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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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Good start, but decisiveness needed to build consensus on reforms: PBC
November 27, 2018

KARACHI: The government has made a good start in its early 100 days of rule, but it needs to build...

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PBC for Introducing Fundamental Economic Reforms
November 27, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Business Council (PBC), a private sector business advocacy forum, has urged the government to conduct fundamental economic reforms...

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PBC’s Assessment of the First 100 Days of the Government
November 26, 2018

The government is about to complete its first 100 days in power. The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) believes that the...

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PBC urges govt to go for structuralized IMF programme
October 13, 2018

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has urged the federal government to go for a structuralized International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme...

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Fiscal policy realignment sought to promote capital formation
October 13, 2018

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council (PBC) sought realignment of fiscal policy that tends to promote capital formation and investment as the...

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