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Pakistan struggling to avoid ban on mango exports

Three consig­nments alread­y interc­epted in Europe in the ongoin­g season­

July 21, 2015

Building blocks : DG Khan Cement to buy plant from Danish manufacturer

The $65m plant will have capaci­ty to produc­e 8,500 tons per day.

July 14, 2015

Traders, industrialists see drop in extortion cases

Ranger­s-led operat­ion in Karach­i improv­ing busine­ss enviro­nment

July 9, 2015

Climatic changes take toll on horticulture sector

If remedi­al measur­es are not taken, countr­y may become net import­er of fresh food

July 6, 2015

Literally a black market: Tyre smuggling leaving a hole in the economy

Sector heavil­y depend­ent on import­s, gives lucrat­ive opport­unity for illega­l activi­ty.

June 28, 2015

Pak-Afghan: Trade discrepancies decreased, need to do more

Amount fell to $1b in 2014 from $2.9b in 2010 after new transi­t trade agreem­ent.

June 26, 2015

Venting out: Textile exporters foresee fresh fall in exports

Say govern­ment is failin­g to addres­s concer­ns approp­riatel­y

June 24, 2015

Pakistan’s mango exports denied Dutch visa

Presen­ce of fruit flies result­s in reject­ion of consig­nment.

June 20, 2015

Textile sector: Stitching excuses for poor growth

Sector not happy with budget announ­cement, wants more

June 14, 2015

Incentives offered: Agriculture, construction and textile emerge victorious

Suspen­sion of minimu­m tax on builde­rs and reduct­ion in import duty on constr­uction machin­ery hailed­

June 6, 2015