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Chronic agricultural weakness
January 25, 2018

The layperson may assume that the agriculture sector is where strength may lie in Pakistan — and they would be...

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Exports to China hold $3.3 billion potential
January 25, 2018

KARACHI: Pakistan Business Council, a leading business advocacy group, proposed the government to seek zero-tariff access for 25 products, mainly...

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Pakistani businesses deserve better deals from Chinese: PBC
January 25, 2018

KARACHI: The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has identified 25 products that could help fetch an additional $3.3 billion in exports,...

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PEF, CPFTA and CPEC
January 25, 2018

Lots of acronyms there! PEF is Pakistan Economic Forum whose fourth edition was show-cased last week. CPFTA is China Pakistan...

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Domestic investors’ voice
January 18, 2018

FOR a number of years now, the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has been conducting an exercise they call the Pakistan...

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PM announces plans for foreign assets amnesty scheme
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced on Wednesday the government’s intentions to offer an amnesty scheme for Pakistanis to...

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Industry group calls for release of detailed CPEC long-term plan
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Identifying short-term external liabilities as a significant challenge, Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Wednesday called for a measured watch...

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Loans rollover, tax cut advised to abridge C/A gap
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Economic experts and corporate heads on Wednesday advised the government to reduce current account gap by rolling over foreign...

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How realistic is ‘Make in Pakistan’?
January 18, 2018

Despite improving energy supplies and better law and order situation in the country, the big business looks worried. The Pakistan...

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Stop hurting industry, encourage Make in Pakistan: PBC
January 18, 2018

Pakistan Business Council (PBC) on Wednesday made a strong case for government policies to be reviewed and aligned to promote...

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Foreign assets: one-time tax amnesty scheme on the cards?
January 18, 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has hinted at announcing a one-time tax amnesty scheme aimed at bringing back foreign assets...

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4th Pakistan Economic Forum: Pakistan needs to utilise CPEC for its growth strategy: Dr Husain
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan needs to utilise the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for its growth strategy otherwise, it may miss this opportunity,...

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PM announces one-time amnesty scheme on offshore assets
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced on Wednesday that a one-time tax amnesty scheme on offshore assets will be...

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THE PAKISTAN BUSINESS COUNCIL’S AGENDA FOR THE ECONOMY
December 4, 2017

The central premise of PBC’s advocacy is that industry in a country with a consumer base of over 200 million can with the right policies, gain the critical mass to offer goods and services on competitive terms in both, the domestic and the global markets

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