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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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Reversing Pakistan’s premature deindustrialization
January 10, 2017

It is natural to start a new calendar year on an optimistic note. Pakistan’s macro economy has stabilised. However, there is a fundamental issue that Pakistan needs to tackle urgently if it is to accelerate and sustain growth.

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PBC carries out highly significant study on Pak-Afghan trade
January 2, 2017

ISLAMABAD: There is huge potential for additional trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan of more than $500 million which should be explored to boost not only bilateral trade between the two countries but also to build stronger friendlier political ties.

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Pakistan Business Council Calls for National Consensus on the Economy
November 29, 2016

Pakistan has achieved relative macroeconomic stability. GDP growth in fiscal 2015/16 was the highest in eight years, borrowing costs the lowest in 42 years and inflation

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National consensus on economy needed
November 29, 2016

Such a consensus would help undertake fundamental reforms and develop a policy framework which can be deployed consistently, no matter who is in power, according to a short paper prepared by the council

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ANNOUNCEMENT: CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS
November 2, 2016

PBC is also pleased to announce that Mr. Fuad Hashimi will lead CERB as its Executive Director. Mr. Hashimi brings many years of valuable xperience.

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Ehsan Malik, CEO, Pakistan Business Council’s Speech at the Pakistan Business and Economic Summit, Karachi 22nd October 2016
October 24, 2016

Honorable Minister, distinguished leaders of business and co-stakeholders in “Opportunity Pakistan, Assalam Alaikum and Good Morning. Pakistan Business Council is...

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The Pakistan Business Council Hosts Energy Forum “Pakistan’s Power Sector: Electricity Availability and Cost”
May 20, 2016

The energy crisis in Pakistan is exacerbated by a lack of reliable information. Conflicting versions and hearsay have led to...

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Pakistan Economic Forum III to be held on 19 November
November 4, 2015

Karachi, November 4, 2015: In a launch event yesterday, the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) announced the holding of the 3rd...

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Experience of working with Provincial Tax Adminstration, April 8, 2015, PBC Chairman’s Speech to SRB on April 8, 2015
April 13, 2015

Honorable Chief Minister, Distinguished guests, ladies and Gentlemen, As-Salam-Alakum; As Chairman of The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) I am very...

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FBR takes action on PBC’s Recommendation
September 15, 2014

In May 2014 the PBC with input from its general membership and especially its Tax Committee submitted a representation...

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September 11, 2014

Abdul Basit, Pakistan high commissioner to India said Pakistan wants a level-playing field for...

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BIT Optimistic
March 20, 2014

Citing data obtained from the Office of the US Trade Representative, the PBC highlighted that the US government signed 41 investment treaties...

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