Tag: economic growth

Cotton prices hit season’s high

PAR Apr 18, 2018 0

Prices touched season's high level on the cotton market on Tuesday as mills indulged in fresh buying of lint cotton, dealers said. The official spot r...

Boao Forum for Asia & CPEC: A quick summary

PAR Apr 12, 2018 0

The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) is a non-profit organization that hosts high-level forums for leaders from government, business and academia in Asia. Th...

Pakistan open for all investors, minister dismisses notion 'Chinese are taking over'

PAR Mar 21, 2018 0

Pakistan expects net foreign direct investment (FDI) to jump about 60 percent in 2017/2018, the chairman of Pakistan's Board of Investment said, but s...

Bearish trend on cotton market

PAR Feb 16, 2018 0

The domestic cotton market continues to depict a lacklustre disposition where mills buying are mostly slow. The international cotton market is also mo...

Tightness continues on cotton market

PAR Jan 5, 2018 0

Cotton prices for the premium quality of lint continue to remain high due to depleting stocks on the domestic market, although the lower grades are se...

Tajikistan eager to be a part of CPEC

PAR Oct 25, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador Sherali Jononov, the envoy of the Republic of Tajikistan, called on Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday h...

Textile sector’s issues to be raised at ECC meeting: Ansari

PAR Sep 25, 2017 0

The Minister of State for Commerce and Textiles, Haji Muhammad Akram Ansari, hinted at the possibility of a separate tariff slab of electricity, gas a...

CPEC opportunities to be highlighted in SAARC-CCI

PAR Jul 7, 2017 0

KARACHI: President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Zubair F.Tufail will emphasis on enhancement of regional connectivity th...

CPEC to make sustainable impact on Pakistan's investment climate

PAR Jun 21, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST) Thursday said investment climate has been improved slightly while the China Pakistan Economic Cor...

CPEC offering indirect economic turnaround for Pakistan: Experts

PAR May 23, 2017 0

Islamabad: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would be a ‘game changer’ for the economy of Pakistan not because of the volume of investment i...

CPEC priority projects to produce 11,000MW by 2018

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD:In order to address a major bottleneck to sustainable economic growth, Pakistan and China have retained electricity generation capacity at 1...

OICCI submits taxation proposals for Punjab budget

PAR Apr 18, 2017 0

The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) submitted comprehensive "Taxation Proposals" for the upcoming 2017-18 Punjab budget re...

CPEC a journey towards economic regionalisation: Governor Punjab

PAR Apr 5, 2017 0

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Malik Rafiq Rajwana Tuesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPE) was not just a framework of regional connectivit...

PM invites Bahrain to benefit from CPEC opportunities

PAR Mar 30, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a corridor of energy, roads, motorways, pipelines, rail...

Prices fall modestly in thin trade

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

After maintaining a stable trend for a long time, cotton prices fell modestly on Thursday in the process of thin trading activity, dealers said. The o...