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DATE JUNE 30 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Amnesty pulls in Rs80bn tax amid massive response

 Economic crisis management

 Conduct unbecoming?

 Regulator proposes Rs5-6 per litre hike in petrol, diesel prices

 Dagha seeks industrialists’ input for national tariff policy

 FATF grey-listing to raise cost of doing business

 PPP says will ‘review all FTAs’ if voted to power

 FATF notifies Pakistan on its ‘grey list’

THE NEWS

 Ogra proposes increase in petroleum product prices

 FATF sets 10 Herculean tasks for Pakistan

 Going grey

 Prosperous Pakistan’ bus campaign launched in London

 Climate change impact: Sindh most vulnerable hotspot in Pakistan, says WB

 Compliant taxpayers declare over Rs2trln worth of assets under amnesty

 Import cover shrinks to 1.8 months as forex reserves decline

 Exports expected to reach $23.4 billion’

 Exporters’ urged to attend HK fairs

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Amnesty scheme: Presidential Ordinance is required to extend the deadline

 CPEC projects: China deposits $1 billion: envoy

 MoC suggests abolition of cross-subsidy on electricity

 Substantial increase in prices of petrol products recommended

 PIAF for extension in tax amnesty scheme 2018 

 LCCI greets FBR’s new chief

 Non-deduction of WHT from subscribers FBR, cellular firms yet to evolve formula

    DAILY EXPRESS

 Pakistan is not in our black list FATF announcement

 Recommendations to enhance price of petrol by 5.40 Diesel Rs 6.20 per liter

 Wrong step to include Pakistan into grey list

 Amended export package for textile will be announced shortly Younus Dagha

 F.P.C.C.I is in favour of Kalabagh Dam

 Strategy ready to double exports to Australia

 Rs 1.42 lac subsidy for African sourcing fashion week

  DAILY JANG 

 Amnesty shceme Rs 2000 billion balck money converted into white

 Care taker govt through presidential ordance can extend amnesty period upto 31st July

 P.O.L products prices likely to increase by Rs 12/-per liter

 Pakistan exports wil be increased by 15% during current year Youns Dagha

 Pakistan included in grey list 10 conditions laid down for exit

 

DATE JUNE 29 2018

DAWN NEWS

Action plan negotiated with FATF to be implemented: FO

FATF decision to put Pakistan on grey list criticised

FATF’s unwelcome action

The grey list

Billions in uplift funds go unspent by provinces, centre complains

OECD to offer technical assistance for tax reforms

SBP reserves fall by $602m

Indian rupee hits all-time low against US dollar

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THE NEWS

 ‘Pakistanis’ Swiss money down but above Indians

Indian rupee hits all-time low against US dollar

A water emergency

1980-2008: Chronology of govt packages for industrial revival, loan write-off

Moody’s says protection mechanism covers 80pc Pakistani depositors

Amnesty beneficiaries to file returns for declared assets for tax year 2018

Forex reserves fall to $16.243 billion

‘Strong dollar likely to worsen external account vulnerability

Bank holiday

LCCI concerned over FATF decision

 BUSINESS RECORDER

PSEs: PM briefed about sell-off process

Pakistan may remain on grey list: FO

Moody””s lists factors elevating external vulnerability risk

Economic challenges: Caretaker government hamstrung by lack of mandate

Required exports under LTFF: State Bank introduces monitoring mechanism

PHMA for clearing refunds before June 30

Pakistan remains under observation

Amnesty scheme: Declarants facing delays in getting CPRs from SBP

  DAILY EXPRESS

Good news Mobile phone users will get full balance

Bilawal announced party manifesto zero rated tax will be on textile

Umrah pilgrims will be penalized and arrested on overstay

Water Crisis

Instructions to sui northern gas to give 5 lac connection to K.P

Expressed concern on 46% enhancement in gas price

1st trade facilitation center established in custom house Karachi.

Forex reserves gone below 10 billion dollar

 DAILY JANG 

Indian rupee hits all-time low against US dollar

Mechanism on tax for mobile phone not ready consumers will continue to get benefit

Mechanism on tax for mobile phone not ready consumers will continue to get benefit

Cricket lovers India stands at 11 billion Indian share is 90% 

Electricity water dam issues be resolved

Pakistan in grew list

How Bangladesh gone forward?

Amnesty scheme is successful more than expectation 2 to 3 weeks extension likely

Wealth makes people selfish rich people distribute wealth at lower side


DATE JUNE 28
 2018

DAWN NEWS

Pakistan placed on FATF grey list

 Two more inducted into federal cabinet

 Discos tariff increased by Rs1.25

 SC looking for ways to build ‘Pakistan dam’, says CJP

THE NEWS

 Oil lobby edging RLNG out

Dams need to be built under any circumstances: CJP

NAB again summons Miftah on July 5

Who are new ministers Mian Misbah and Khalid Lodhi

Customs app launched to monitor warehouses

Petroleum products goldmine for govt

Two new ministers join caretaker cabinet

Nepra allows Rs1.25/unit additional  tariff on fuel cost adjustment

Pakistan’s per capita ecommerce spending amongst lowest in Asia Pacific

SECP launches mobile app to redress complaints

Time is high for a paradigm shift in economic policies

 BUSINESS RECORDER

 Pakistan still in grey list

 Grey list: FATF urged to remove name

 Power tariff increased by Rs 1.25 per unit

 Decrease in private sector borrowing

 Fifteen billion dollars a year

 Are we really short of US dollars?

