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PTI’s economic team to be largely Karachi-centric
August 24, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Unlike the previous government’s economic team which remained Lahore-centric, the new team formed by Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and headed...

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PBC urges Asad Umar to focus on ‘Make in Pakistan’
August 22, 2018

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has urged Finance Minister Asad Umar to unite the country behind a focused ‘Make...

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Fresh business priorities: normalising trade
August 6, 2018

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, the country’s influential grouping of businesses, conglomerates and multinationals has come...

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PBC Delegation met with Finance Minister
July 19, 2018

A delegation of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) led by Ehsan Malik and Bashir Ali Mohammad met Finance Minister, Dr....

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100-Day Agenda – Presentation
July 10, 2018

PBC unveils 100-day economic agenda IMF programme ‘inevitable’, says Pakistan Business Council With throne up for grabs, PBC launches economic...

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How to fix the Economy
June 19, 2018

The biggest challenge for an incoming government two months from now will be how to stabilise the economy. Foreign exchange...

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Comment, by invitation: Don’t let Chinese imports kill Pakistan’s local industry
May 20, 2018

From time to time, Dawn will invite a key stakeholder in business and economic matters to share his or her...

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PBC hails budget as ‘manufacturing-friendly’
May 3, 2018

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) welcomes the proposals put forward in the Federal Budget 2018 to initiate fundamental structural changes...

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Poorly – negotiated deals cause $18bln in annual trade deficits
May 2, 2018

KARACHI: Pakistan incurred over $18 billion in annual trade deficits due to poorly-negotiated agreements with different countries, a business policy...

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Seven PBC members export goods worth $1.75 billion in FY2018
March 6, 2018

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Wednesday said seven of its members shipped export cargoes worth $1.75 billion in...

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A nation of traders
January 29, 2018

THE Pakistan Business Council’s (PBC) recent report, titled Pakistan: Rising Imports, Declining Exports & Premature Deindustrialisation, provides careful documentation of...

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Is the PBC demanding protectionism?
January 26, 2018

After the PBC raised the banner of ‘Make in Pakistan’ in its Pakistan Economic Forum summit held last week, a...

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Boosting exports to China
January 26, 2018

That Pakistan can appreciably raise the level of exports to China is hardly much of a surprise. Trade watchers have...

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PBC expects $3.3b rise in Pakistan’s exports to China
January 25, 2018

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has projected that Pakistan could export an additional $3.3 billion worth of goods to...

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