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Letter to FBR
August 26, 2019
Fund programme stokes hopes and anxieties
May 14, 2019

KARACHI: The latest IMF programme has given some in industry circles significant grounds for anxiety while others, mostly from big...

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PBC opposes withdrawal of act protecting industries
May 4, 2019

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC), a private sector business policy advocacy forum, has urged the government to continue providing...

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PBC opposes removal of Fifth Schedule of Customs Act
May 4, 2019

KARACHI: In a statement issued on Friday, Ehsan Malik, CEO of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) voiced his deep concern...

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Move to withdraw 5th Schedule of Customs Act opposed
May 4, 2019

KARACHI: Industry leaders on Friday strongly opposed the possible withdrawal of the 5th Schedule of Customs Act fearing it would...

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Informal economy outgrows formal one on presumptive tax regime: PBC
May 4, 2019

KARACHI: Pakistan’s informal economy has outgrown the formal economy due to presumptive tax scheme that encourages mispricing, widely known as...

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Reasons behind external account woes identified
April 7, 2019

Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has said that premature deindustrialization has led to reduction in the contribution of exports in GDP...

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PBC organises seminar on financing to support ‘Make in Pakistan’
March 10, 2019

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) organised a seminar on Financing to Support ‘Make in Pakistan’, on Saturday to address...

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PSX proposes perpetual amnesty to attract equity investment
March 10, 2019

KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) demanded of the government to announce a perpetual tax amnesty scheme to bring undocumented wealth...

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$4.1bn inflow in next two weeks, says Asad
March 10, 2019

KARACHI: Finance Minister Asad Umar said on Saturday that there will be an inflow of around $4.1 billion in the...

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The PBC Welcomes the Economic Reforms Package
January 24, 2019

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) welcomes the Economic Reforms Package announced by the Finance Minister this evening, with one notable...

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Indonesia abolishes up to 30 import duties on Pakistani products
December 1, 2018

KARACHI: Indonesia abolished import duties of up to 30 percent on 20 Pakistani products in a trade deal to secure...

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The Pakistan Business Council Welcomes Indonesia’s Move to Reduce Import Duty on Goods from Pakistan
November 30, 2018

Following the successful lobbying by the Pakistan Government, Indonesia has agreed to entirely abolish import duty on twenty items. Hitherto,...

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