Planting of wheat seeds dried in the sunlight after soaking them in water saves the crop from black smut
Out of 8.3m total farm households, only 2.4m have access to agricultural credit, and 85pc of the total credit is
The Economic Survey cites ‘unfavourable weather conditions’ as the key reason for the fall in gram output
Whereas bankers say the double-digit growth in remittances can be maintained without making any special effort ....
Unlike rice and seafood that have been on the list of our key food exports, earnings from exports of wheat and sugar
Efforts are underway for making banks and financial institutions more inclusive.
Higher sugarcane production is the main factor behind increased molasses output. But to some extent, improved sugarcane
State Bank of Pakistan’s latest upgradation of prudent banking enables banks to seek more opportunities.
The 5pc and 7.5pc sales tax on retail outlets, depending on their monthly electricity bills, is being included in the
Revised regulations require microfinance banks to implement a comprehensive anti-money laundering framework, envisage
Agriculturists say one reason for the fall in total cropped area is that after the super floods of July-September 2010,
“The central bank will not be able to support a falling rupee by resorting to net selling of dollars within a given
Poultry farmers say even if there is some rationale for levy of duty and sales tax on soybean meal, the timing is so bad
According to SBP data, 74.4pc of total financing of Islamic banks was concentrated in corporates and 12.7pc in consumers
The credit guarantee scheme, if implemented efficiently, can help farmers engage in the physical trade of their prod
By fixing a modest borrowing target for FY15, after actually resorting to lower-than targeted borrowing in FY14,
“The federal budget has disappointed us,” laments an official of Pakistan Dairy Association.
The provincial revenues are up and political stakes of the ruling PPP are also high in rural Sindh.
In nine months of FY14, banks’ lending to the retail sector totaled Rs10.8bn, up from Rs2.5bn in the year-ago period.
Had foreign private investment not declined by 15pc from an already low base, ‘not every fresh penny borrowed from