Tag: Economic Coordination Committee

After petrol, govt plans to introduce higher grade of diesel

par Jul 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to introduce better quality of High Speed Diesel (HSD) under the deregulated regime of oil marketing companies (...

Chinese firm awarded Rs55bn power project at Gwadar

PAR Mar 31, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Thursday allowed award of Rs55 billion worth of 300-megawatt coal power project...

Sugar export allowed by ECC

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has allowed export of 0.2 million metric tons of sugar within a period of sixty days after th...

A tale of two textile cities — one in China and one in Pakistan

PAR Mar 27, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The month of February featured tales of two textile cities. The first news came from Islamabad where the Economic Coordination Committee (...

Ministry recommends exporting 0.2 million tons of sugar

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

An inter-ministerial panel headed by Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir has recommended export of an additional quantity of 0.2 million tons o...

ECC exempts CPEC transmission line project from withholding tax on dividends

PAR Feb 23, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has approved allocation of $2...

Mills earn billions by selling sugar to USC at higher price

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Sugar barons have pocketed billions of rupees in collusion with the top management of Utility Stores Corporation (USC) by selling the sweet...

Sugarcane prices go up in Sindh

PAR Feb 9, 2017 0

The decline in sugarcane area and output in lower Sindh has triggered an upswing in demand which has pushed cane price to Rs200+ per 40kg in this crus...

Export of Sugar Office Memorandum

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject noted above and to state that the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet in Case No....

Deregulation of prices of CNG: proposal sent to all stakeholders

PAR Dec 3, 2016 0

The government is to deregulate prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) countrywide and in this connection a proposal has been sent to all stakeholders...

Wheat flour worth $198 million exported to 27 countries

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

Pakistan exported 626,289 metric ton wheat flour worth $198 million, to 27 different countries and 450 metric ton of wheat, worth $158,000, to Afghani...

Oil consumers paying up to 38% extra

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

Consumers in Pakistan have been paying up to 38% more on oil when compared with the prices prevailing in the international market to make up for the s...

Crude oil production reaches record high of 100,000 bpd

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

Pakistan has produced a record high 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil recently after oil and gas exploration companies expedited efforts to f...

North-South pipeline: Pakistan, Russia reach LNG price accord

PAR Dec 1, 2016 0

Pakistan and Russia have agreed on the price for the $2-billion North-South pipeline that will pump imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Karachi...

Govt paid Rs65b in markup on financing for power firms

PAR Nov 18, 2016 0

The government has paid Rs65 billion in markup on the Rs136.45-billion syndicated term financing facility taken to repay debt of state-owned power dis...