Tag: FTA

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...

Pakistan becomes fourth-largest market for cooking oil: experts

PAR Jan 23, 2017 0

Pakistan has become the fourth largest market for cooking oil after China, India and United Arab Emirates and third largest importer of the commodity...

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...

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...

Bangladesh wants to enhance trade ties with Pakistan: Monoj Kumar Roy

PAR Feb 23, 2016 0

Islamabad: Additional Secretary Ministry of Commerce Bangladesh Monoj Kumar Roy has expressed dissatisfaction on trade between D-8 countries. An Inter...

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...

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...

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...

SHC bars Customs from drawing regulatory duty

PAR Sep 2, 2015 0

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday barred the Pakistan Customs from drawing millions of rupees regulatory duty from its Nazir till Friday....

Govt fails to secure concessions from Indonesian FTA

PAR Jul 22, 2015 0

There is enough potential for trade between Pakistan and Indonesia to justify fast-tracking negotiations for a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA...

PPA for promotion of poultry processing

PAR May 5, 2015 0

LAHORE - While presenting budget proposals to Federal Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, Pakistan Poultry Association central chairman Major (r)...