The finance team is too preoccupied with tackling the twin deficits to look at the bigger picture.
Even PTI legislators have started publicly criticising economic policies that are hurting ordinary citizens.
90pc of the proceeds are to be spent on loan retirement and 10pc on poverty alleviation
The strategy for socio-economic development should be a blend of ‘bottom-up’ and ‘top-down’ approach
The performance of the economy should be judged based on per capita income and not on the growth rate
A Reuters’ survey indicates that most central banks have cut interest rates to shore up their economies in the wake ...
Few initial positive indicators have the potential to slightly rekindle the sagging business confidence in the economy.
The erratic and low spending on economic development and public welfare has dampened the spirit of voluntary taxation.
National awareness for successful implementation is missing ...
Banks find it convenient to finance foreign trade rather than indulge in aggressive long-term risky lending for ...
The current high central bank policy rate is not justified because inflation is fluctuating within a single-digit ...
One cannot rule out strong resistance to austerity and institutional reforms from the bureaucracy
Low level of national capital formation is the root cause of growing dependence on foreign finances.
A fiscal expert suggests that the country’s finance team should develop an alternative plan to meet the IMF...
The possibility cannot be ruled out that army’s top brass may finally reach the conclusion that the country’s best.
Enjoying the comfort of foreign crutches, we are sleepwalking into an unknown future.
The current approach of balancing the books is vastly different from improving the fundamentals of the economy.
The lowest growth rate has been planned for industry thought it leads to expansion in all sectors of the economy
"It would be simply impossible to achieve 34pc growth in revenue in a year when the economy is in shambles."
With the real effective exchange rate and intrinsic value of the rupee ignored, devaluation has lost all prudent limits