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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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IFC Partners with Advocacy Group PBC to Advance Female Employment in Pakistan
December 4, 2017

Islamabad, Pakistan—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has partnered with the Pakistan Business Council (PBC), the country’s leading...

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PBC Letter to Governor Sindh – Issues Impacting Pakistan’s Economy
March 8, 2017

Mr. Mohamed Zubair Honorable Governor of Sindh Governor House Karachi Dear Governor, Issues Impacting Pakistan’s Economy Thank you for meeting...

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PAKISTAN BUSINESS COUNCIL’S COMMENTS ON THE EXPORT PACKAGE
January 13, 2017

The Export Package is a welcome “First Aid” for the struggling export sector. First aid is indeed how it should be seen as there remain fundamental challenges confronting exports and manufacturing that still need to be addressed

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