Fatima S Attarwala

Of crops and drugs

Of crops and drugs

Bayer Pakistan CEO says he does see much future for multinationals in the drug sector. Updated 19 Oct, 2020 08:33am
Knives, footballs and riches

Knives, footballs and riches

Resistant to the economic fallout of Covid-19, Sialkot retained its workforce during the pandemic with no mass layoffs. Updated 12 Oct, 2020 08:45am
Taking stock

Taking stock

It has been 12 years since the end of the musical chairs of military rule and bouts of interrupted democracy. Published 24 Aug, 2020 06:29am
The best-laid plans of mice and men

The best-laid plans of mice and men

Short of a winged messenger bringing glad tidings, all talk of the growth rate and future prospects is just that: talk. Published 15 Jun, 2020 01:08pm
Reality check

Reality check

INFLATION is down to single digits and the balance of trade has improved. Updated 08 Jun, 2020 08:38am
Holes in the package boat

Holes in the package boat

If there was ever a time to go deep in debt and beg, borrow and steal to finance relief measures, it is now. Updated 27 Apr, 2020 08:50am

Compassion eludes pharma sector

Is it not their responsibility to sell drugs at cost at least to reduce the financial burden on ordinary people? Published 13 Apr, 2020 06:02am
Heroines on the long toiling road

Heroines on the long toiling road

‘I am grateful that I can earn Rs15,000 a month. In the village, I was paid Rs200 per day for hard labour from 8am to... Published 09 Mar, 2020 07:08am

How PSL can climb up the scoreboard

PSL is a marketing exercise in entertainment that has the potential to be a multi-billion-dollar asset for the country. Published 17 Feb, 2020 07:39am
Brexit: business as usual… for now

Brexit: business as usual… for now

Being complacent while one of our biggest trading partners undergoes major changes hardly seems to be the best strategy. Updated 10 Feb, 2020 07:35am

Doomed resolutions

Textile, taking up the lion’s share of exports, is unlikely to be a catalyst for growth despite the room created by.... Published 06 Jan, 2020 07:07am

Pak-China FTA: the same old story

There had been some noise about Beijing offering unilateral concessions against the background of the CPEC. Published 16 Dec, 2019 07:14am

Trading tensions

‘If the government had continued to pressurise traders, I think we would have broken rank. Published 04 Nov, 2019 07:17am
Reality versus perception

Reality versus perception

Conventional wisdom at times flies in the face of reality as shown by the experiments conducted by the Nobel ... Published 21 Oct, 2019 07:08am
The wealth of the wealthiest

The wealth of the wealthiest

We live in a country where the true wealth of the richest is buried too deep to be listed on billionaires’ lists. Updated 14 Oct, 2019 07:59am