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Sugar prices jump up to 50pc in 14 months

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ISLAMABAD: Sugar prices surprisingly soared by over fifty percent (50%) since Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) came to power, thus witnessing a record...

Power tariff likely to go up by 98 paisa per unit

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ISLAMABAD: Power tariff is expected to go up as the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has requested the National Electric Power Regulatory Author...

Sugar industry conundrum

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A BIG question mark hangs over the viability of Sindh’s sugar industry amid a yawning gap between mills’ crushing capacity and the supply of sugar can...

WEEKLY COTTON REVIEW: prices remain stable in local, international markets

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The prices of cotton remained stable in local and international markets. The delay in issuing SRO regarding abolishing of import duty on cotton and it...

Labour shortage pushes up cost of manual plucking of cotton

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The cotton season in Maharashtra is coming to an end but in those areas of the state where the crop is extensively cultivated over rain-fed land, the...

China leads as top foreign investor in Pakistan

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China continued to be the leading country in terms of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan during the first half of the current fiscal year fro...

Traders support: PM’s decision to curb hoarding, profiteering

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Islamabad: The trading community supports the decision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to curb hoarding and profiteering to provide relief to the masses...

Wheat flour crisis deepens amid blame game

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ISLAMABAD: Amid an unprecedented price hike, another crisis in the form of wheat flour shortage has hit people across the country while the government...

Food inflation

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While the wealthy and middle classes struggle to maintain their standards of living amid unprecedented inflation, the poor are finding it even hard to...

Mitigating crisis: PM Imran approves import of 300,000 tonnes of wheat

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LAHORE: To end the prevailing flour crisis which has affected the entire country, Prime Minister Imran Khan has, in principle, approved the import of...