Banks expect more loans for the real estate ─ trading, renting and business ─ and construction sector this year.
The key assumptions about the performance of various sub-sectors of agriculture are yet to be realised
“This means we’re going to see a sort of industrial revival taking place in coming years…”
Interest and exchange rate management is expected to be a bit more challenging this year owing to a rising trade...
Officials say that the development of new wheat varieties has increase per-hectare wheat yield over the years more than
Senior bankers say individuals and businesses can expect better banking services in the upcoming year.
The potential of online banking in revolutionising corporate and business culture has only partially been tapped
Growing use of tubewells has reduced dependence on the Karez system of irrigation that, due to its structural flaws.
Food processing and packaging has grown over time and the names of some locally processed and packaged food ...
Bankers say treating a movable property as collateral for an SME loan would accelerate SME financing.
Recent volatility in the open currency market had its roots in the behaviour of foreign exchange companies.
Exporters say new export markets for Pakistani fruits are opening up in China and in the Far Eastern countries
Farmers, in both Punjab and Sindh, have been receiving subsidy on tractor purchasing as in the past.
Private sector lending of banks has been on the rise in almost all those areas where increased business activity
Seasoned bankers admit privately that professionalism on the part of bankers has not measured up to the new challenges
Immediately after the authority started issuing halal certificates, four meat exporting companies got supply order
“Owners and managers of a large number of SMEs have a deeper craving for Shariah-compliant financial services than
Some private sector companies have also started playing a key role in promoting tunnel farming.
No significant change is expected by this year end.
A drier than expected weather in October and in the two weeks of November has been a blessing this year according ...