Fatima S Attarwala

A basmati battle to win

A basmati battle to win

"If the impression is created that it only originates from India, then our exports will definitely take a hit," says exporter. Updated 02 Nov, 2020 10:30am
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