 Industrial revival and loan write-offs: Chronology of government packages – I

  DAILY EXPRESS

Financial action task force Pakistan will remain in grey list

 Why 2 Holidays in a week?

 Custom got en cashed bank guarantee without resolution.effectees reached court

 State Bank 70th birthday will be on 1st July

 Appointment of Rukhsana Yasmeen as chairman F.B.R hailed

 Mian Misbah appointment as commerce minister will give fruitful results

 DAILY JANG 

Electricity become expensive by Rs. 1.25 per unit. Consumers to bear burden of Rs. 15 billion 70 Crore

 Mian Misbah and LT Gen (RTD)  becomes federal minister

 Demand to examine appointments in ministry of finance in spite of ban

 F.B.R collected revenue of Rs 3550 billion. Annual target will be achieved in 3 dyas

 Why lack of tax culture

 


DATE JUNE 27 2018

DAWN NEWS

Banks to observe extended hours on June 29- 30 for tax collection

FBR chief transferred amid bureaucracy shake-up

Gas price increase

Indian businessman seeks to sell $2bn worth assets to repay creditors

Judicial commission summons top officials over marine pollution on 30th

Listing review begins at FATF

Private sector borrowing down 20pc

Stamp out terror for more trade, Americans tell Pakistani delegation

Strike hits port activity in Karachi

F.B.R“AD” On Tax Amnesty 2018 

THE NEWS

 Govt likely to extend June 30 deadline for declaring foreign assets

 Judicial commission takes notice of increasing harbour pollution

 Loan write-offs: SC tells defaulters to cough up Rs54 bn

 Major reshuffle in federal bureaucracy ahead of polls

 Pak business delegation seeks to enhance trade ties with US

 Tax amnesty expected to fetch Rs300 bln in revenue

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Amnesty scheme: Tax payments can be made through FCY a/c

CPEC support in Pakistan

Economy facing mounting problems

Loan defaulters given two options

Major reshuffle in bureaucracy

PBIF chief hails completion of CPEC’s first phase

  DAILY EXPRESS

 Chief Justice gave 2 options to those who got loan waived off to return 75% loan amount or attachment of property and face cases

Financial action task force started reviewing Pakistan action plan

Confidence restored dead line at the corner when people come to understand the scheme

Tax offices will remain open on Friday Saturday till late night announced

 DAILY JANG 

Pay off Rs 84 billion loan people and companies got loan waived off to deposit 

 Form 1st July Ruksana  Yasmin will assume charge of chairperson F.B.R

 Citizen should avail voluntarily amnesty scheme

 


DATE JUNE 26
 2018

DAWN NEWS

GOVT RESPONDS TO CONCERNS ABOUT GROWING EXTERNAL DEFICIT

HIGH-LOSS FEEDERS TO BE OUTSOURCED FOR BILLING, COLLECTION

INDUS MOTOR RAISES PRICES

PQA INDUSTRIALISTS GIVEN THREE MONTHS TO INSTALL TREATMENT PLANTS

THE NEWS

AMNESTY SCHEMES NEED TO BE EXTENDED

ECONOMIC REFORM PART-XXVI

ELECTIONS 2018 WHO PAID HOW MUCH TAXES

ERRATIC POLICIES THWARTING NEW INVESTMENT

EXPENSIVE GAS

FBR RAISES RS36BLN IN REVENUE UNDER TAX AMNESTY SCHEME

BUSINESS RECORDER

 30PC INCREASE IN GAS TARIFF TO HIT EXPORT SECTOR PHMA

 ALI JEHANGHIR MEETS CGS, COMMERCIAL COUNSELLORS

 AMNESTY SCHEME

 AMNESTY SCHEME LAST CHANCE TO LEGALIZE UNDECLARED ASSETS FBR CHIEF

 ANALYSES & COMMENTS BY BR RESEARCH

 BANKS AND SME DEVELOPMENT

 COUNTRY GETS $10.448BN FOREIGN ASSISTANCE IN 11 MONTHS

 NON-REFUND OF SECURITY DEPOSITS MAKE IMPORTERS SUFFER

 PAKISTAN UNLIKELY TO BE NAMED IN FATF’S BLACKLIST

 PRECARIOUS BALANCE OF PAYMENTS

 SAARC CCI FOR TAKING ADVANTAGE OF TAX AMNESTY SCHEME

 SALES TAX ACT SNGPL URGES FBR TO REMOVE AMBIGUITY

 SWC WARNS INDUSTRIES TO INSTALL WASTE TREATMENT PLANTS

  DAILY EXPRESS

 AMNESTY SCHEME BE EXTENDED UPTO SEPTEMBER-(SARC CHAMBER)

