Fatima S Attarwala

The cost of marginalisation

The cost of marginalisation

As any disabled person in Pakistan will tell you, the country is not for the challenged. From the blind finding it... Published 26 Sep, 2022 04:30am

Fudging the numbers

Exporters expect Basmati’s yield to increase by about 20pc when its harvest season starts next month. Updated 19 Sep, 2022 09:38am
Unequal partners

Unequal partners

Pakistan’s top five export destinations account for nearly half (49pc) of the country’s overall exports. Most of... Published 12 Sep, 2022 04:43am
A steeper roller coaster ride

A steeper roller coaster ride

Since 1959, Pakistan has approached the IMF 22 times, according to data from the Fund’s website. There are few... Published 05 Sep, 2022 03:32am
One tree at a time

One tree at a time

It sounds goods: one billion trees. A nice big number that evokes visions of vibrant leafy forests as far as the ... Published 29 Aug, 2022 09:03am
Risks of Overwork

Risks of Overwork

How many people have the luxury of limiting themselves to 49 hours per week? According to the International Labour... Published 22 Aug, 2022 06:05am
How to emigrate to the US

How to emigrate to the US

The ‘land of the free’ is a popular destination, already home to half a million Pakistanis, roughly the population of Sukkur. Updated 22 Aug, 2022 09:31am
The palm oil trifecta

The palm oil trifecta

Environmental sustainability is not an active part of the narrative for emerging markets. In developing countries... Published 25 Jul, 2022 07:54am
The ongoing pharma MNC exodus

The ongoing pharma MNC exodus

As the economic crisis worsens along with regulatory challenges, multinationals find it expedient to close shop Updated 30 Jul, 2022 05:36pm
The blessing of FATF

The blessing of FATF

Pakistan’s current account, and hence the feeble strength of the rupee, hangs on by a thread that is remittances.... Published 18 Jul, 2022 07:10am
Plugging perception gaps

Plugging perception gaps

In terms of returns and technology, there is a lot more to NIT than meets the eye. Updated 27 Jun, 2022 09:15am
Employers vs employees

Employers vs employees

In an argument of labour costs vs labour productivity, the debate of a higher minimum wage is limited to rhetoric since most of... Published 09 May, 2022 07:29am
Opting for traditions

Opting for traditions

Since female garments and jewellery appear to have the most traction, it implies that women are more inclined towards online... Published 02 May, 2022 06:59am
Business as usual for exports

Business as usual for exports

The political pendulum has swung wildly in the last few weeks, as it often does in the country, but exports and ... Published 11 Apr, 2022 06:49am