The number of Pakistani workers going to the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council is on the decline.
The industry, unlike other segments of agriculture and livestock, gets little attention of the government and remains
Banks have rolled out schemes for clean energy financing, including loans for solar-powered tubewells.
“The long-stretched lax monetary policy keeps our spreads low, and interest income on growing loan stocks does not
On the other hand, LSM growth in the last fiscal was primarily driven by domestic demand.
Pakistan is still awaiting its first national water policy despite the fact that its draft was formulated in 2003.
Going for import substitution is as much necessary as discouraging imports of finished food items.
Fiscal and monetary coordination is attaining greater importance with the country’s evolving democracy.
Banks’ auto loans have almost doubled to Rs11.1 billion from Rs5.7bn in July-September last year.
Exporters say we must have a larger base of surplus of grains to give an immediate boost to food exports.
The central bank wants banks and DFIs to tap all opportunities of financing environment-friendly activities .
Adopting better and more dependable approaches in manufacturing and marketing of food products is required.
Some exporters are re-establishing their brands by improving quality of processing and packaging.
Moneyed people are resorting to a long-forgotten way of retaining value: buying dollars from the open market.
SC ruling in a dispute over calculation of pension for retired NBP employees is an eye-opener for the banking industry.
The hike in tomato prices is a chilling reminder of structural problems facing the marketing of perishable food items.
Conventional and Islamic banks as well as microfinance institutions are trying to help Pakistan achieve the SDGs.
Export earnings rose 11.8 per cent year-on-year to $3.497 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year.
It is difficult to say at this stage whether we are going to get 12.6m bales or 13.75m bales or even more.
There are many opportunities for small and medium enterprises in technology upgrading and innovation.