Dawn News

March, 31 2015

Afshan Subohi

Stagnant exports

Pakistan’s exports have been stagnant for the last four years (since FY10-11), vacillating in a narrow band of $24-25bn. Updated Mar 30, 2015 08:54pm

Price range of summer fabrics

At the lower end of cotton fabrics market, prices are stable; but at higher end, customers are clinching value deals. Updated Mar 24, 2015 09:01am

Springtime for fabrics market

Size of the cotton fabric market has been projected to expand at the normal pace of about 5pc in 2014-15. Updated Mar 16, 2015 09:37am

High-tech pioneers

‘Pakistan has all it takes for a business to succeed: an expanding market; high level of connectivity; a young, tech Published Mar 09, 2015 12:04pm

Move for national consensus deal

Building a national consensus through parliamentary endorsement is generally considered both desirable and doable. Updated Mar 02, 2015 07:57am

Why shipping fails to sail?

Shipping is a high risk, high return business that needs a free environment to prosper. Updated Feb 16, 2015 08:18am

Is inflation underreported?

FAMILIES find it harder to cover basic household expenses within their budgets. They experience a higher rate of... Published Feb 02, 2015 06:42am

Consumer spending outlook

The sale of food items and consumer durables are expected to increase approximately 10pc in 2015 Published Jan 12, 2015 06:03am

Cautious optimism amid diverse views

The fundamentals are strong and the country, with all its weaknesses, proved to be a good destination for operational Published Jan 06, 2015 07:25am

Steering a rudderless ship

Stability has been achieved and our team will focus on growth now — Dr Miftah Ismail, chairman of the Board of Published Dec 29, 2014 06:17am

Whither fiscal autonomy?

The 7th NFC Award brought political rewards, but missed the development goals of devolution by a big margin. Updated Dec 29, 2014 09:28am

Job not done

After the 18th amendment, the federal ministry of labour and manpower was disbanded. Updated Dec 15, 2014 07:44am

Catalyst for change

Pakistan is emerging as the third most attractive country in Asia Pacific for investment funds. Updated Dec 08, 2014 09:22am