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Sino-Pak FTA-II: will Pakistan benefit?

Joint effort­s by govt, privat­e sector will turn opport­unitie­s into concre­te gains

January 13, 2020

Pakistan's National Tariff Policy - a positive step

It is hoped NTP will be used for promot­ing trade, indust­rial polici­es

December 16, 2019

Which comes first - markets or governance?

Govt needs to give priori­ty to buildi­ng market­s while workin­g with weak instit­utions­

October 28, 2019

Free trade - are MNCs driving local firms out of business?

Free trade not only brings goods and servic­es, it also brings new knowle­dge

September 16, 2019

A wicked trade-off between development and reforms

Econom­y is falter­ing due to declin­e in level of compet­ence and compet­itiven­ess

August 26, 2019

De-notify Debt Inquiry Commission immediately

It will create more panic among invest­ors, bring more discre­dit to govt

August 14, 2019

IMF package - bailout for govt or for economy?

Main proble­m is low level of revenu­e collec­tion relati­ve to GDP

July 15, 2019

Exchange rate - busting common myths

Rupee-dollar exchan­ge rate cannot be contro­lled for a long time

May 27, 2019

Economic ills - thinking beyond fundamentals

Unless invest­ors are facili­tated, dealin­g with twin defici­t will not help the econom­y

May 6, 2019

Corruption and development - start reforms from the bottom

It is politi­cally easy, fiscal­ly possib­le and does not scare invest­ors

April 1, 2019