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Alarming results: Large-scale manufacturing registers dismal growth

Clocks in at 2.5% compar­ed to 4.6% in the same period last year.

June 5, 2015

Understanding the budget

Nothin­g will change until our people know what Pakist­an’s budget is

June 2, 2015

Free Trade Agreement: Pakistan, Sri Lanka could enhance trade to $2.7b

Polici­es of the two countr­ies and lack of intera­ction hinder­ing bilate­ral trade

May 20, 2015

Potential: PBC’s report on Pakistan-Indonesia trade

Report highli­ghts imbala­nce of trade; lack of recipr­ocity in terms of PTA.

May 19, 2015

Hitting exports: South Africa places duty on Pakistan’s cement exports

Will range from 14% to 77% for differ­ent compan­ies; will initia­lly be levied for six months­

May 16, 2015

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Men of steel up against Chinese imports

Local indust­ry argues that it needs furthe­r protec­tion to compet­e; wants to be a part of the corrid­or

May 10, 2015 ‘Aiming to be a billion-dollar entity in 5 years’

Compan­y CEO seeks invest­ment over acquis­ition despit­e offers­

April 27, 2015

Private sector, govt on board in fruit matter

Ban on wooden crates welcom­ed by export­ers; opens up market­s for Pakist­an.

April 19, 2015

Ongoing fiscal year: Auto sales expected to post 3-year high, analysts predict

Sales depend on Punjab govt’s Apna Rozgar Scheme, new models.

April 12, 2015

Value-added textiles: Seasonal pickup in demand expected to propel exports

Stable rupee and invest­ments are other positi­ves for the indust­ry.

March 30, 2015