Nasir Jamal

Last straw on the camel’s back

“The gap between the government and the business community is widening,” notes Shahid Zia, a financial ... Published Jan 26, 2015 06:59am

‘Romance with equities’

‘There is a perception in the international markets that Pakistan’s economic decline has stopped and the country is Published Jan 06, 2015 07:25am

Jolt to political economy

Economic policies grow out of political vision — economist Ali Kemal Published Dec 29, 2014 06:17am

Breathing space for the economy

The government is expecting savings of $2bn, or 0.8pc of GDP, on the oil import bill during the current fiscal year Updated Dec 15, 2014 07:26am

Investing in the future

Pakistan is one of eight countries where the Chinese govt plans to help its investors set up special economic zones. Updated Dec 08, 2014 07:53am

SMEs’ struggle for survival

“Over the last few years, I have been observing a growing trend of people entering trade, instead of investing... Published Dec 01, 2014 06:22am

A local brand-driven business

The Super Asia group’s annual sales turnover, including exports of Rs350m, is around Rs2bn Updated Nov 24, 2014 07:51am

Sound of silent revival

Jamaat was founded to spread the message of Islam. It disavows jihad and any other violent path towards Islamic revival. Updated Nov 12, 2014 08:02am

Industry profile of Gujranwala

The city, according to the president of the GCCI contributes almost 9pc to the national output, Updated Nov 10, 2014 08:20am

Textile policy delayed

The industry is expecting priority energy supply, tax-free import of machinery and duty drawbacks of up to 3pc on Published Nov 03, 2014 06:47am

Virgin land for IT ventures

‘The number of internet users is growing rapidly with the launch of 3G/4G and a fall in prices of smart phones. Published Oct 27, 2014 07:01am

Concerns over growing poverty

‘Higher growth and investment alone do not guarantee a remedy. Even our public investment policies are... Published Oct 20, 2014 06:27am