Nasir Jamal

Anti-industry bias in free trade deals

A study shows that about 38pc of Pakistan’s top 50 high potential export items are already tariff exempted by Thailand. Published Jan 25, 2016 06:38am

CPEC-triggered investment

'CPEC is not only attracting domestic investors but also foreign capital.' Published Jan 11, 2016 07:07am

Gaps in tax revenue

'Shortfall in the FBR’s targeted collection every year has adversely affected the financial position of the provinces.' Published Dec 28, 2015 07:18am

Fall in consumer spending?

Analysts contend that food companies emerged as one of the best performing corporate in the first half of this year. Published Dec 07, 2015 06:56am

Commodity futures trading

Trading in commodity futures in Pakistan is a relatively new thing. Published Nov 30, 2015 06:45am

Bourses’ merger, lurking fears

Competition is important because demutualisation makes stock exchanges ‘for profit’ entities. Published Nov 23, 2015 06:10am

Challenges in boosting drug exports

‘Our government regulations are limited only to controlling drug pricing instead of ensuring the medicines’. Published Nov 16, 2015 06:55am

Cotton belt under distress

“The crop losses are widespread but patchy,” says Ijaz Ahmed Rao, a cotton grower from Karor Paka, near Lodhran. Published Nov 02, 2015 07:05am