There is no sense in raising your exports on the one hand while you are busy raising an army of illiterate and undernourished...
In the days to come, they will find themselves rolling a lot of things back.
The inflationary tide showed up in a broad range of goods far beyond food and energy.
Whatever spin they put out as they get busy to shift gears, they now face a public so sceptical that words won’t matter anymore.
Is it possible that once again a closer look will show that monetary factors are behind this growth and inflation?
The desperation was present in the prime minister’s televised address to the nation yesterday.
The notification saga has ended, but so has the ‘same page’.
It will be a terrible mistake for the PM, his acolytes to underestimate the strength of the wave that is about to hit them.
The government has nothing more than an MoU to ‘seek a commitment’ to conduct a set of feasibility studies.
Despite PM Imran Khan’s assurances that things will soon get better, Pakistanis are looking with great trepidation and anxiety at
Afghanistan should not be ditched but Pakistan should also keep its own interests in mind.
The exchange rate alone can no longer absorb the full impact of the deterioration in the current account.
Keeping the rupee below the threshold of 170 will become harder and harder.
The imbalances have already appeared, faster than anyone thought they would.
Pakistan looks set to face yet another energy crisis in the coming winter months, the third time in three years that liquefied...
If so there are very significant implications for Pakistan.
Gunning growth through public expenditure inevitably gives rise to external sector imbalances in Pakistan.
Without international legitimacy they cannot unlock the reserves or reactivate donor funding lines.
The country’s economy will not be able to grow if its isolation continues.
What looked like rank incompetence about a year ago is now beginning to smack of malfeasance.