Fatima S Attarwala
Though the interest in Gwadar and surrounding beaches has generated traction, it may be short-lived due to the lack of amenities.
Working backwards, a guesstimate of the size of the restaurant sector is about Rs134bn annually.
Some research indicates that about 40-50 per cent of drugs available in Pakistan are counterfeit.
In last 5 years, over $200m was raised by startups of which only about 3pc was towards female-founded or co-founded companies.
Italian ambassador expresses interest in deepening ties between the two countries.
It’s a business model any capitalist would be proud of: purchase at zero cost and sell for half a million.
As an organisation, the Central Directorate of National Savings has existed before partition.
"If the impression is created that it only originates from India, then our exports will definitely take a hit," says exporter.
Much of Quetta’s economy is entwined with Iran through barter due to the lack of banking channels.
Bayer Pakistan CEO says he does see much future for multinationals in the drug sector.
Resistant to the economic fallout of Covid-19, Sialkot retained its workforce during the pandemic with no mass layoffs.
It has been 12 years since the end of the musical chairs of military rule and bouts of interrupted democracy.
Market capitalisation of real estate in the country is over $1tr, a figure more than three times the size of Pakistan’s GDP.
Short of a winged messenger bringing glad tidings, all talk of the growth rate and future prospects is just that: talk.
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.