There is no systematic data collection to quantify the value of philanthropy, but the activity is massive.
The govt’s haste in getting the finance bill endorsed during the opposition’s walkout from the NA is unnecessary.
Budget proposals avoid addressing issue of investor's trust deficit or closing the widening development gap with Punjab.
Ahsan Iqbal, the planning and development minister, disputed the finance ministry’s unemployment rate figure at a press
The reluctant private sector finds the business environment not yet congenial for long-term investment in industry.
The proposals are not expected to ease pressure on the family budget of tax-paying salaried middle class in the country.
Distressed citizenz who struggle for a decent living in a hostile economic environment get penalised by indirect taxes.
Sindh budget to provide greater allocations for visible development projects in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur.
It is difficult for the cash-strapped government to present a ‘please-all budget’ for fiscal year 2015-16.
Local companies have expanded into countries in Middle East, Far East and South Asia, as well as in Canada, UK and US.
The effects of labour mismanagement are not limited to the working masses but encompass the whole economy.
Islamabad has not yet resolved issue of cess imposed by Sri Lanka on pipe and tube imports, leading to export losses.
Yes, it is great if Asia’s rising giant is willing to hold our hand, but there is no free lunch in business.
After the April 10 parliament session, the currency market came under pressure.
Claims of expanding economic ties between Pakistan and Iran have yet to be substantiated.
China reaping benefits of Pakistan's changing lifestyle, as it exports bulk of key components used in home appliances.
Pakistan’s exports have been stagnant for the last four years (since FY10-11), vacillating in a narrow band of $24-25bn.
At the lower end of cotton fabrics market, prices are stable; but at higher end, customers are clinching value deals.
The level of economic discontent is far greater than the rulers seem to understand.
Size of the cotton fabric market has been projected to expand at the normal pace of about 5pc in 2014-15.