'British departure from the EU will have profound implications because of Pakistan’s close economic links with the UK.'
The sale of mobile phones and car accessories also emerged as hot items claiming consumers’ special attention this year.
Last year the total cash and in-kind donations by companies and individuals were projected at about Rs240bn.
Keeping with the usual trend, grocery bills swelled again this Ramazan pushing up the monthly household expense level.
Murad Ali Shah is trying to mobilise more resources locally but without widening the tax net or increasing tax rates
Provinces seek greater role in sales tax collection to trim dependence on uncertain and delayed federal transfers.
In turbulent Pakistan two years is a long time but the next budget has been crafted keeping the 2018 elections in view.
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The BSP projects that the total expenditure will shrink by 5.6pc against budget estimates during this fiscal year.
The development partners attribute Pakistan’s under-performance to global price trend, energy deficit, weak investment.
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The business community sees incremental economic growth in the year ahead but rules out a sharp increase in the rate.
Economic managers are struggling to come to grips with the key triggers that sway markets without prior warnings.
'The growth in India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam and scores of other Asian countries is above global average.'
Economists suggested a realistic roadmap for pan Asia cooperation, along the same lines as the EU experience.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar confirmed that the suggestion was well received by the panel.
ADB and AIIB select Pakistan as the destination for a $300mn project to construct a road in Punjab.
Over the past two weeks the real estate prices have climbed. Investors are again looking for short-term options.
Dr Abdul Malik wants assurance of environmental standards, a job quota for locals and electricity to Bela district.
'Within Pakistan the legal framework covers dormant companies but does not permit shell companies.'