The govt not only miscalculated potential growth rate of remittances but also failed in forecasting growth rate of imports.
Chances for increasing non-bank borrowing through NSS are slim ...
Pakistan must do what is required to become a net exporter of something big and do it quickly or remain dependent on imports.
Moderation of domestic demand and slower import growth should weaken domestic demand-induced inflation and imported inflation.
SDG-centric outcome of these policies cannot be achieved. The reason is our hybrid political system...
Pakistan’s foreign trade model has some structural flaws that make it difficult to sustain export gains over a long time.
At uncertain times the banking industry should behave more responsibly.
The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over and continues to disrupt food supply chains across the globe.
The govt and the SBP keep rolling out new schemes after schemes to help ease the financial hardships of the SME sector.
Adolescents should be encouraged to open bank accounts using the identification...
Investment in agri-bonds can be allowed to overseas Pakistanis with some conditions aimed at protecting small farmers' interests.
Market witnesses volatility mostly at the time of external debt servicing or clearance of import payments.
For the time being, continuing with an accommodative monetary policy seems to be the only choice.
Part of the money withdrawn from banks ahead of Eid gets lost in the vortex of transaction outside the banking system.
Unless the government puts its fiscal house in order and unless competition laws and best ...
A decline in non-bank borrowing through NSS often makes the government panicky
Banks find it easier to lend huge amounts of money to big players in almost every category of private-sector businesses.
If Indonesia and Vietnam can attract $19bn and $16bn in FDI respectively,...
The SBP’s earnings might be affected if low interest rates persist
The external debt financing requirement for 2021-22 will be higher than it was in the current fiscal year