High prices, financing curbs fail to dent demand.
The environment is creating uncertainty which is really bad for domestic and foreign investors.
Manufacturers are setting up olar and coal-fired power plants to curtail surging electricity expenses.
Slowdown in construction activity, end of amnesty scheme blamed for the year-on-year decline.
KARACHI: Amid a drop of $79 per ounce in the world market in 2021, domestic price of gold soared by Rs10,031 per...
CNG closure, high bike sales and ineffective transport system are key factors.
Iranian cooking oil and canola oil is being offered at Rs240-325 per litre while locally produced oil is sold for Rs380-400.
CNG dealers express reservations over the lingering gas crisis, hand over a smart load management plan to the Sindh governor.
AIDEP aims at improving export and localisation.
Wholesalers say at least three to four more vegetable markets must be set up in city.
Year-on-year it jumps 42pc to Rs349bn.
The prices of locally assembled Japanese and Chinese bikes have been raised multiple times this year.
KARACHI: Despite a drop in sales in November for some segments, the auto sector recorded an overall positive trend...
Impact visible on wholesale and retail rates across the country
KARACHI: Consumers on Thursday continued to buy fresh milk at the rate of Rs140 per litre despite the fact that the...
There has been a massive rise in construction cost from Nov 2020 when steel bar was available at Rs110,000-113,000 per tonne.
Domestic despatches go up amid increased construction activity, while exports suffer due to higher freight rates.
Further hike in duty likely to boost smuggling.
Local pushcart vendors are demanding Rs170-180 for just 250 grammes of peanuts as compared to Rs140-150 rate of last year.
Committee informed that the local industry is helpless in addressing the price hike issue.