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A nation of traders
January 29, 2018

THE Pakistan Business Council’s (PBC) recent report, titled Pakistan: Rising Imports, Declining Exports & Premature Deindustrialisation, provides careful documentation of...

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Is the PBC demanding protectionism?
January 26, 2018

After the PBC raised the banner of ‘Make in Pakistan’ in its Pakistan Economic Forum summit held last week, a...

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Boosting exports to China
January 26, 2018

That Pakistan can appreciably raise the level of exports to China is hardly much of a surprise. Trade watchers have...

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PBC expects $3.3b rise in Pakistan’s exports to China
January 25, 2018

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has projected that Pakistan could export an additional $3.3 billion worth of goods to...

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Chronic agricultural weakness
January 25, 2018

The layperson may assume that the agriculture sector is where strength may lie in Pakistan — and they would be...

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Exports to China hold $3.3 billion potential
January 25, 2018

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council, a leading business advocacy group, proposed the government to seek zero-tariff access for 25 products, mainly...

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Pakistani businesses deserve better deals from Chinese: PBC
January 25, 2018

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has identified 25 products that could help fetch an additional $3.3 billion in exports,...

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PEF, CPFTA and CPEC
January 25, 2018

Lots of acronyms there! PEF is Pakistan Economic Forum whose fourth edition was show-cased last week. CPFTA is China Pakistan...

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Domestic investors’ voice
January 18, 2018

FOR a number of years now, the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has been conducting an exercise they call the Pakistan...

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PM announces plans for foreign assets amnesty scheme
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced on Wednesday the government’s intentions to offer an amnesty scheme for Pakistanis to...

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Industry group calls for release of detailed CPEC long-term plan
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Identifying short-term external liabilities as a significant challenge, Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Wednesday called for a measured watch...

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Loans rollover, tax cut advised to abridge C/A gap
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Economic experts and corporate heads on Wednesday advised the government to reduce current account gap by rolling over foreign...

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How realistic is ‘Make in Pakistan’?
January 18, 2018

Despite improving energy supplies and better law and order situation in the country, the big business looks worried. The Pakistan...

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Stop hurting industry, encourage Make in Pakistan: PBC
January 18, 2018

Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Wednesday made a strong case for government policies to be reviewed and aligned to promote...

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Foreign assets: one-time tax amnesty scheme on the cards?
January 18, 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has hinted at announcing a one-time tax amnesty scheme aimed at bringing back foreign assets...

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