Tag: Free Trade Agreement

Pakistan to export $325 million worth of goods to China

PAR Aug 11, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China on Thursday signed over three-dozen trade pacts for exporting $325 million worth of goods to Beijing, aimed at addressin...

ICCI considers Pak-Bahrain conference fruitful for CPEC cooperatio

PAR Apr 3, 2017 0

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has lauded the Pakistan-Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference held here on March 30 and consider...

China suggests Pakistan to align policies with CPEC

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

In a major development, China has asked Pakistan to align its development policies as well as internal reform agenda with the China-Pakistan Economic...

China, Pak set to re-initiate stalled crucial talks for FTA-II on Dec 5-7

PAR Nov 23, 2016 0

Islamabad - After a long pause, Beijing has agreed to re-initiate the much- awaited talks on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Phase-II with Pakistan and to...

Sri Lanka to appreciate India’s efforts to curb areca imports

PAR Oct 3, 2016 0

COLOMBO: The Central government has got Sri Lanka’s support in its efforts to curb import of arecanut. During her visit to Sri Lanka on September 26-2...

Customs Tribunal Chairman Manzoor reserves decisions in 3 cases

PAR Aug 19, 2016 0

ISLAMABAD: On the first day of hearing cases, Customs Appellate Tribunal Chairman Justice (r) Manzoor Hussain reserved decisions in three customs matt...

Tax Proposals 2016/2017: 2pc customs duty proposed on all basic raw material import

PAR May 11, 2016 0

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been urged to bring down customs duty at two percent for all basic industrial raw material. FBR received t...

Taxes, surcharges contributing towards high cost of doing business

PAR May 5, 2016 0

Number of taxes, duties and surcharges on business and trade are excessive inflating the cost of doing-business and rendering the textile products unc...

Pak-Russia bilateral trade volume reaches $2035.54m in last five years

PAR Mar 5, 2016 0

Lahore: The volume of bilateral trade between Pakistan and Russian Federation reached $ 2035.54 million during last five years. Of the total, Pakistan...

10 percent RD on fine yarn to be removed

PAR Feb 25, 2016 0

Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir said on Wednesday that the government would remove 10 percent Regulatory Duties (RD) on fine yarn but RD on...

Trade Ministers Council of D-8 group agrees to activate PTA from July 1

PAR Feb 18, 2016 0

Islamabad:  The second Trade Ministers Council of D-8 group has agreed to activate preferential trade agreement (PTA) from July 1 this year. The D-8 c...

Prospects of regional trade

PAR Dec 11, 2015 0

Though business and trade moots in Pakistan, which are arranged by the government agencies to spell out economic prospects of the country, often turn...

Korea wants strong trade ties with Pakistan: Envoy

PAR Nov 2, 2015 0

Sialkot:  Ambassador of Korea in Pakistan Dr. Song Jong Hwanhas stressed the need for making concrete efforts to boost bilateral trade between Pakista...

Pakistan Customs launches EDI for Afghan Transit Trade

PAR Oct 10, 2015 0

Karachi: The Pakistan Customs has launched the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) with the Afghan Customs for the transportation of Transit Trade with...

SHC declares import of alloy steel as duty free

PAR Oct 6, 2015 0

Karachi: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ruled that hot rolled steel sheets in coils, containing 0.0008 percent or more chemical element ‘boron’ would...