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A positive ‘Make-in-Pakistan’ budget
June 12, 2021

The foremost concerns of the average Pakistani today are availability and affordability of food essentials and opportunities for livelihood in...

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Unleashing the Potential of Pharmaceuticals in Pakistan
June 3, 2021
Revival of industries: PBC publishes checklist for policymakers
May 27, 2021

KARACHI: As the government has embarked on a fresh impetus to revive industrial growth, Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has published...

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PBC advises checklist for industrialisation
May 27, 2021

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Wednesday advised checklists for promoting corporatisation and formalisation of business, increasing exports, import substitution...

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Govt agrees to key PBC budgetary proposal
May 26, 2021

ISLAMABAD: The government has agreed, in principle, to a key budget proposal of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) to restore...

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Govt nods reduction in upfront taxes on machinery imports
May 26, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin on Tuesday agreed to a proposed cut in upfront tax levies on import of plant...

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Govt to slash down turnover tax from 1.5pc to 0.5pc
May 25, 2021

ISLAMABAD: The government is contemplating upon different options to provide relief to the country’s giant multinational companies including slashing down...

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Proposals for Budget FY2021-22: Body comprises representatives of PBC, OICCI, FBR
May 25, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin has constituted a Consultative Committee comprising representatives of Pakistan Business Council...

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Changing FDI dynamics (1)
May 24, 2021

When it comes to foreign direct investment, Pakistan has intentionally or unintentionally barely scratched the surface of the potential there...

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PBC proposes pro-growth budget for FY22
May 20, 2021

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has suggested to the government to roll out a pro-growth budget for the next fiscal...

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PBC pitches solutions to avoid premature deindustrialisation
April 30, 2021

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has recommended sustainable and competitive energy supply pro-growth fiscal policy, infrastructure and low-cost financing as...

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Revival of industry, exports growth: Business council comes up with recommendations
April 30, 2021

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has come up with a set of recommendations for the revival of industry, growth...

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Pakistan Business Council opposes tax, tariff hikes under IMF deal
April 13, 2021

LAHORE: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC), a lobby group representing Pakistan’s major corporations and banks, has opposed the planned increase...

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Refinance facility leads to Rs700bln investment in industries: PBC
April 13, 2021

KARACHI: The temporary economic refinance facility, which lapsed in March, led directly to a Rs400 billion investment in plant and...

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PBC identifies key challenges, objectives for Azhar
April 13, 2021

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has identified some key challenges and objectives for the newly-appointed Federal Minister for Finance and...

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