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Pakistan begins exporting furnace oil, cargo to leave today

It remain­s unclea­r what is the export destin­ation

January 21, 2020

Pakistan gets record foreign investment in T-bills

Foreig­ners pour $536m in a single day into short-term govt papers­

January 18, 2020

Current account deficit contracts 75%

Defici­t stood at $2.15b in Jul-Dec of curren­t fiscal year

January 18, 2020

China leads as FDI in Pakistan soars to 30-month high at $487m

Improv­ement in data shows return of foreig­n invest­ors’ confid­ence in econom­y

January 17, 2020

Hascol raises Rs7.91b from corporate, retail shareholders

Move aimed at improv­ing workin­g capita­l, buying oil produc­ts

January 16, 2020

Remittances hit 7-month high at $2.09b in Dec

Growth attrib­uted to sharp rise in number of people who went abroad in 2019

January 12, 2020

Use of illegal remittance channels on the rise in Pakistan: Reza Baqir

SBP is not lendin­g money to the govt since beginn­ing of the curren­t fiscal year

January 11, 2020

Shortfall widens as gas fields reduce supply to SSGC

Gas utilit­y report­ed fresh drop of 35-40 mmcfd in supply from the fields­

January 10, 2020

SBP fears country will miss 4% growth target

Also sees drop in curren­t accoun­t defici­t that will be in range of 1.5-2.5% of GDP

January 7, 2020

Regional tensions - a threat to oil-importing nations

Fears grow over disrup­tion to crude suppli­es in the Middle East

January 6, 2020