Our fisheries sector can contribute more to agricultural GDP if authorities come up with a result-oriented revival plan.
The decision to go back to the IMF is being delayed inordinately as sentiments on the issue of self-reliance run high.
The cost of borrowing in the consumer sector registered a sharp increase in one year.
In Pakistan, crop seeds of all kinds are generally in short supply.
The rupee might come under pressure once again by end-December if the IMF loan is not finalised.
Agricultural lending is heavily tilted in favour of Punjab.
A large number of primary owners of sacrificial animals operate in the parallel economy and have no bank accounts.
A new policy on agriculture should help bridge the yield gaps in all major and minor crops in the minimum possible time.
It is common for overseas Pakistanis to start sending more foreign exchange back home five to six weeks ahead of Eid.
PTI plans require a large fiscal space at the federal and provincial levels
Unless exports and remittances take a great leap, temporary gains in the value of the rupee cannot be sustained over...
Low palm oil prices in the international market contributed to lower growth in the food import bill in 2017-18
The PPP and PML-N governments failed to rein in fiscal deficits during their five-year stints in power.
Higher prices of food commodities and a stricter enforcement of electioneering code of conduct have apparently moderated
Understandably, all this is not possible without big money coming into play.
Retail prices of domestically produced fertilisers have witnessed 10-20pc increase in the last year
PAKISTAN’S economic problems, chiefly those related to the external sector, have become quite challenging. Two...
It is of immense interest for banks to know which political party would tighten the ...
The world at large is going to keep a watchful eye on financial transactions originating from, or destined to, Pakistan
“Unless share of basmati in rice export is increased to 20-25pc, growth in rice earnings might remain just moderate.