Dawn News

Afshan Subohi

Brisk sales of appliances

China reaping benefits of Pakistan's changing lifestyle, as it exports bulk of key components used in home appliances. Updated Apr 06, 2015 08:22am

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 Apr 01, 2015 01:41am

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