  DECISION ON F.A.T.AF PAKISTAN ACTION PLAN WILL BE TAKEN ON 29 JUNE 2018

 EXPORT SECTROR ANNOYED ON PROPOSED ENCHANCEMENT OF GAS TARIFF BY 30%

  FACTORY OWNERS ORDERED TO INSTAL WITHIN 60 DAYS TREATMENT PLANT

  TAX AMNESTY SCHEME IS THE LAST OPPORTUNITY-(CHAIRMAN FBR)

 DAILY JANG 

ENHANCEMENT IN GAS TARIFF WILL BE DISOSTROUS FOR EXPORT INDUSTRIES-(JAWED BILWANI)

 EVERY BODY SHOULD AVAIL FULL BENEFIT OF AMNESTY SCHEME-(IFTIKHAR MALIK)

 F.B.R 02 NEW CALARIFICATION INFIMNESTY SCHEME WILL BE DISOSTROUS-(MUFFASIR MAILK)

 FBR SHOULD SETTLE ON PRIORITY MORE THAN 10 LAC PENDING AUDIT CASES.


DATE JUNE 25
 2018

DAWN NEWS

Ogra determines 46pc rise in gas prices

Outsourcing

Tax reversed

Water crisis looms over city as Hub Dam level goes critically low

Galloping deficit

Our economy: the troubles are real

Too little too late on the foreign currency front

 THE NEWS

 Investment alert

Gas rates to be massively increased from July 1

Who owns most of offshore companies?

More candidates’ assets come to light

  BUSINESS RECORDER

Gas price may be increased from July 1

 Amnesty scheme: not more than $1 billion in sight

 Grey list: Shamshad to fight case in FATF meeting

 Jump in C/A deficit

 Caretakers and the economy

 The state of economy

   DAILY EXPRESS

 Amnesty Scheme destroyed by F.B.R just before 6 days of its expiry by amending law

 Recommendation to enhance record increase in Gas price upto 185% from 1st July

 New govt will decide FATE of Pak-Iran free trade agreement

 LNG and RLNG given value addition tax exemption 

 State Bank issued guide lines for issuance of amnesty bond for investment

 Only Rs. 8 billion collected from amnesty scheme Tariq Feroz

 DAILY JANG 

FATF meeting beings decision will be taken to include Pakistan in Grey list

Wealth at abroad issuance of dollar amnesty bond for investment in Pakistan

Preparation begins to drop Gas bomb on Public decision to increase in price by 300%

Tax collection leaves cancelled offices to remain open till 12: might night on 30th June

 


DATE JUNE 23
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Amnesty scheme sees massive response

Over $15.25bn sent abroad in a year, SC told

Cabinet sanctions tax amnesty scheme

CJP wants formula to reduce levies on petroleum products

Amnesty deadline

SBP launches deposit protection mechanism

US CG Joanne Wagner assumes charge

 THE NEWS

 Bring POL prices down: CJP

 Are caretakers repeating the history of economic brinkmanship?

 Exchange companies vow to cap dollar at Rs124.50

 Tax amnesty scheme: Govt warns action against owners of hidden assets after June 30

 City facing 750mgd water shortage

  BUSINESS RECORDER

 Meeting over FATF held

$-denominated amnesty bonds rules approved by Cabinet

$15.25 billion transferred abroad, SC told

Amnesty scheme: FBR upbeat over response; $4 billion may be fetched

Dollar rate fixed at Rs 124.5 by ECAP

SBP unveils forex manual 2018

   DAILY EXPRESS

Amnesty scheme 35 million dollar income on foreign assets

No Amnesty will be given to corruption money Tariq Pasha

Not empowered to extend date of amnesty scheme F.B.R

DAILY JANG 

Electric tariff likely to increase by Rs, 1.32 per unit

People not availing benefit get ready to face the consequences. F.B.R

F.T.A meeting will be held tomorrow at Pairs Pakistani delegation will also visit

Reduce petrol prices whoever wants impose tax do not talk rubbish come out formula of reducing price within 10 days if any fault detected he will not be spared chief justice

F.B.R chalked out severe action against holding black money

To achieve annual target Rs. 460 billion revenue to be collected within 7 days


DATE JUNE 22
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Officials asked to justify taxes on petroleum products

Senate panel advises Nepra to seek fatwa against electricity theft

Moody’s downgrade

Water shortage

Wapda asks for Rs13 tariff for Neelum- Jhelum

Reserves rise by $198m

SBP issues guidelines for tax payment under amnesty scheme

CDC facilitation for tax amnesty scheme

KE told to end unannounced loadshedding within a week

Political parties asked to include labourers’ issues in election campaigns

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 THE NEWS

Under what law POL products being taxed: CJP

 Chinese Embassy hires more Pakistanis to overcome language barrier

 Board of Investment chairman resigns

 Chief minister asks KE not to resort to unannounced power outages

 Foreign assets amnesty scheme: State Bank disapproves tax payment via

 exchange firms, non-banking wire transfer

 Forex reserves increase to $16.798bln

 Minister says energy issues impeding Punjab’s industrial growth

 Traders advised to utilise amnestyscheme

 Political parties slated for ignoring labourers in their manifestos

 BUSINESS RECORDER

 Procedural/legal changes: FBR issues budget notifications on GST levy

Amnesty scheme: Tax payment procedure further eased

Doomsday scenarios!

