to Pakistan

Inflation eases to 6.2pc in December

Indian father and son battle for billion-dollar empire

THE NEWS

Descon awarded contract as per rules, regulation: Wapda

FBR finds 34 global contracting firms committing tax evasion

New Haj policy: Govt likely to increase Haj expenditures by Rs40,000

PM terms Karachi country’s financial hub

  BUSINESS RECORDER

PL on petrol raised by 42 percent

Gas load-shedding inevitable

Dealing with taxation ills

Gas supply to SSGC depletes by 80mmcfd

Loans, consumer facilities: SBP directs banks not to discriminate among customers

Transfers, postings in FBR

FBR clarifies

Let PIA go

APTMA lauds PM for providing energy at competitive price

 DAILY EXPRESS

During 6 Month Gas 42.66, Gold 5.75 & LPG 6.69% gone expensive. Federal Bureau of Statistics

Dialogue with China  on 2 billion dollar loan is going on Ministry of Finance    

  DAILY JANG

In 1st quarter of current fiscal year Gas 42.66%, Petrol 26.41% become costly

3rd Tranche of Saudi loan will be received this month. Ministry of Finance

Texpo – 2019 meeting with D.G.T.D.A.P

Pakistani companies will participate in fair at Latin America

 


DATE JANUARY   02 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

 CIRCULAR DEBT RISES TO RS755BN, PAC TOLD

 ADVANCE PAYMENTS UP TO $10,000 ALLOWED

 SUZUKI ANNOUNCES FRESH HIKE IN PRICES

 NO INCREASE IN DUBAI PUBLIC SPENDING

 PROFIT RATES ON SAVING SCHEMES RAISED BY UP TO 2.74PC

 DRIVE IN SINDH AGAINST TAX DEFAULTING VEHICLES FROM 9TH

THE NEWS

CHINA TO LEND PAKISTAN $2 BILLION

MINISTERIAL ROLE SOUGHT IN SECRETARIES’ APPOINTMENTS

WITHOUT PLEA BARGAIN, NOBODY COULD RECOVER LOOTED MONEY: NAB CHIEF

FAISALABAD TRADE BODIES WARN OF STRIKE IF

THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

  BUSINESS RECORDER

December 5 BR report: Government began negotiating 15 billion yuan loan during PM”s China visit

SRB leads in revenue growth among provinces

July-November Import of textile machinery down to $197.815 million

Ex-KCCI chief expresses reservations over forthcoming mini budget

Policymaking: Malik wants government to take FPCCI into Confidence

Dubai Expo 2020: Commerce Division seeks $5 million supplementary grant

Raw material import: ADs can make up to $10,000 advance payments: SBP

Can trade diplomacy really deliver?

July-December: Rs 170 billion shortfall in collection

 DAILY EXPRESS

Profit on National Savings Scheme increased from 1.50% to 2.74%

China will give loan of 2 billion dollar 8% interest. Financial Times

Saudia is going to biggest investment of history. Asad Umar

Summary ready to issue bonds of Rs150 billion to exporters

Consultation meeting with reached to TEXPO 2019

Electric tariff for zero-rated export industries reduced by Rs3.50

  DAILY JANG

INTERNATIONAL BANK COURT IMPOSED 4 BILLION DOLLAR FINE ON PAKISTAN

 


DATE JANUARY   01 , 
2019

DAWN NEWS

Petroleum prices slashed by up to 5pc

Revenue collection posts meagre 2pc growth

660MW CPHGC power plant connected to national grid

Rupee lost one-fourth of its value in outgoing year

THE NEWS

Thousands losing jobs as businesses going down

Petrol price reduced by Rs4.86, diesel by Rs4.26 per litre

FBR facing massive revenue shortfall

Govt to launch Rs100 bn security bond to clear tax refunds’ backlog

2019 likely to witness low GDP growth, hike in inflation

The economy in 2019, writer Hammad Azhar

The economy in 2019, writer Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri

Economic reforms: Part-XXXXI

Refunds settlement to create Rs70bln in tax revenue’

Rupee tumbles 25pc vs dollar

Performing agriculture, industrial sectors face challenges ahead

Extension in audit deadline sought

Limping into 2019 with a lame economy and aflame politics

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Govt fails to notify separation of FBR tasks

POL prices reduced

Date extended

Envoys conference: trade mission reforms

Textile sector, Govt urged to pay pending refunds ‘at once’

Foreign investment, PBIF urges commercial attachés to prepare strategy

Gas supply issues to industry need urgent resolution: KATI

Gas diversion from urea plants, ECC to discuss ministry’s suggestion today

Adding transparency to CPEC deals

 DAILY EXPRESS

Year 2018 was difficult due to hurdles it was disappointing for Businessmen

Reservation on  formula of refunds to exporters

  DAILY JANG

Business reduced thousands gone out of job

Govt is busy in enhancing tax rate instead of resolving, structural issues