Tag: economic growth

Arif Habib Group to invest Rs25b in new cement plant

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

Development work under CPEC leads to increased demand of cement in Pakistan. Arif Habib Group’s Power cement shares plan to set up a new plant to qu...

Encouraged by CPEC, KP government to conduct investment road-show in China

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor finds increasing popularity in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as the Chief Minister directs working groups of...

Early Harvest Projects Under CPEC To Be Completed By 2017-18

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

National Assembly Standing on Planning Development and Reforms here on Tuesday was informed that under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), 12 ear...

Experts for promoting integrated long-term energy planning

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

Energy experts in a policy roundtable have urged the government to promote integrated long-term planning in the energy sector and check gaps in the ma...

All Provinces To Get Equal Benefits From CPEC: Ahsan

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal Saturday said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a national project an...

PEW for steps aimed at saving textile industry

PAR Jan 9, 2017 0

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said future of textile industry seems bleak therefore the government should take urgent steps to save it fr...

'Unproductive proposals impeding efforts towards textile industry revival'

PAR Jan 6, 2017 0

Unproductive and baseless proposals by the non-stakeholders are impeding the government's efforts for revival of ailing textile industry, while Pakist...

Chinese firms offer to provide Smart Grid Technology

PAR Dec 7, 2016 0

Chinese firms are keen to provide Pakistan with Smart Grid Technology (SGT) to address massive power distribution and transmission losses. This was st...

Growing India-Pakistan tension: trade regime not changed: Dastgir

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan Thursday said that despite diplomatic tension between Pakistan and India trade regime has not been...

REAP Chief Patron hosts reception for US consul general

PAR Nov 29, 2016 0

Grace W Shelton Consul General of Unites States of America assured to extend support for the betterment of trade between Pakistan and USA here on Mond...

China now in Arabian Sea through Kashgar-Gwadar link

PAR Nov 14, 2016 0

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday inaugurated a trade route linking Gwadar port to the Chinese city of Kashgar as part of a joint multi-billion-dolla...

Weak disposition on cotton market

PAR Nov 4, 2016 0

Prices of ready seed cotton (Kapas/Phutti) decreased by about Rs 50 per 40 Kgs this week, while lint prices are reported to have conceded Rs 50 to Rs...

LNG import: deals to be negotiated with six states'' firms

PAR Nov 2, 2016 0

Pakistan has decided to negotiate Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import deals with companies of six countries aimed at meeting gas shortages hitting indu...

Wind farm: ADB approves $75 million loan

PAR Nov 1, 2016 0

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $75 million loan with Tricon boston Consulting Corporation (TBCC) to support the development of the la...

Preferential treatment to textiles: US rejects key demand

PAR Oct 19, 2016 0

United States of America (USA) on Tuesday rejected Pakistan's foremost demand of preferential treatment to its textile products in the US market, sayi...