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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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PBC Letter to Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Removal of 103C
March 15, 2021

Letter to Dr. Hafeez Shaikh, Federal Minister of Finance and Revenue (Government of Pakistan) by Ehsan Malik, CEO (The Pakistan...

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PBC Letter to SECP on SRO 229
March 8, 2021

Letter to Mr. Amir Khan Afridi, Director (Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan – SECP) by Ehsan Malik, CEO (The...

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What a Biden administration could mean for Pakistan’s economy
January 27, 2021

KARACHI: Joe Biden’s presidency is set to change much about the US foreign policy, but the new administration is unlikely...

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Letter – Framework for Promoting Export of Services
January 20, 2021

Letter to Dr. Hafeez Shaikh, Federal Minister of Finance and Revenue (Government of Pakistan) by Ehsan Malik, CEO (The Pakistan...

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Heating up the refrigeration industry
January 5, 2021

A recent report on Pakistan’s refrigerator industry by Pakistan Business Council, the first in PBC’s series of sectoral studies, warrants...

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