Dawn News

March, 04 2015

Afshan Subohi

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

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

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

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

Looking for a ‘bailout’

The implicit reliance on the government by some businesses — assumed in the shape of a bailout during times of distress Updated Nov 24, 2014 07:40am

Awaiting LNG imports

The government intends to import up to 4m metric tonnes of LNG in 2015, at an estimated cost of about $2.5bn. Updated Nov 17, 2014 07:49am

Troubled foreign investors

The government is reportedly struggling to reach an out-of-court settlement with the Tethyan Copper Company Pakistan. Updated Nov 10, 2014 08:04am

Dip in business sentiments

If the government fails to act fast, the shrinking job market and the rising cost of living may generate more discontent Updated Nov 10, 2014 08:01am

Pakistan’s weakening global linkages

We believe that if overseas buyers really care for our people and their welfare, they need to devise a mechanism where Published Nov 03, 2014 06:47am