Afshan Subohi

Bridging trust deficit

A positive public perception is absolutely necessary for long-term sustainability of any company — Saad Amanullah Khan, Published Oct 27, 2014 07:01am

Surge in metal scrap imports

Market watchers say part of the hike in scrap imports is due to rising international prices. But some add that Published Oct 13, 2014 06:25am

Deceptive marketing

The competition watchdog has heard cases alleging unfair marketing practices by an oil company, food (including frozen Published Oct 13, 2014 06:25am

Buoyant consumer market

Economists who deal exclusively in verifiable data find it difficult to justify persistent surge in consumer market. Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:31am

MDGs: most indicators off-track

IT would perhaps be embarrassing for Pakistan to sell ‘environmental sustainability,’ as the only achievable... Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:14pm

Dynamics of online commerce

‘The market is on the cusp of a change here, and will alter radically over the next decade’ Updated Sep 16, 2014 01:55pm

Reality check

Trade bodies and investor representatives have rejected the PTI’s call for civil disobedience Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

A case of breach of understanding?

Optimists have not lost hope, but odds are said to be too heavy against tackling the feedstock gas price issue. Published Aug 11, 2014 06:15am

Spike in Eid shopping

Pakistanis probably find markets irresistible and the visits to the malls therapeutic. Updated Jul 28, 2014 02:34pm

Ramazan economy

The collective productivity of the nation falls, but family spending peaks during Ramazan Published Jul 21, 2014 06:17am

Slower capital accumulation

“The government is mindful of the situation and is targeting higher investment in private and public sectors to attain a Published Jul 14, 2014 07:22am

Improving retail data collection

Turnover data collected directly from points-of-sales at selected retail outlets, including restaurants, is likely to Published Jul 07, 2014 07:22am