In the last five fiscal years, Pakistan's domestic saving growth rate averaged below 7.4pc.
Import volumes of pulses in July-November went up about 65pc, which shows little attention is being paid to minor crops.
Banks lent generously to private sector, PSEs in July-Dec but not all of it was in line with best banking practices.
The transmission of monetary tightening takes longer to tame inflation while erosion in purchasing power along with ...
It’s necessary for the government to reveal the exact nature of financial support from friendly countries.
Relying too much on remittances without offering incentives and privileges to overseas Pakistanis can be a mistake.
With reserves that are only enough to cover a 1.5 month import bill, the SBP can't defend the rupee even if it wants to.
Food exports to the neighbouring countries cannot rise unless the government devises a pragmatic strategy with the help
Indicators suggest no substantial easing of forex crisis in sight despite downward trend in intl oil prices.
Increase in policy rate preceded by rupee’s fall to new low signal that uncertainty about going to IMF should end now.
Water scarcity has hit Sindh and Balochistan badly and poor farmers are bearing an increased cost of inputs.
Seeking foreign exchange support from friendly nations is justified. But this strategy cannot replace a regular...
A large fiscal deficit is likely to compel the government to continue financing a large part of it through...
Small and Medium Enterprises can play a more effective role in achieving high export growth to China.
Officials are tight-lipped about the issue of land acquisition and unclear about financing modalities
One factor behind higher private-sector credit off-take is the fall in the profitability of some key industrial sectors.
Steps announced in the package are aimed more at addressing the problem of double taxation faced by freelancers.
Aggregate demand is still high as the purchasing capacity of a segment of the population in the economy is still intact.
What necessitates the return to IMF is that Pakistan finds it difficult to service the huge external debts incurred.
The average farm size in Pakistan is 5.6 acres, less than half of what it was back in 1972.