Need for autonomy

Need for autonomy

Turnover tax constitutes 4-5pc of the cost of a standalone garment/finished goods producer if they do not have backward linkages. Updated 24 Jan, 2022 08:47am
Growing exchange rate challenges

Growing exchange rate challenges

Imports of petroleum products more than doubled and crossed $10bn in July-Dec 2021 from less than $5bn in July-Dec 2020.
Updated 24 Jan, 2022 08:41am

Back to work

Betting on staff returning to work, Google has bought a $1bn worth building in London which will have ...
Published 24 Jan, 2022 08:05am

Unregistered adults

Almost half of the youth falling in the age bracket of 18-24 years in Pakistan does not have a CNIC, according to...
Published 24 Jan, 2022 08:05am

Inequality

Oxfam’s annual inequality report estimates that 21,000 people are dying every day owing to inequality — that is...
Published 24 Jan, 2022 08:05am

The longest cruise ever

After the pandemic crippled the industry, one cruise company is ...
Published 24 Jan, 2022 08:05am

Closed borders

According to an Ipsos survey, countries are becoming more insular with 56pc of the people survey reluctant to...
Published 24 Jan, 2022 08:05am

Murree’s money mill

The least the government can do is better regulate the tourism industry for locals.
Updated 24 Jan, 2022 08:32am

The hardships of ‘prior actions’

Lower crude oil prices and freight charges could absorb in part the inflationary effects of the mini-budget later in the year.
Published 17 Jan, 2022 07:16am

A tricky balancing act

Public disclosure of contingent liabilities could have hurt CPEC projects, but govt is satisfied with its handling of the matter.
Updated 17 Jan, 2022 08:26am
A dinosaur move against crypto

A dinosaur move against crypto

Blockchain is too complex and rapidly developing an industry that needs more nuanced understanding.
Updated 17 Jan, 2022 08:29am
Abrupt policy shifts

Abrupt policy shifts

The mistrust and ongoing litigation does not bode well for new foreign investment in the E&P industry.
Updated 17 Jan, 2022 08:45am