The import bill of three sectors — agriculture, textile and oil — posted positive growth.
Mubarak Zeb Khan
WB-funded project document likely to be approved by end of May and signed in June.
On a year-on-year basis, large-scale manufacturing dipped by 2.93pc during the first nine months.
Dr Shaikh says if the electricity tariff is increased, those who consume less than 300 units will not be affected.
Scheme passed through presidential ordinance grants people 45 days to declare undeclared assets, sales and expenditures.
Indicates that the government’s corrective measures against trade deficit are bearing fruits.
Procedures changed, enforcement improved to curb currency smuggling.
Finance secretary given additional charge of revenue division secretary
Govt has anticipated 3.8pc in agriculture, 7.6pc in industry and 6.5pc in services, thus target of 6.2pc GDP growth.
Based on factors like economic activity top tax officials have requested the government to revise FBR’s annual target.
An official hints that the government is now considering putting off announcing the federal budget till June 10.
Summary to appoint Shabbar Zaidi as new FBR chairman returned by the cabinet.
Dawood admits that no market survey was conducted before finalising the list for consideration in the FTA.
Tax officers threaten legal action against appointment; IMF confirms Reza Baqir has resigned.
New price to come into effect from today (May 5).
No official reason given for sudden sackings, name of new central bank chief to be announced today.
In March, the consumer price index had surged to 9.4pc, the highest level in five years.
Rs450bn annual shortfall in revenue collection expected by end June.
Provincial minister to meet PM’s adviser on finance on Friday
Details of proposed $6-8bn bailout package will be sorted out over the next 10 days.