As Pakistan turns 70, banks realise that in order to grow and prosper they need to help build a new economy
Ouster of Nawaz Sharif has added to the forex market confusion that began on July 5.
Balochistan gets only 0.1pc of total agricultural credit despite having a contribution of around 4pc to the national...
Markets have grown used to witnessing a discord between monetary and fiscal policies.
Per-hectare yields of wheat and rice are much lower than what they could and should be
Treasurers almost certain SBP would not hesitate in letting the rupee fall again.
Local production meets only a fraction of our requirements, below 10pc in the best-case scenario.
While the situation is disquieting, the government is seemingly hopeful
Growers say the problems related to minor crops remain unheard because they are grown mostly by small farmers
“Will the rupee be allowed to decline once again since the SBP had said that the Rs108.25/dollar exchange rate...
“A larger local output of seeds saved millions of dollars that would have been spent on additional seed imports at
Will banks use their sufficient liquidity for channelling funds into areas that keep crying for formal finance?
Cane output has exceeded the 70 million tonnes mark for the first time.
Fish farmers say the number of fish species bred in hatcheries has fallen from 25-30 some years ago to about 15-20 now
“Only slow down the pace at which money keeps coming back into the banking system”
The establishment of the Balochistan Bank should help local farmers have greater access to formal finance.
Pakistan produced 6.13m tonnes of maize in FY17, up 16.3pc from last year’s 5.271m tonnes.
No big change in export pricing is in sight.
“The scales of these schemes are too small,” an official of the Sindh Abadgar Association regretted.
The federal budget has withdrawn a special tax regime.