Provincial governments of Sindh and Punjab are trying to economise water use in farms by promoting sprinkler and ...
Depreciation of rupee created surplus local currency liquidity for those who have foreign currency deposits with banks.
The government of Sindh has invited fresh bids for the construction of bulk wheat storage facilities in the ...
Mid-sized banks are keeping check on their operating costs under check and are able to make loans at competitive rates.
Cooking oil makers say a nexus between top players, oilseed suppliers is preventing uniform growth of small enterprises.
Microfinance bankers admit that micro loans are still expensive. Borrowers say effective interest rates are 26 to 36pc.
Wheat prices rose further in Jan due to falling & mismanaged supplies, which resulted in increased wheat flour prices.
Consumer financing picked up for the first time in FY13, and the amount is expected to exceed Rs25bn in FY14.
In 2013, molasses exports crossed 350,000 tonnes from 80,000 tonnes in 2012. Industry executives say they are eyeing...
SBP's new set of guidelines for internal risk management covers most of the concerns in Basel II reporting requirements.
Agricultural machinery manufacturing has been growing on increased demand in domestic market.
Despite start of trading of debt papers through bourses, domestic borrowings will remain challenging in FY14's 2nd half.
The numbers of fresh potato exports are likely to expand because of increased estimated output & strong foreign demand.
The rupee regained 2pc of its lost value in 2wks, after hitting a historic low of Rs108.57 against the dollar on Dec 4.
Demand is high for almonds, pistachio, walnuts, peanuts and raisins, which are used in making Christmas, New Year cakes.
Over the years, the general insurance industry has expanded, and the number of companies is now 31.
Overall agri credit disbursement by banks increased greatly over 4yrs, but smaller provinces' share has remained meagre.
Production of chickpea and gram had seen a surge in the last cropping year. This year again the stage is set for...
A 1pc increase in min. deposit rate on bank deposits since Sept 2013, may keep at least cautious savers glued to banks.
Volatile exchange rates are the lifeline of forex companies: quicker the rupee falls, the higher their businesses grow.