Pakistan’s non-textile exports grow 11.7pc year-on-year to $9.9bn in 2020-21.
Sugar, wheat, palm oil, pulses main items procured from abroad to meet demand at home.
Families registered with National Socio-Economic Registry to be given priority.
Proposed policy will identify new taxpayers, aim for removal of exemptions.
Trucks loaded with perishable goods, transit cargo stranded at Bab-i-Dosti.
Minister says around Rs400bn worth of interest-free loans to be offered.
The month-on-month decline indicates that there will be a let-up in the prices of essential food items next month.
Commerce adviser says the import bill has increased mainly due to wheat and sugar imports.
Tax machinery fails to increase income tax, FED collection in 2020-21.
The target is to enhance Afghan cargo container clearance via the Green Channel to 80pc at Pakistani ports.
Exports on average stood at $2bn per month this year and fell drastically last year due to Covid-19, says commerce secretary.
“We will present the amended Bill in the parliament on Tuesday,” says SAPM on finance and revenue.
Says $2.5bn Eurobonds to be launched within months.
Flour millers seek written assurance for calling off strike.
Statistics shows that the average monthly consumption of ghee and oil in Pakistan is around 400,000 tonnes.
Wheat, sugar, pulses main contributors.
Details sought on tax exemption for Fauji Foundation.
Approves abolition of tax exemption on pensions and allowances of government employees.
"This time the IMF was not friendly with us and the programme was front-loaded and tough," he says.
The new system will be in place from July 1, says SAPM Dr Waqar Masood Khan.