Missed FDI goals!

Taxation on petroleum products SC summons FBR chief, MoP secretary, PSO MD today

 ‘Tax Amnesty Scheme major step to stabilize  economy’

Askari vows to protect rights of labourers

SBP urged to promote concept of boutique banks

Minister lauds roll of business community

Fragile state of country’s economy

Dr Waqar Masood Khan deserves praise

An interview with Adnan Gilani, MD & CEO, Pakistan LNG Limited

Amnesty scheme: why it should be availed?

Forex reserves up $341m

   DAILY EXPRESS

 Concerned expressed on enhancement of circular debt by Rs.40 billion in

 Govt loan increased by Rs. 971 billion during July-May

 Rs. 101billion collected for Gas infrastructure not utilized

 Response of Tax Amnesty scheme in very good Tariq Pasha

 Chairman F.B.R to visit Karachi chamber today

 Sindh Revenue Board extends date up to 30th June, in tax relief package

Rupees’ depreciation central bank criticized

DAILY JANG 

 34 Crore 9 lac dollar in forex reserves increased

 Effective measures be taken to over come decreased forex reserves

 Mazhar Nasir senior vice president legal position will remain spokesman F.P.C.C.I

 China signed agreement with India to purchase cotton.

 Forex reserves in critical stage

 Tax Payment under amnesty scheme will be through bank account

 F.B.R ‘AD” On Tax Amnesty Scheme


DATE JUNE 21 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Moody’s downgrades Pakistan’s rating outlook to negative

FBR chief urges business to avail amnesty scheme

Current account deficit rises to $16bn

SECP brings new regulations to satisfy FATF

FDI slips to $2.4bn in 11 months

Pakistan to adopt UN Decade of Action for water sector

 THE NEWS

 Panama Papers: New leak shows Pak clients struggling to avoid trouble

ICCI concerned over sharp devaluation of rupee

Moody’s downgrades Pakistan’s rating to negative on external risks

Textile exports increase to $1.204 billion in May

SECP unveils anti-money laundering regulations ahead of FATF June meeting Clarification

India ships more cotton to China as 25 percent tax spoils US supply

LCCI for extending tax amnesty scheme

Govt urged to arrest rupee devaluation

FDI falls to $2.475 billion in July-May: Current account deficit widens to 5.5pc of GDP

 BUSINESS RECORDER

 Moody””s changes outlook rating to negative

CA deficit reaches historical level

Wanted: dollar bonds

Tax Amnesty scheme

KCCI urges govt to extend date of amnesty scheme

UBG hails businessmen’s inclusion in caretaker set-up

President urges int’l community to join hands to meet water challenges

LCCI seminar Speakers call for extension in tax amnesty scheme

Longest day of 2018 today

Friends and Masters

FDI scene depicts dismal performance in 11 months

Textile exports up by 28.42pc in May

   DAILY EXPRESS

Steps to made easy availing amnesty tax scheme

Details sought of treatment plant in factories

Amnesty scheme trillion of assets included in tax net

Rupees depreciation dollar out of market buyers in distress

Amnesty scheme will not be successful in prevailing conditions K.C.C.I

Current account deficit reached to 16 billion dollar

Amnesty scheme can not be abolished by any govt  Chairman F.B.R

Mody gave negative out look on Pakistans credit rating

DAILY JANG 

Modis negative rating on Pakistan is not surprise economic experts

 Mody praised percentage of progress foreign debts is a challenge ministry of finance

 Facilitation desk setup to avail amnesty scheme

 Forex reserves deceased by 40% since October 2016 Modys negative marking for Pakistan

 Current account deficit reached at 15 billion 96 crore dollar during July-May

 Senior vice president F.P.C.C.I Mazhar Ali disqualified from his position.

 Amnesty scheme be extended upto 2 months Muffasar Atta Malik

 Number of internet user in India is the lowest in the world


DATE JUNE 20 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Industrial development is must for prosperity: governor

K-Electric gets Nepra nod to use RLNG for its power plants

Pakistan, Tajikistan agree to boost annual trade to $500m

Rupee tumble continues as banks reopen

Water crisis

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 THE NEWS

 Pakistan, Tajikistan agree on reviving air links, taking trade to $500m

Arif Habib Group takes interest in upcoming FPCCI polls

Business community to avail Amnesty before 30th June 2018

FPCCI backs businessmen induction into caretaker cabinet

Rupee losses grow as payment pressure continues to mount

Practitioners want clarity on tax amnesty

LCCI concerned over statements

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Unlocking the financial safe havens

 Appeal disposed of by SC: FBR set to recover RD lying with Nazir of SHC

 Caretakers and economic management

 Fiscal deficit remains main threat to economy

 PIAF urges SC to help resolve KBD issue

   DAILY EXPRESS

 Rupees depreciation foreign debts increased by 1500 billion

 Next prime minister and finance minister can be from Karachi. Miftah

 Amnesty scheme Rs. 135 billion assets included in tax net

 US dollar uncontrollable 1st time increased by Rs. 124/-

 Karachi chamber expressed concern on continuous depreciation of rupee

 F.B.R speed up tax revenue target

 Decision to allow duty draw back on more 15 exportable goods

DAILY JANG 

Depreciation of rupee against dollar be avoided. Muffasal Malik

Induction of 5 representatives as minister from business community is welcome move Gahzanfar Bilour

