Private sector credit flow remained weak in the first two and a half months of 2017, say banks.
Increasing population, higher per-capita intake of food, craze for fast food are putting pressure on food imports.
“We see credit demand in all segments of private sector businesses growing further this year as the economy takes off.”
Food exports to Iran are growing after lifting of US-led international sanctions on that nation.
“IT industrialists will have to make long-term business a priority instead of treating it as a short-term opportunity.”
Exports of meat have grown rapidly — though a decline is visible due to a growing local consumption and smuggling.
China has emerged as the single biggest market for Pakistani shrimp, oyster, lobster and crab, and the second largest
“Ensuring compliance of regulatory guidelines and, at the same time."
State Bank officials say the geographic and segment based allocations of agricultural lending could be done after
The move to launch the Pakistan Financial Inclusion and Infrastructure Project, the latest in a series to promote...
Hybrid varieties were expected to yield up to 3,450kg per hectare output but in most cases actual yields have not
Where is the demand coming from? And, what makes it feasible for banks to give more consumer loans?
“Whereas the board has been constituted.
National saving products to be diversified due to concern over excessive investment in prize bonds.
In the last four years, signs of improvement in farm productivity have been most visible in the production of fruits.
Banks expect more loans for the real estate ─ trading, renting and business ─ and construction sector this year.
The key assumptions about the performance of various sub-sectors of agriculture are yet to be realised
“This means we’re going to see a sort of industrial revival taking place in coming years…”
Interest and exchange rate management is expected to be a bit more challenging this year owing to a rising trade...
Officials say that the development of new wheat varieties has increase per-hectare wheat yield over the years more than