CPEC Aims to Target $100 billion Chinese Agri Market

Chinese Agri Market

According to Punjab agriculture secretary, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an opportunity for development of this region and Pakistan should reorganize its agriculture sector to get a major slice of the $100 billion worth of agriculture produce imports, Chinese agri market by China. At the launch of “CPEC – Prospects & Challenges More...

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Pakistan FDI
By Faiza Malik On Monday, August 21st, 2017

Malaysia Leads as Pakistan FDI Jumps to 162%

According to State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Pakistan FDI (foreign direct investment) raised from 162% – $85 million in last year up to $223 million in July 2017. Trade sector got highest FDI in July 2017 of More...

Income Tax Returns
By Faiza Malik On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Only 29% of NTN Holders File Income Tax Returns in Pakistan

According to the Tax Directory of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar only 29% of the registered National Tax Number (NTN) holders or 1.21 million people filed income tax returns for the tax year 2016, signaling at the weak More...

foreign exchange reserves of pakistan
By Faiza Malik On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Foreign Exchange Reserves of Pakistan Drops to $14.39 billion

Foreign exchange reserves of Pakistan held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have been experiencing a decline since last four weeks consecutively, falling 2.03% on a weekly basis. The foreign currency reserves More...

Pakistan Trade with Germany
By Faiza Malik On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Businessmen Urged to Increase Pakistan Trade with Germany

An awareness session was held at the German-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) in collaboration with the embassy of Germany, GIZ and KfW. The motto of the session was for the business community to More...

New Aircrafts in Pakistan
By Faiza Malik On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

PIA and Shaheen Bring New Aircrafts in Pakistan

Two Pakistan-based airlines, PIA and Shaheen inducted new aircrafts in Pakistan, in their fleets in order to expand their operations to new destinations with the industry’s annual growth of 8-10%. The Pakistani More...

Uber Rival
By Faiza Malik On Monday, August 7th, 2017

Uber Rival Grab to Raise $2.5 billion in Latest Financing

An Uber rival, the Southeast Asian ride-hailing company Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion in financing. The source would mostly be China’s Didi Chuxing and Japan’s Softbank, since Grab has started to take lead More...

China Port Deal
By Faiza Malik On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Sri Lanka Signs $1.1 Billion China Port Deal

Sri Lanka has signed a long overdue $1.1 billion China port deal on to lease its southern Hambantota port to China ignoring a plea by opposition parties to debate the pact in parliament. Sri Lanka Ports Authority More...

By Faiza Malik On Monday, July 31st, 2017

Careem Promotes Women Empowerment, Launches # HerJourney

Although women have been exhibiting exceptional talent, the workplace gender equality still remains an issue. If the gender gap is being closed, the World Economic Forum estimates the GDP of Egypt and UAE to grow More...

Worlds Richest Person
By Faiza Malik On Monday, July 31st, 2017

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Becomes Worlds Richest Person

Jeff Bezos became the worlds richest person on Thursday as the increase in the share prices of Amazon made him overtake the Microsoft founder Bill Gates’ rank according to the Forbes magazine estimated. The magazine More...