Foreign investment Pakistan is increasing continuous Muhammad Zubair

Business community should avail amnesty scheme before 30th June Dr. Ikhtiar Baig

Countrys progress can not be possible without SMES progress

Amnesty scheme 1100 persons declared assets worth Rs.135 billion govt earned income of Rs. 4 billion

 


DATE JUNE 19
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Situationer: New Sost customs system angers traders

 Shamshad calls on PSX brokers to do more under amnesty scheme

 Miftah rejects NAB allegations

 Beyond Kalabagh dam

 Economy on the brink of a meltdown?

 Need for ‘trade-balancing industrial investment’

 Real-estate tax reforms: a recipe for disaster

 F.B.R“AD” On Tax Amnesty Under foreign Assets Declaration & Repatriation Act, 2018

 THE NEWS

 The truth about power

Bombay High Court rules notice sent via WhatsApp valid

New amnesty for UAE visa violators shortly

Finance minister asks individuals to avail amnesty before June 30 deadline

FBR expedites tax recovery drive to meet Rs661bln revenue shortfall

 BUSINESS RECORDER

 There will be no extension in amnesty deadline: Shamshad

 The Amnesty scheme

 More and more bad news

 DAILY EXPRESS
 
Pakistan’s economy is capable to over come financial crisis

DAILY JANG 

Pakistan’s economy is capable to over come financial crisis

 China announced measures for foreign investment

 

 


DATE JUNE 14
 2018

DAWN NEWS

Provincial set-ups reshuffled in run-up to polls

All taxes collected by mobile phone companies suspended

Emirates to launch Airbus A380 flights in Pakistan

Falling rupee

Caretaker PM

Fridge philanthropy

World Bank to help build modern water, power infrastructure

LNG imports peak at 10m tonnes in three years

Employees’ contributory funds rules introduced

Judicial commission summons industrialists polluting sea on 20th

SSGCL “AD” On Special Facilitation For SSGC Industrial Customers

 THE NEWS

 Mobile phone users to get 100pc credit on all prepaid cards

First Haj flight to leave for Saudi Arabia on July 16

Bilawal’s billions — all inherited or gifted

Regressive taxes

Decline of the rupee

Business community hails Shahbaz’s candidacy from Karachi

PQA industry owners summoned over dumping of effluent into sea

SECP notifies Employee’s Contributory Funds rules

Meeting reviews doing business reforms

F.B.R “AD” On 4th Quarterly Installment Of Advance Income Tax Last Date 15Th June 2018

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Rare advance deals: India sells new season cotton crop to China

 NPFs of IBI recorded at 2.8 percent by March-end

 Widening of trade deficit

 Governing the unelected

 IMF: lender of the last resort – II

 No taxes on mobile top-ups from today

 DAILY EXPRESS

Stable economy and strong Pakistan is mission Asif Zardari

 Forex market calm dollar reached at its peak

 Important meeting with regard to business reforms in Sindh.

 Large scale industry out put increased by 5.7% during July-April

 Employees contributory fund regulations 2018 released

 15% Increase in exports during current fiscal year is encouraging

   DAILY JANG 

Forex reserves decreased Pakistan’s difficulties increasing every month

Country’s economy serious steps needed

Elimination of child labour is a must

In inter bank dollar increased beyond record level of Rs. 120/-

 


DATE JUNE 13 2018

DAWN NEWS

No mandate to seek IMF package, says finance minister

SC told several legal hurdles in tracing foreign accounts

Car sales slump

International arbitration treaty may be a trap for Pakistan

Dollar rises to Rs122 in open market

Report describes Dubai real estate as moneylaundering haven

Rupee depreciation

 THE NEWS

 Dams vs disasters

 More devaluation

 The decline of the rupee

 Tax amnesty scheme: SC consents to bring back heavy foreign assets, stashed money

 Caretaker govt not to move IMF for bailout package: Dr Shamshad

 SC not to interfere in amnesty scheme

 Rupee at all-time low of 122/dollar in open market

 Imprudent devaluation to have multiplier effect on inflation

 LCCI slams oil price hike

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Shamshad describes C/A as major challenge

 SC says has no objection to Amnesty Scheme

 PBIF for building non-controversial dams

 PTEA hails surge in exports in 11 months

 Another PKR slide

 Aggravating economic challenges

Foreign exchange reserves

DAILY EXPRESS

 Extraordinary increase in loan not going to IMF caretaker govt

 Dollar petrol rates increased

 Rupee depreciation indication going to IMF

 Islamabad/Lahore chamber objects on increase of prices of P.O.L products

 Rupee depreciation is a big shock before Eid Ghazanfar Bilour

 DAILY JANG 

In Karachi dollar is of Rs 128 is just rumour Shamshad Akhter

 


