Short of a winged messenger bringing glad tidings, all talk of the growth rate and future prospects is just that: talk.
Fatima S Attarwala
INFLATION is down to single digits and the balance of trade has improved.
Back-of-the-envelope calculations indicate the market size of domestic labour in Pakistan is worth billions.
If there was ever a time to go deep in debt and beg, borrow and steal to finance relief measures, it is now.
Is it not their responsibility to sell drugs at cost at least to reduce the financial burden on ordinary people?
‘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...
One trader says they expect things to normalise by June-July.
PSL is a marketing exercise in entertainment that has the potential to be a multi-billion-dollar asset for the country.
Being complacent while one of our biggest trading partners undergoes major changes hardly seems to be the best strategy.
Textile, taking up the lion’s share of exports, is unlikely to be a catalyst for growth despite the room created by....
There had been some noise about Beijing offering unilateral concessions against the background of the CPEC.
People don’t pay import duties if they are too high. There is either under-invoicing or smuggling.
‘If the government had continued to pressurise traders, I think we would have broken rank.
Conventional wisdom at times flies in the face of reality as shown by the experiments conducted by the Nobel ...
We live in a country where the true wealth of the richest is buried too deep to be listed on billionaires’ lists.
Eleven economists. Most with the venerated title of ‘doctor’ preceding them. That is how many were contacted for...
‘US importers have lost confidence in China, which benefited Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangladesh in a big way,’...
Bilateral trade is heavily tilted in favour of India with our imports five times more than our exports.
Any increase in exports will remain marginal until firms move out of their comfort zones and improve their operations.
Only 5pc of total broiler chickens are processed for further value addition.