Exporters expect kinnow alone to fetch $200m this season, up from about $175m last year
The steep fall in oil prices is sure to slash the trade deficit by reducing the import bill.
Successive governments have focused on launching and re-launching subsidised tractors’ schemes for farm mechanisation.
Banks’ net profits are growing thanks to their disproportionally huge investment in high-yield government debt papers.
Three sugar mills have applied for licences to set up bagasse-based captive power plants of 30MW each, bringing ...
The six-month moratorium placed on KASB Bank has raised a few questions about national banking affairs.
Carryover-stocks plus estimates of surplus production this year have led the govt to allow limited export of sugar
In case of higher hikes in the policy rate, banks re-price their loans to small borrowers with sharper increases ...
Paddy growers are forced to sell their produce at very low prices in the absence of a policy to support them.
‘The banking industry generally does not bother to reset its profitability mix’
Export earnings grew from $213m in FY08 to $367m in FY14—an average annual increase of 12pc plus.
‘We live in a problem-fixing, bug-busting culture. Regulators use vague words to pacify the end-users of a service...
Leasing company executives complain that even when banks lend to them, they charge interest rates that are higher than
Exports of fruits and vegetables went down primarily due to field and orchard losses because of the floods and
“If commercial-scale experiments and release of new rice varieties get delayed due to financial constraints, food
Central bankers say Sukuk open market operations will help Islamic banks in short-term liquidity management.
THE State Bank of Pakistan has introduced a ‘Value-Chain Contract Farmer Financing’ scheme to build liaison...
Bankers point out that while the pace of clearing of forex transactions through the Asian Clearing Union has been...
Growing presence of investors, expanding e-market, rising collective sacrifice of animals and extensive live TV coverage
Both Sindh and Punjab are undertaking silo-building projects with technical help from the IFC, which had conducted a