DATE JUNE 12
 2018

DAWN NEWS

SC stops tax deduction on mobile phone topup cards

Rupee falls for fourth time in one year

Citizens’ assets abroad: SC summons SBP governor, finance secy

Power system gaps growing despite increase in generation

Petrol, diesel prices raised

Remittances clock in at $18bn

F.B.R “AD” On 4th quarterly Installment Of Advance Income Tax Last Date 15th June, 2018  

 THE NEWS

Dollar, petrol, diesel get pricier

 SC suspends tax on mobile cards

 Mobile cards tax suspension: Federal, provincial govts to bear Rs123 bn revenue loss

 Economic reforms: Part-XXIV

 Running out of water

 Age-old system causing power breakdowns

Govt struggles to rescue sagging exports: Rupee slumps 3.8 percent in third major devaluation this fiscal year

 Currency depreciation to lure back foreign investors

 Trade deficit widens 13.4pc to $34bln in July-May

 FBR receives 1,000 returns under tax amnesty scheme

 PTA demands finished leather’s inclusion in new DLTL scheme

 Appointment welcomed

 Lahore Chamber criticises FATF

 KPT to finance Sewage Treatment Plant V, judicial commission told

 F.B.R“AD” On Tax Amnesty Scheme 2018 Valid Till 30 June, 2018 


BUSINESS RECORDER

Caretakers raise POL prices up to 8.9 percent

External account: Exchange rate adjustment may contain imbalances: SBP

Mobile phone handsets, telecom apparatus: Government mulling taking steps to rationalize import

PKR hits new lows

DLTL for 2018-21: PTA demands finished leather inclusion

Caretaker Punjab Cabinet: inclusion of ex-LCCI chief lauded

Non-performing loans

Spate of more bad news

 ‘Gas policy violations’

FATF: government working on plan to avert being blacklisted

Bank holidays

Mobile phone recharge cards: SC restrains FBR, cellular companies from deducting WHT

    DAILY EXPRESS

Dollar reached at Rs. 121/- Petrol become costlier by Rs. 4.26 per liter

F.P.C.C.I begins contact campaign economic agenda demanded from political 

 DAILY JANG 

Dollar, Petrol diesel costlier Dollar reached at its historical peak to Rs.122/- Diesel Rs. 6.55. Petrol Rs.4.26 Karoline Oil Rs. 4.46

Tax on Pakistanis in Saudi Arabia enhanced double  

 


DATE JUNE 11 2018

DAWN NEWS

Bahria Town Karachi built without any NOCs: SBCA

Connivance, red tape allow evaders to escape tax net

Fixing the begging bowl?

Pakistan keeps its options open

The call for import substitution

Neglected tax harmonisation may be the only way forward

The political economy of export packages

Surprise interest rate hike

F.B.R “AD” On Tax Amnesty Scheme 2018 Valid Till 30 June 2018

 THE NEWS

One step forward?

SCO members oppose trade protectionism of any form: Xi

Caretaker challenges

Short tenure

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Tax Amnesty Scheme: FBR refuses to provide details of taxpayers

    DAILY EXPRESS

Purpose of Amnesty Scheme is to declare assets and income Dr. Iqbal

Govt measures become ineffective trade deficit reached at its historical peak

 DAILY JANG 


DATE JUNE 09
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Top security body okays plan to be submitted to FATF

 SC seeks explanation about waived loans from 222 firms

 Exports surge 32pc, trade deficit rises to $34bn

 Country in grip of drought-like conditions

 Textile raw material stuck at port

 Eid holidays from 15th

 Oath-taking of seven caretaker ministers of Sindh held

DIG Traffic Police “AD” Public Notice To Convert their Booklet Driving Licenses into new digitalized driving license before 30th June, 2018  

 THE NEWS

NSC meeting: Pakistan commits to work with FATF, world bodies

Loan write-offs: Beneficiaries to face NAB, says CJP

Circular debt stands at Rs1,004 billion

World Day Against Child Labour to be marked on June 12

Closing the wage gap

Property tax collection sharply falls 20 percent in July-April

Customs disallows textile import at zerorated duty

Lack of innovation in SMEs turns growth sluggish

Finance issues Rs31.5bln refunds

 BUSINESS RECORDER

 Shamshad briefs NSC about FATF challenge

 Written off loans Individuals, cos asked to file concise statements

 RD will not be applicable FBR expands list of items

 Another hot spell forecast for Karachi

 POL prices may remain same in July also

 APTMA’s CEC rejects textile package

 PCMA for according priority to chemical industry’s uplift

 Proper representation of business community in legislatures urged

 Back to IMF?

 IMF  lender of last resort—I

 Exports post 32pc growth in May

 Amendments to HS codes Clearance of textile pigments falls into abeyance

    DAILY EXPRESS

Next govt have to contact IMF Shoukat Tareen

Money to be returned back 222 companies govt Rs 54 billion illegal loan write off chief justice

CNG Station will be remain close on Monday and Wednesday

 Implementation on budget amendment dyes import suspended for the last 2 weeks

 Acute crisis of water and energy steps taken very limited

 DAILY JANG

 It is expected that care taker govt  will make election process trans parent S.M.Muneer

 Clearance of imported consignment of textile raw material is under suspension.

