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PBC for urgent stimulus to deal with coronavirus challenge
March 17, 2020

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Monday called for a 200 basis points (bps) cut in the policy rate and...

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Pakistan Business Council proposes 200bps rate cut
March 17, 2020

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has called upon the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to cut policy rate by...

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Stimulus needed to overcome virus effects
March 17, 2020

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Monday called for an urgent economic stimulus to bolster the industrial sector to fight...

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Knee-jerk U-turns
January 26, 2020

INDUSTRY associations are stepping forward to express their disappointment that commitments made to them are quickly withdrawn, and one of...

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PBC dismayed at U-turns in economic policy
January 24, 2020

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) – a business advocacy body on Thursday expressed disappointment on ‘U-turns’ in economic policy of...

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Industry deplores ‘knee-jerk U-turns’ in economic policy offer
January 24, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The government and the country’s big businesses entered into a serious tug of war over electricity tariff that has...

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PBC criticises govt on retrospective additional surcharges, taxes on five export-oriented sectors
January 24, 2020

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC), a policy advocacy platform, criticised the government on Thursday for additional surcharges, taxes and positive...

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PBC Dismayed by Policy U‐Turns
January 23, 2020

The Pakistan Business Council is disappointed by yet another knee‐jerk U‐turn in government policy. If not reversed, this threatens Pakistan’s...

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PBC calls for devising long-term export policy
January 8, 2020

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has said that a long-term export policy must be owned and monitored by the Prime...

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PBC urges policy shift to boost manufacturing-led exports
January 7, 2020

KARACHI: Without a strong manufacturing-led export sector, no nation of the size and at the stage of economic development in...

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Dialogue on Economic Revival and Sustainable Growth
December 11, 2019

Take Outs from the Dialogue on Economic Revival

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PBC welcomes tariff policy
November 21, 2019

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council has welcomed the approval National Tariff Policy by the Federal Cabinet. The new policy is...

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PBC hails national tariff policy
November 21, 2019

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Wednesday hailed approval of National Tariff Policy (NTP) by the federal cabinet. “The...

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PBC urges central bank to cut interest rate
November 14, 2019

KARACHI: The country’s top businesses advocacy body on Wednesday urged the central bank to cut its benchmark interest rate to...

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PBC gives guarded response to SBP’s measures
November 14, 2019

Pakistan Business Council (PBC) – a business advocacy body gave a guarded response to the State Bank’s initiatives to revive...

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