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.'
‘WikiLeaks of the mega rich’ may cloud business sentiments in Pakistan for a fleeting moment.
The summer wardrobe spending of elite customers is high and rising. This class has higher propensity to respond to
In this special report the ‘Business’ team tries to look deeper to map progress, assess value, identify gainers/losers.
‘Boosting exports is a huge task even for developed economies owing to the global slowdown.
Movers and shakers say they are watching political developments in Karachi with interest.
‘The industry responded by experiencing five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance’
THE country’s trading community appears to be somewhat distinct from manufacturers, farmers, transporters, ...
“Ethics is an important dimension of economics and should be treated as such” — PIDE Vice-Chancellor Dr Asad Zaman
THERE is no place for simpletons in bizarre bazaars. Such markets serve tricksters at the cost of unsuspecting...
‘There is no discipline or the monitoring of quality and quantity of farm inputs, or their prices. And farmers do not
“Who will bother for the land utilisation policy when realtors are thriving on new schemes,
In the absence of policy intervention, farmers switching from cotton to a crop that they perceive to be more rewarding.
Restaurant IMS streamlines transaction data from business place to the PRA database on real time basis, minimising the
Exporters are eagerly waiting for the opening of banking channels for expanding trade with Iran.
We need not worry as long as the trend is limited to a very narrow class of elite professionals in the Gulf countries.
The framework of formal economy needs re-evaluation with an open mind.
Can possible disagreements between Islamabad, IMF lead to early termination of fund's current stabilisation programme?
IT is probably a vibrant parallel economy more than the government’s policy interventions that has saved Pakistan...