 Care taker govt decided not to increase price of petroleum products

 Economy facing historical trade deficit   IMF to be contacted Shoukat Tareen

 Rs 54 billion waiver off notices issued to 222 companies



DATE JUNE 08 2018

DAWN NEWS

Conserving the environment

Workers’ Profit Participation Fund

Petroleum prices to stay unchanged

Caretaker govt rules out bailout talks with IMF

Reserves rise by $10m

New BlackBerry phone aims to revive faded brand

T.D.A.P “AD” On Medic West Africa Lagos- Nigeria October 10-12,218 Last Date To Apply June 25, 2018

T.D.A.P“AD” On Home Décor & Gift Ware Exhibition Lagos- Nigeria November 13-15, 2018 Last Date To Apply: June 25, 2018 

 THE NEWS

 Cabinet Division issues dos and don’ts for caretaker govt

 PM for comprehensive strategy on petroleum production

 Pakistan moves from 175th to 116th number on transparency index

 Water crisis: Why is Pakistan running dry?

 Projections

 Petroleum prices to be unchanged till June 30

 Caretaker PM seeks strategy to meet growing energy demand

 Annual exports to be much lower than trade policy target

 Economy remains dismal as FDI stays out of reach without guaranteed rates of return

 Foreign currency reserves rise to $16.419 billion

 BUSINESS RECORDER

Non-essential items Caretakers likely to rationalize imports

FDI inflows increase to $2.806bn in 2017: WIR

Export package Three-year extension notified

Readying for the IMF

0.5m added to gas consumers’ category every year, PM told

Reserves up by $13m

More energy & power porjects need of the hour’

SSGC’s clarification

Chinese envoy lauds services of PCJCCI

POL products’ prices

Caretaker govt decides not to increase POL products’ prices

  DAILY EXPRESS

Fitra fixed at Rs.100/-per head

India imposed ban on petrol and Diesel Cars

Summary ready for 5 holidays on Eidul Fitar

 DAILY JANG

More pressure of work on mens  in comparison to women

Summary of Eid Holidays from 14 to 18 June ready

Eid moon likely to be visible on 29th Ramzan metrological department 

Shortage of water is most dangerous threat than terrorism

Give attention to wards textile

 

DATE JUNE 07 2018

DAWN NEWS

World Bank sees Pakistan growth slowing down next year

1,094 companies enrolled in May

Shamshad directs FBR to take steps for achieving collection target

India raises key rate for first time since 2014, retains ‘neutral’ stance

 THE NEWS

FBR awaits SC instruction on amnesty scheme

WB lowers Pak GDP growth projection to 5 percent

FATF meeting being held from June 24 to 26 in Paris

Rabbani questions caretakers’ decision on talks with IMF

A devalued economy

Caretaker PM asks cabinet to make reform package

Pakistan loses textile export share from 2.2pc to 1.7pc

Finance minister probes impact of tax incentives on revenue collection

Manufacturing jobs: key link of value chain weakens in last five years

India raises key rate for first time since 2014

Saarc chamber calls for measures to revive economy

 BUSINESS RECORDER

 BoP, debt repayments, PSEs Cabinet agrees on urgency of situation

Minister seeks presentation on non-essential imports

Amnesty schemes, tax rebates

Caretaking the economy

Load-shedding – not the caretakers’ job

Kalabagh dam Wapda chairman comes up with creative idea

Dialogue with IMF Rabbani voices concern over FM’s statement

PBEA, TMAP urge govt to boost exports

TDAP striving hard to help business forums: DG

Caretaker finance minister

Structural factures challenge governance

  DAILY EXPRESS

 Pakistans economic growth likely to be at 5% world bank report

 Crack down against illegal money changer

 Instructions to F.B.R to make all out efforts to achieve tax target

 Shamshad Akhtar facilitated on assuming charge of care taker finance minister 

 DAILY JANG

 Step be taken to achieve tax target finance minister

 Pakistan share in textile export reduced by 2.2% and stand at 1.7%

 


DATE JUNE 06
 2018

DAWN NEWS

Six-member caretaker cabinet takes oath

Pakistan’s ambassador to WTO declines govt’s extension offer

Economic visions

Fuel price

German ambassador

LNG prices rally to four-year high as demand soars

Court restores investigation powers of FBR

CNG dealers threaten shutdown

PM orders cut in power sector losses

Public urged to reduce plastic use

 THE NEWS

 Eid likely on 16th

Tax amnesty scheme to help economy: FCCI

No energy

The PML-N’s economy: Part II

Caretaker finance minister agrees to hold talks with IMF

Karachiites mark World Environment Day by planting trees

FBR sees Rs20bln loss in revenue after tax on POL products reduced

Gwadar free zone’s industrial units to start working by yearend

LCCI hails SC move on water issues

 BUSINESS RECORDER

 Mulk takes stock of power situation

Six-member interim cabinet administered oath Ex-SBP governor  hamshad made finance minister

 FCCI chief for planned, systematic business

 Customs duty, ST re-imposed on import of cotton

 LCCI hails CJP’s vow of according priority to water issues

 Gas policy violations

 Power situation: fake news must be replaced by the truth — I

 Finance Act gives protection to past actions of DG I&IIR

 Politicians urged to refrain from creating doubts about Amnesty Scheme

  DAILY EXPRESS

 Cancellation of membership of aluminum utensils manufacturers welcomed

DAILY JANG

Caretaker finance minister given green signal to go to IMF for initial talks

Countries textile industry started introducing brands abroad

Karachi water board failed in over coming shortage of water and its fair distribution

People working in offices face shortage of vitamin D. experts

 


DATE JUNE 05
 2018

DAWN NEWS

 Pakistan wants to enhance trade relations with Belarus, says president

The PML-N’s economy

Robust foreign policy need of hour: Mulk

Ogra unveils market-based tariff regime for gas utilities

Investment in Pakistan may grow at 17.2pc of GDP

Tax bar opposes change in amnesty declaration forms

Representation in govt bodies urged

FPCCI activates Customs committee

The environmental time bomb is ticking away

 THE NEWS

 SBP to close booking for fresh currency notes shortly

 Filers & non-filers

 Taxpayers’ privilege

 Careem transaction

 FROM BANARAS TO BANARAS COLONY

 “AD” On Sind Revenue Board Announces Major Relief

 BUSINESS RECORDER

External account PM takes stock of Situation

Setting up the basics – chemical sector

PBIF chief urges govt to take water saving measures

KATI greets caretaker Sindh CM

DAILY JANG

 Cotton price reached at its peak during 10 years period

 Cabinet will take oath today P.O.L products prices not to be increased

  DAILY EXPRESS

Investment in property linked with condition of filer drastic cut in remittances

 


DATE JUNE 04
 2018

DAWN NEWS

Gas allocated in last days of PML-N govt under scrutiny

While five years ago the currency swap had not worked, mainly due to a lack of interest from banks and businesses, it looks like this time it will

 THE NEWS

No load shedding in next seven months, claims Miftah

 Power problems

 Financial mess

 Power outage

Economic challenges

BUSINESS RECORDER

 EPO, IPO altered                                              

Attracting foreign investment 

DAILY JANG

New Govt have to go to IMF as a last resort

 DAILY EXPRESS

  N League govt could not execute any trade agreement during 5 years

 


DATE JUNE 02 2018

DAWN NEWS

 CJP summons record of luxury vehicles

 Forex troubles

 Pak Suzuki raises prices for third time this year

 Profit repatriation from Pakistan rises to $1.77bn in 10 months

 Karachi traders eye Rs60bn Eid sales

 THE NEWS

 Pakistani behind Rs30.85 bn tax scam lands in UK jail

 Dr Shamshad Akhtar returns to Pakistan

 Pak Suzuki jacks up car prices for the third time this year

 Textile sector performs worst during PML-N tenure

 New govt may seek IMF’s financial support: analysts

 Consumer price inflation increases to 4.2 percent in May

 Traders to support caretaker PM for economic revival: Saarc CCI

 LCCI calls for political maturity

BUSINESS RECORDER

Textile exporters’ woes

DAILY JANG

 EXPO center will be modernized on latest pattern

DAILY EXPRESS

Enhanced burden of loan Pakistan is under the threat of bailout package international journal

 Inflation reached at 4.2% during May

 Ogra issued notification regarding enhancement of L.P.G prices

 Economic issues will increase due to increase in interest rate PIAF

 

 



DATE JUNE 01
 2018

DAWN NEWS

Caretakers to decide on fuel price hike

In final ECC meeting, govt takes sweeping decisions

Dollar soars on slow inflows

Rs31.3bn released hours before government's term ends

F.P.C.C.I ‘AD: ON 6th FPCCI ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS DATE EXTENDED FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION TO: MONDAY 11TH

 THE NEWS

Pak-US efforts to rescue Trump, Mamnoon from cyber bullies

No change in POL prices till June 7

Tax revenue rises 106 percent in last five years

Forex reserves fall to $16.406 billion

Indian economy grows 7.7 percent in March quarter

Emirates to offer premium economy

BUSINESS RECORDER

PML-N government adds to country’s indebtedness

Five-year trade performance remained unsatisfactory

Is there any option?: Declaration of undeclared and underdeclared offshore assets

Export package: FPCCI demands inclusion of cotton yarn, tanned  leather

The Merger and tax issues

Petrol prices remain unchanged for a week

Pasha disputes PBS data

 DAILY JANG

F.B.R released Rs. 31 billion 30 crore refund

 Forex reserves reduced by 24 crore 54 lac dollar

 Govt should make D.L.T.L payment immediately to exporters NAKATI

 Cotton yarn, tanned, leather be included in export package Mazhar Nasir

 Crating differences among members on base less allegations U.B.G

 Exports long term strategy is a must

 DAILY EXPRESS

To control financial crimes foreign income and assets statement made mandatory

 Industrial sector rejects 3 years DLTL policy

 Per capita income reached at 1800 dollar during 5 years by 33%

 Forex reserves reduced by 28 crore 60 lac dollar

 Deposits Protection Corporation will start working form today